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Research librarian Roy Brown honored as VCU Health Lactation Champion

The VCU Health Lactation Committee annually recognizes individuals who champion, support, promote and protect breastfeeding, acknowledging the role it plays in improving the health and survival of families and children. Empowering parents and ensuring their rights requires advocating for policies, legislation, parent-friendly workplaces and gender-equitable social norms.  For 2021-2022, Research and Education Librarian and Liaison […]

VCU Libraries hosts medical librarians meeting in Richmond

The annual meeting of the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Medical Library Association (MAC/MLA) was convened at the Omni Hotel in downtown Richmond from October 23-25, 2022. This was the eighth time MAC/MLA has met in Richmond during the past 70 years. This was the first in-person meeting for MAC/MLA since 2019 due to the COVID-19 […]

Librarians at Work: ARL Fall meeting

VCU was well represented this week at the fall meeting of the Association of Research Libraries in Washington. The Association of Research Libraries is a membership organization of libraries and archives in major public and private universities, federal government agencies and large public institutions in Canada and the US. ARL advocates on research libraries’ behalf, […]

Retired faculty invited back to campus

Retired VCU faculty are invited back to campus for a lunch on November 4th, 2022 to reconnect and learn about the VCU Book Art Collection in Special Collections and Archives. If you haven’t yet received an invitation, please email libdevelop@vcu.edu and we’ll send you the information.

Health Sciences Library marks 90 years on N. 12th Street

On September 14, faculty and staff of the Health Sciences Library celebrated 90 years at 509 N. 12th Street. Though the Health Sciences Library, in one form or location or another, has been a part of the medical campus since 1897, the current building was completed and opened in 1932. The building was expanded in […]

VCU’s Knott moderates panel at National Library of Medicine symposium

Teresa L. Knott, MLS, MPA, AHIP, FMLA, of VCU Libraries is among an august group invited to participate at the National Library of Medicine’s Lindberg-King Lecture & Scientific Symposium: Science, Society, and the Legacy of Donald A.B. Lindberg, M.D. on Thursday, September 1, 2022, via NIH Videocast.  Knott, who has long been active in national health […]

VCU Libraries data expert named to National Center for Data Services post

Nina Exner has been appointed to a new national position as an ambassador of the Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) National Center for Data Services (NCDS) The NNLM National Center for Data Services (NCDS) coordinates with other NNLM Regions, Offices, and Centers to provide training and resources to increase data science capacity among […]

They came back to the stacks!

Former VCU Libraries student workers and supervisors enjoy a picnic on the terrace of Cabell Library

Why Avasthi chooses open: access, engagement, and student success

The interview series “Why We Choose Open: OER Stories” invites VCU community members to share why they use, adapt or create Open Educational Resources (OER) and what impact that work has on their students, teaching experiences, and/or career. Faculty: Manika Avasthi, Professional Development Instructor, VCU College of Engineering (Formerly of VCU School of Business) Resource: […]

Why Murphy-Judy chooses open: learning for, with, and from students

The interview series “Why We Choose Open: OER Stories” invites VCU community members to share why they use, adapt or create Open Educational Resources (OER) and what impact that work has on their students, teaching experiences, and/or career. Faculty: Kathryn Murphy Judy, Professor of French, School of World Studies Resource: Atelier RÉEL, an interactive and […]

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