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The therapy animals from VT Helping PAWS are returning to the second floor lobby of Newman Library from 6:00pm to 7:00pm on Thursday, December 12, 2013. Come take a break from studying to pet and hang out with these friendly balls of fur and their vet school handlers.
Due to excessive shipping delays, increased risk of losing items in the mail, staffing shortages, among other issues, most lending libraries will not fill interlibrary loan requests from mid-December through the first week or two of January. Therefore, our Interlibrary Loan office will stop most interlibrary borrowing during the winter break. Please note the following schedule and plan your research needs accordingly.
Do you have opinions about the library? Are there things in the library that you would like to see more of? Things you'd want to change?
Apply to join the inaugural Library Student Advisory Board so you can give feedback on library programs, services, and renovations. We are currently seeking twenty students (undergraduate and graduate) to help shape the scope and character of this group. Monthly meetings will begin February 2014.
Mango for Libraries now offers an option for learning languages through watching films with subtitles and other features. There are currently four films available (one for Chinese, one for Japanese, and two for English for Spanish speakers) and more will be added in the coming months.
The University Libraries, in partnership with the Provost's Office, the Office of the Vice President for Research, and Virginia Tech's Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa are sponsoring the ninth annual Virginia Tech Authors Day to honor the authors' academic contributions to the university. Please send a list of books (including ebooks and other creative productions, but not journal articles or book chapters) that you have authored/co-authored, edited, or produced, that have a publication date of 2013 to Lori Lee, by Friday, December 20, 2013.
Addison's Request button is used to initiate several services. You'll typically need to login to My Library Account after using the button, if you have not already logged in. That way we can connect the item you are requesting to your account and notify you when we've completed our part of the request.
A lot of the library's online resources come as PDFs: articles, ebooks, conference proceedings, and much more. Here are some recommended tools for working with these documents:
Sun: Open 9:00am*
Mon-Thu: Open 24 hours*
Fri: Close at 8:00pm*
Sat: 9:00am - 8:00pm
* During 24 hour operation, a valid Hokie Passport is required to access or remain in the library between 12 midnight and 7:30am.
Sun, Dec 1: Closed
Mon-Thu, Dec 2-5: 8:00am - 10:00pm
Fri, Dec 6: 8:00am- 6:00pm
Sat, Dec 7: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Mon-Thu: 11:00am - 10:00pm
Fri: 11:00am - 7:00pm
Sat: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sun: 11:00am - 11:00pm
Mon-Thu: 7:30am - 11:00pm
Fri: 7:30am - 5:00pm
Sat: 9:00am - 6:00pm