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partners spaces Commons: study and team working spaces Services: Library service desks and equipment Help: people ready to assist you Virtual collaboration: online tools for group projects Partners: Other university services available in Newman

The libraries partner with departments across campus to provide you with services and assistance in Newman Library and online.

  • Assistive Technology (AT) Services

        AT services
    Assistive Technologies (AT) manages a space in 110 Newman Library that provides video and screen magnifiers, screen readers, speech and voice recognition software, and assistive reading, writing, and note taking products along with training for persons with a documented disability and a need for AT accommodations.
  • Library study café

        Library study café

    With coffee, tea, and other specialty drinks provided by EspressOasis, plus locally baked goods and snacks, lots of electric outlets, and comfy seating, the study café is the happening spot in Newman Library. Whether you are watching a poetry reading, pulling an all-nighter, or enjoying the latest edition to our Popular Reading Collection, we hope you enjoy this special space on the first floor.

  • CommLab

    CommLab extends the classroom experience and provides support for class assignments and special projects. Graduate and undergraduate students trained in public speaking and group work are available to help students with all areas of the speech making process. We also have videotaping capabilities. Students who wish to be videotaped should state that when making an appointment.

  • ePortfolio peer mentors

        ePortfolio peer mentoring
    The ePortfolio Initiatives office works with undergraduate students who serve as eMentors for their peers. These students provide tutoring and assistance on all things related to student ePortfolios, such as writing, design, and software support.
  • LISA (Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Statistical Analysis)

        LISA (Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Statistical Analysis)

    LISA provides statistical advice, analysis, and education to Virginia Tech researchers by offering individual collaboration meetings, walk-in consulting, educational short courses, and support for interdisciplinary research projects. LISA's statistical collaborators are trained to help researchers design experiments, analyze and plot data, run statistical software, interpret results, and communicate statistical concepts to non-statisticians. Our assistance is free for Virginia Tech faculty, staff, and students on academic research projects. Consultants are available in Port (room 3300 Torgersen) on a regular schedule.

  • Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets Museum

        Cadet museum

    With the ongoing construction on cadet quarters on the upper quad, the Virginia Tech Corp of Cadets Museum is temporarily housed on the fourth floor of Newman Library, making this fascinating collection documenting an important part of the history of the university publicly viewable for the first time. Some 25 cases display old cadet uniforms, pictures, articles, sabers, band memorabilia, and unit artifacts.

  • Writing Center

        Writing Center

    The Writing Center is is located in Newman Library's second floor Learning Commons, just past the elevators. It is open to all Virginia Tech students, faculty, and staff, at all levels. We work with writing and reading assignments from any course in the university. We can also help you with writing projects that are not linked to classes. The Center is free and open for regular appointments or walk-in sessions.



Newman Library break hours

Sun, Dec 21: 9:00am - 6:00pm
Mon-Tues, Dec 22-23: 7:30am - 8:00pm
Wed, Dec 24: 7:30am - 12:00  noon
Thu-Thu, Dec 25 - Jan 1: Closed

Current semester hours