Collections Services

See something missing from our collections? U.Va. students, faculty and staff can submit purchase requests or get materials through Interlibrary Loan. Faculty can also request office delivery of materials. To learn more about specific collections and collection news, see our Collections page.

Data Services

Data services at the Library are evolving to meet emerging research needs. We can help you access, install, and use U.Va. site-licensed research software; find, create, use, and analyze data; help develop and execute data management plans; and assist with submitting data sets to Libra or another repository. Our experts offer workshops and other forms of training, and are available for one-on-one consultation.

Digitization & Computing

The Library offers scanning, printing, and copying services. You can also connect to Library databases from off-Grounds (U.Va. community only). There are public computers in Alderman, Brown, and Clemons, but these are very popular so we recommend you bring your laptop for working in the Library.

Reference, Consultations, & Classes

Library staff are research experts who can help you navigate our resources to get your work done. We offer reference assistance, one-on-one or in-class instruction, short courses, and subject expertise, as well as consultations on data management and specialized fields like GIS and digital research and scholarship.

Rooms, Equipment, & Reservations

Explore our study spaces or check out equipment needed for your digital project. You can also reserve collaborative study rooms at several libraries.


Scholarly Communication Services

The Library supports the growing movement to reform scholarly communication within the academy. Libra, U.Va’s institutional repository, assists in this effort by allowing members of the U.Va. community to deposit their scholarship for preservation and open access. We also provide information about copyright, fair use, intellectual property, and related issues affecting teaching, research and scholarly communication.