Wednesday, October 26, 2011

We need your feedback!

We need volunteers!

Please consider volunteering for a focus group about the library. We want to know how we're doing, what we can do better and what you'd like to see in the future. Times are to be determined based on your availability but pizza, dessert and drinks will be provided.

If you are interested, please contact Crystal Newell at or 434.961.5308 before November 7, 2011.

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Love Your Library! Video Contest

Get creative; think big! Submit an entry to the Love Your Library! Video Contest for a chance to win $500.00!

The library is looking for the ultimate promotional video made by students like you. Let your creative side run wild as you demonstrate how awesome using the library is. Remember, you only have two weeks left to submit an entry. The deadline is Friday, November 4.

May the best video win!

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Films on Demand now available!

The library is pleased to announce its newest addition: Films on Demand, a streaming video database. This wonderful new resource offers videos in the subject areas of Health & Medicine and Guidance & Counseling, and there is so much from which to choose! Take a look at the videos on human anatomy and physiology, nutrition, diseases and disorders, drug use, child abuse, academic success, sex education...the list just goes on and on.

A link to this resource may be found on the library’s Web page. From the library’s home page, click Online Videos. The link to Films on Demand is located near the top.

All the videos are accessible both on and off campus, just be sure your computer meets the minimum technical requirements and that you have high speed Internet access. For more information about the technical requirements click here.

We hope you take advantage of this wonderful resource. If you should encounter any issues, please let us know. Happy viewing!

Friday, October 14, 2011

Fall break

The library will, in fact, be open on Monday and Tuesday of next week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Normal hours will resume on Wednesday.

Stop by and study for a while. It should be a lot more quiet than usual. In the mean time, have a great weekend!

Friday, October 7, 2011

New books by the dozens!

The library is pleased to announce its newest group of books available for check out! May we suggest the following?

Everyone needs a little assistance being present (and mindful) and couldn't everyone be a little happier? Try Happiness: Essential Mindfulness Practices and You are here: discovering the magic of the present moment by Thich Nhat Hanh

We have a plethora of sports titles for the aficionado.

Many of you probably know of at least one person who has had to foreclose in this economic environment. Learn about the impact of this in Foreclosing the Dream: How America's Housing Crisis is Reshaping Our Cities and Suburbs by William H. Lucy.

Thinking about applying to college and struggling with the essay portion? Then you need:
Like always, this is just a few of our great new books. Take a look at the catalog or new books list for more. See you soon!