Collections on the move!

sign in front of books reading: this collection is in the process of shifting. if you need help finding a book, please go to the 2nd floor reference desk

If your favorite section of books seems to be missing, or you can’t locate a book, have no fear! It’s probably just hanging out in a new spot. We’re reorganizing and some print collections are being moved within the building.   Beginning March 13, literature collections in the P classification are moving to the 3rd… Read more »

FAQs | Newman Library Reorganization Project

What’s happening on the 4th floor of Newman Library? As part of the university’s Beyond Boundaries initiative and in support of the Destination Areas, the University Libraries have been incorporated into the proposed Innovation Corridor. Space on the 4th floor of Newman Library has been allocated for that purpose and in the coming year, will… Read more »

New Electronic Resources Added in 2016

Berry trees in front of Newman Library

The University Libraries have added more than 100 new electronic resources to our collection in the past year. As the world gets more and more digital, the way people do their research and use resources in their coursework has changed, as well. So, we thought you might be interested the many new digital journals, databases,… Read more »

6 books to read this summer

Are you in a mid-summer slump? Luckily for you, we asked the University Libraries’ very own Learning Services Librarian Julia Feerrar to put together a list of her top summer reads. Now you have no excuse not to get out of the house and check these books out from a library near you! The books… Read more »

10 Cocktails from Special Collections to Celebrate Graduation

A picture of a cocktail.

In honor of the class of 2016’s graduation, we did some digging through a collection in Special Collections to find the perfect celebratory cocktails for our newest Hokie alumni. The collection we pulled from is part of a bartending manual from 1935 and a recipe book from 1944 from a Los Angeles-based bartending school. The drinks… Read more »