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White boards and brainstorming

Sometime you just need to scribble your thoughts down to get them organized. Newman Library has white boards available throughout the building; when you are working virtually with your group, shared white boards replicate that experience. Brainstorming applications allow you to arrange components of your project or research topic so you can divide up responsibilities or organize a paper.

  • Bubbl.us

    Bubbl.us lets you visually outline a concept, create a flow chart for a process, or map a website. You can create a free account or sign in with your GMail account. You can use the resulting mind-maps to help in the database searching process or for writing your research paper.



  • Anita Walz
  • Open Education and Online Learning Environments Librarian
  • 540-231-2204
  • arwalz@vt.edu
  • 207B Newman Library (0434)
    560 Drillfield Drive
    Blacksburg, VA 24061

Newman Library exam hours

Sun, Dec 14: open 7:30am*
Mon-Wed, Dec 15-17: open 24 hours*
Thu, Dec 18: close 8:00pm
Fri, Dec 19: 7:30am - 8:00pm
Sat-Sun, Dec 20-21: 9:00am - 6:00pm

* During 24 hour operation, a valid Hokie Passport is required to access or remain in the library between 12 midnight and 7:30am.

Current semester hours