Remarkable Women Throughout History: Snapshots from Special Collections

remarkable women throughout history: snapshots from special collections. March 1-31. Newman Library 2nd floor commons

    Starting on March 1 until March 31, the second floor of Newman Library will be home to the Remarkable Women Throughout History: Snapshots from Special Collections. The exhibit will use primary source materials from the University Libraries’ Special Collections to highlight the remarkable contributions women have made throughout history.       From… Read more »

Learn more about DJing and fair use at #VTDITC

Digging in the Crates: Hip Hop Studies at Virginia Tech - Intro to DJing & Fair Use. Feb 16, Newman Library 1st floor Multipurpose Room, 7-9 p.m.

Hip Hop Studies at Virginia Tech + the University Libraries present Digging in the Crates! Thursday, February 16 from 7-9 p.m.   Virginia Tech students Dylan Holliday and Alayna Carey, along with Craig Arthur, Teaching and Learning Engagement Librarian, will lead a presentation addressing the intersection of DJing and fair use.   Next, we’ll have… Read more »

Celebrate Virginia Tech’s authors with us on February 27!

Save the Date for VT Authors Recognition event on February 27, 2017, 4:30-8 p.m. Newman Library Multipurpose Room

The 12th annual VT Authors Recognition event will be on Monday, February 27, 2017. Please join us in celebrating Virginia Tech authors who published books over the past year and RSVP at bit.ly/VTAuthors2017.   Each year, the University Libraries hosts the VT Authors Recognition event to celebrate those at the university who have published books… Read more »

Undergraduates: reserve your spot for the Advanced Research Skills program!

find what you're looking for: advanced research skills program, university libraries

The Advanced Research Skills program will introduce you to undergraduate research and opportunities available on campus. You’ll practice high-level research skills, such as managing data, using citation managers, and giving poster presentations, that will prepare you for undergraduate research. You can expect to gain confidence in your research skills as well as an understanding of… Read more »

Join us for the Big Data Science Workshop on January 12!

big data science workshop: January 12, 2017, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Newman Library Multipurpose Room

In an era of Big Data, reproducible research and efficient workflows become vitally important to the research process. How do researchers handle large datasets? What skills do graduate students need to become big data analysts? Join the University Libraries and Advanced Research Computing at Virginia Tech, and the Center for Open Science on January 12,… Read more »

VPI in WWI exhibit Nov. 7-11 in honor of Veterans Day

ROTC Company on Drillfield in 1918

In honor of Veterans Day, a digital photo exhibit in Newman Library will commemorate the lives of Virginia Polytechnic Institute (today called Virginia Tech) alumni who served in the First World War.   Exhibit: November 7-11, Newman Library 2nd floor entrance Reception and talks: Thursday, November 10, 11 a.m. Tour of the Corps of Cadets… Read more »

Virginia Tech Science Festival | Photo Gallery

Every year, Virginia Tech’s Science Festival draws curious visitors from around the New River Valley and delights them with interactive demonstrations, hands-on experiences and even live performances that incorporate science, engineering, technology and math. This year, the University Libraries hosted a number of exhibits in Newman Library’s Multipurpose Room. Visitors learned how to engineer landing… Read more »

VT News: Open Access Week at Virginia Tech set for Oct. 24-30

Members of the university gather during Open Access Week to discuss its implications

At universities around the world, faculty, staff, and students require access to journals, databases, and datasets to produce research. Currently, this access often comes at a hefty price to university libraries — a price that many cannot afford.   Open Access Week, Oct. 24-30, is an international celebration of the benefits of open access. Virginia… Read more »

2016 VT Authors Recognition event

Our annual Virginia Tech Authors Recognition event is just around the corner! Join us as we celebrate the achievements of these authors and their contributions to Virginia Tech, to higher education and to the broader community on February 29, 2016. The evening will include food and drinks from local vendors, great company and a presentation by Phi… Read more »

Exam Study Break Surprise | Video

Nothing like a cup of coffee and a late night grilled cheese to help you push through exam week, right? Just our way of letting you know we’re in your corner. You’ve got this, hokies! ———- See more Virginia Tech videos here.