The German Program and University Libraries host The White Rose: The Student Resistance Against Hitler, Munich 1942/43 traveling exhibit

The German Program and the University Libraries will host a traveling exhibit, the White Rose: The Student Resistance against Hitler, Munich 1942/43, March 13 – 30, in the Newman Library fourth floor commons.  The exhibit opening will follow a guest lecture on March 13 at 7 p.m. by University of Virginia professor Manuela Achilles, “Speaking… Read more »

Capturing the Natural World

  The University Libraries’ Special Collections is proud to host Flora Virginica until March 16. In partnership with Virginia Tech’s Massey Herbarium, this display brings together the comprehensive history and imagery of Virginian botany to celebrate the Herbarium’s ongoing research and updated compendium. We would like to give a warm thanks to the Flora of… Read more »

Agricultural and Historical Collections: Ebooks for Everyone Part 4

Researchers now have access to over one million ebooks from the University Libraries. Ebooks are an amazing resource that are available to the entire Virginia Tech community. To celebrate this landmark achievement, here is Part 4 of a new series titled “Ebooks for Everyone.”   Ebook collections come from a variety of publishers and cover… Read more »

The Mapping the Fourth of July exhibit is open through July 31

Now through July 31, visit the second floor of Newman Library and enjoy the newest exhibit, Mapping the Fourth of July.   Mapping the Fourth of July is a website that allows anyone to explore the fascinating history of the American Civil War. Users can read, transcribe, and analyze actual Civil War era documents to… 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 »