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Webinars on library resources

Listed here are webinars offered by database, ejournal, ebook, and other library resource companies (as opposed to ones we offer ourselves). Anyone can sign up for these webinars and view them at your own desktop. (You'll want to verify you have the necessary software to view and participate in the webinar.) Some provide the webinar audio through your computer's speakers of headphones, other require you to call into a phoneline.

  • ProQuest Congressional Basic

    Monday, April 13, 2015
    12:30pm- 1:30pm
    Register on Webex

    What's new in Congressional Basic? Join this 30-minute webinar to see some of the enhancements that have been popping into the interface. We'll include a look at tweets and see how they can be used to find members of Congress with different opinions, the other social media and where it comes from, and look at the new (graphic!) Vote reports and member content.

  • Literature Resource Center

    Tuesday, November 17, 2015
    11:00am - noon
    Register on Webex

    Attendees will be able to:

    • Navigate the home page to determine the search that should be used to find different information
    • Maximize the different search strategies such as a person search, works search, basic search, and advanced search.
    • Explore browsing options such as topic finder & term frequency to connect subjects and put topics into historical context.
    • Manage results to find the most appropriate articles for literature topics
    • Utilize different article features such as citation tools, highlights & notes, sharing, translations, print, email, and many more.
    • Recognize how to use bookmarks and folders as a way to manage and organize information found within the database
  • Artstor for music studies

    Tuesday, November 17, 2015
    2:00pm - 2:30pm
    Register on GoToMeeting

    Join our free introductory webinar highlighting content in the Artstor Digital Library for music studies. We’ll look at relevant collections, search terms and features such as searching for images, creating image groups, and various methods for sharing that will be useful for faculty and researchers interested in this topic.

  • Making the most of your presentation using Artstor

    Thursday, November 19, 2015
    2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Register on GoToMeeting

    This session is all about putting on a show! We’ll demonstrate how to present using images from the Artstor Digital Library by using groups in the Image Viewer, downloading images and groups, exporting to Powerpoint or as a zip file, and how to get started with the Artstor’s presentation tool, the OIV (Offline Image Viewer).

  • Biography in Context

    Friday, November 20, 2015
    10:00am - 11:00am
    Register on Webex

    In this session you will learn how to:

    • Search, locate, and retrieve all kinds of magazine, newspaper and reference articles for all kinds of biographical research
    • Save and use content in a variety ways
  • Business Source on EBSCOhost

    Friday, November 20, 2015
    11:00am - noon
    Register on Webex

    Business Source Complete provides over 4,000 full-text business magazines and journals, detailed information on 1.1 million of the world’s largest public and private companies, and additional information including industry reports and SWOT analysis. During this session learn how to find full text articles on a specific company, product, and competitor or business topic. The easy to use search interface (basic and advanced) will be demonstrated. Company Information will be shown and methods to easily retrieve directory type listings on public and private companies demonstrated. The ability to create Search Alerts to track recent publications on products or companies will be demonstrated.


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Sun: opens at 9:00am*
Mon-Thur: open 24 hours*
Fri: closes at 8:00pm
Sat: 9:00a. - 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.

Current semester hours

NVC Resource Center fall hours

Sun: Closed
Mon-Thu: 11:00am - 10:00pm
Fri: 11:00am - 7:00pm
Sat: 9:00am - 5:00pm

Current semester hours

Veterinary Medicine Library fall hours

Sun, Nov 15: 11:00am - 11:00pm
Mon-Thu, Nov 16-19: 7:30am - 11:00pm
Fri, Nov 20: 7:30am - 5:00pm
Sat, Nov 21: Closed

Current semester hours