Alumni Services

Library Services

The Library offers services and consultations for research projects of all kinds, and our libraries offer wireless access and a variety of spaces for solitary or group work. Stop by and use your student/alumni ID number to check out books. If you have questions please contact us:

  • via e-mail at library@virginia.edu
  • by IM using screen name AlumniLibRef
  • or by phone at (434) 924-3021

Online Research Tools

U.Va. alumni have access to five outstanding online research tools from EBSCO. These resources are underwritten by the Office of Engagement Alumni Education program for free use by University of Virginia alumni. You must first login to HoosOnline to access EBSCO online libraries. See the Library’s FAQ page  and Alumni Services FAQ page for more information.

Academic Search Alumni Edition

Full text for more than 3,350 journals—including more than 3,000 peer-reviewed journals—as well as indexing and abstracting for more than 8,200 journals.

Business Source Alumni Edition

Full-text sources ranging from general periodicals to trade publications and top management journals. Additional full text sources include country economic reports, industry reports, market research reports, company profiles and more.

Business Book Summaries

Comprehensive summaries are provided for more than 700 of the top business books from the last 20 years.

CINAHL® Database

Coverage of nursing, biomedicine, health sciences librarianship, alternative/complementary medicine, consumer health and 17 allied health disciplines.

Health Library

Comprehensive coverage of health, wellness and other medical-related topics.

Manage Your Research

RefWorks is a software application that allows you to download citations from databases and put them into a personal research database. You can access this database from any computer and automatically format bibliographies in over 400 styles including APA and MLA.

Popular Links

Thomas Jefferson
Find major online collections of Jefferson’s writings, quotations and other information resources about Jefferson. Visit the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library for U.Va’s Jefferson collections that are not available online.

Genealogy
A brief guide to genealogical resources in the University of Virginia Library.

Images
Finding images can be difficult. Sometimes, it’s hard to describe what you’re looking for. Other times, it’s hard to find good quality images. And when you do find an image, it can be hard to know whether you might be violating copyright if you use it for your project.  This guide was created to help you become more successful in finding and using digital images.

Find Facts
A library created research guide pointing to public information, consumer issues, dictionaries, and jobs/employment resources.