5 Essential Steps to Cracking Finals

Photo of male student writing notes in a notebook while listening to music through earphones coming from his computer; he is in a library space

      And other tests for that matter! We see thousands of students every day working hard in preparation for their exams. To help out, here’s a list we’ve compiled on some of the most widely agreed upon and scientifically researched study tips for effective, pre-holiday-positive results:       1. Start now. And… Read more »

Library materials available for delivery through campus mail

Through a partnership with Virginia Tech’s Mail Services, the University Libraries’ delivery service, Book Runner, now delivers library materials through campus mail. Faculty and staff with a campus address and/or department mail code may have most books and other items sent through campus mail.   To request items for delivery, find what you need in… Read more »

Mapping the Fourth of July Reception on June 28, 2017

We would like to invite you to a reception for the most recent exhibit at Newman Library, Mapping the Fourth of July: Exploring Independence Day in the Civil War Era.   The reception will take place on June 28, 2017 at 4 p.m. in the 2nd floor commons of Newman Library, refreshments will be served…. Read more »

9 Books by Veterans to Read in Honor of Memorial Day

We’ve compiled a list of 9 books written by veterans that you can read in honor of Memorial Day. Check them out from Newman Library or a local library if you’re home for the holiday.   1. The Things They Carried, by Tim O’Brien   What list would be complete without this classic work? O’Brien tells… Read more »