Continuing & Professional Studies
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Questions? Ask the School of Continuing & Professional Studies (SCPS) Librarian
Need help finding information for a research project or have questions about borrowing library books? Contact us. We are happy to help with any questions about research or library services.
Mitch Farish – SCPS Librarian
During evening and weekend hours, please call 434-924-3021 or chat with a librarian.
Instructions for students living outside the Charlottesville/Albemarle area
SCPS students living outside the Charlottesville/Albemarle area can request that books from the UVA Library or from other libraries be sent to their homes by setting up an Interlibrary Services (ILS) account. To get started:
- Visit the Delivery of Materials to SCPS & Distance Education Students page
- Click on the First Time Users link at the bottom of the login box
- Choose Distance Education Student/SCPS
Please read instructions at the bottom of the ILS registration form under “Users who live outside Charlottesville /Albemarle County area.” Also, please be sure to list a “secure” address, where packages of books may be left if you’re not home.
Instructions for students living within the Charlottesville/Albemarle area
SCPS students living within the Charlottesville/Albemarle area will need an Interlibrary Services (ILS) account to request books from other libraries, or to request books listed in VIRGO with an Ivy Annex location. Follow the steps listed above to register for an account. Please pay special attention to the instructions at the bottom of the page under “Users who live inside the Charlottesville/Albemarle County area.”
Improve Your Research
In addition to the online catalog, Virgo, the Library offers online subject guides as well as in-person help. Our list of databases and journal finder tools can also help you find specific articles, datasets, and more.
Learn More about the Library
- SCPS faculty can contact us to arrange library instruction sessions for their courses.
- SCPS students can request a research consultation to learn more about the library’s resources and services.
Partner SCPS Libraries
We have partnered with two other libraries in the state to provide in-person service if you are in the area. Drop in and say hello!