Using the Library
Research support, services, and tools
Search, borrow, request
Search Virgo to find Library items, or databases to search specific journals. Subject guides can give you a quick start or you can request items the Library doesn’t yet have access to.
Teaching & publication support
Get Library help in the classroom and publishing support for your own research.
Using Library spaces
Reserve spaces or find a great new place to study!
Equipment & technology
Find makerspaces, equipment you can take home, and specialty software.
Get research help
Assistance with Special Collections, research data, and general Library use.
The Library offers study spaces, workshops, and help for all kinds of research and classwork needs.
Grad students cover a lot of ground in the process of learning, research, and teaching. We have plenty of ways to help you succeed!
From classroom assistance to publishing support, the Library has services to help your semester be a successful one.
An exhibition showcasing portraits that African Americans in Central Virginia commissioned from the Holsinger Studio during the first decades of the twentieth century. The portraits expressed the individuality of the women and men who commissioned them and silently yet powerfully asserted the Black community’s claims to rights and equality.