University Libraries welcomes students, provides expertise and resources for success
August 26, 2019
The University Libraries welcomes Hokies to the 2019-20 academic year. Library faculty and staff are ready to help students create, innovate, and succeed.
The University Libraries has the resources, spaces, and expertise to help students get stuff done. From research support and writing help to collaboration spaces for group work, the University Libraries is dedicated to student success.
The University Libraries, which includes Art & Architecture Library, Northern Virginia Resource Center, Veterinary Medicine Library, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine Library, and Newman Library locations, offers many unique services in addition to what libraries traditionally provide.
The University Libraries houses fully equipped studios and spaces for data visualization, virtual and augmented reality, 3D printing, media design with sound booths, audio mixers, video cameras and editing stations, and a collaboration studio with dedicated space for students to work together with peers.
It also offers technology lending services. Students check out laptops from stations located on the second and fourth floor of Newman Library. Technology needed for coding, multimedia, and research projects is reservable through our Multimedia Design Studio and bookings.lib.vt.edu website.
Each college has a dedicated library liaison to provide one-on-one research help, including brainstorming a topic, developing a search strategy, and navigating library resources. University Libraries’ experts also provide consultations surrounding research data management, data ethics, and data visualization.