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December 17, 2013

Happy Holidays from Brown Library

The library is here to serve you on the top floor and will return to our normal hours on Tuesday, January 7th. Our holiday schedule is:

Wednesday and Thursday, 12/18-12/19: 8am-5pm

Friday, 12/20/13 — Wednesday, 1/1/14: CLOSED

Thursday and Friday, 1/2-1/3/14: 8am-5pm

Saturday, 1/4/14: CLOSED

Monday, 1/6/14: 8am-5pm

See you in 2014!

November 25, 2013

Thanksgiving and Extended Saturday Hours

Hours for the Thanksgiving Day holiday at Brown Library (top floor) and the Academic Link (main floor) are as follows:

  • Monday, 11/25: 8am-8pm (Note: Math Center only open 8am-7pm)
  • Tuesday, 11/26: 8am-5pm
  • Wednesday, 11/27: 8am-12 noon
  • Thursday through Sunday, 11/28-12/1: Closed

Saturday hours will also be extended for the last two weeks of class:

  • Saturdays: 9am-4pm (12/7 and 12/14)

IMPORTANT NOTE: The hours for the Testing Center (ground floor) are different and are posted here. The Writing Center's (also ground floor) hours are here.

Remember, even when the library is closed, you can still access professional assistance, online library resources, and computers for doing class work or research. Check out these alternatives:

Computer Labs on Campus

Off-Campus Access to Research Databases and the Library Catalog

Ask a Librarian Chat Service

Local Public and College Libraries

September 9, 2013

Planned Outage: SIS/HR, Mobile SIS and the Online Admission Application

Information Technologies Services (ITS) in Richmond has scheduled an outage of SIS/HR, Mobile SIS and the Online Admission Application from 8 p.m. Saturday, September 14 until 10 a.m. Sunday, September 15.  Necessary maintenance will be performed on these systems during this time.

August 29, 2013

Library Closed for Labor Day Weekend

Brown Library will close on Friday, August 30th, at 5pm and will remain closed throughout the Labor Day weekend. We will reopen on Tuesday, September 3rd, at 8am.

Remember, even when the library is closed, you can still access professional assistance, online library resources, and computers for doing class work or research. Check out these alternatives:

Computer Labs on Campus

Off-Campus Access to Research Databases and the Library Catalog

Ask a Librarian Chat Service

Local Public and College Libraries

August 2, 2013

Library Has Restricted Hours Until Fall Semester

Due to preparations relating to the Top floor's reopening for Fall, Brown Library will have greatly reduced hours for much of August.

8/2: Open 8am-5pm

8/3-8/15, 8/17: CLOSED to non-library staff

8/16, 8/19-8/20: Open 8am-5pm

Our regular hours begin again on the first day of classes, Wednesday, August 21st.

Stay tuned for your invitation to our Top floor's Grand Opening!

July 31, 2013

Library Has Restricted Hours Until Fall Semester

Due to preparations relating to the Top floor's reopening for Fall, Brown Library will have greatly reduced hours for much of August.

7/31-8/2: Open 8am-5pm

8/3-8/15, 8/17: CLOSED to non-library staff

8/16, 8/19-8/20: Open 8am-5pm

Our regular hours begin again on the first day of classes, Wednesday, August 21st.

Stay tuned for your invitation to our Top floor's Grand Opening!

May 22, 2013

Library Closed for Memorial Day Weekend

The Brown Library has modified its hours of operation during the Memorial Day holiday weekend.

  • Friday, May 24th: 8am-5pm
  • Saturday, May 25th—Monday, May 27th: Closed
  • Tuesday, May 28th: Regular hours resume

IMPORTANT NOTE: The hours for the Learning Technology Center are different and are posted here.

Remember, even when the library is closed, you can still access expert assistance, online library resources, and computers for doing class work or research. Check out these alternatives:

Computer Labs on Campus

Off-Campus Access to Research Databases and the Library Catalog

Ask a Librarian Chat Service

Local Public and College Libraries

May 14, 2013

Library Closing Early Tuesday

Brown Library will be closing at 3pm on Tuesday for a staff meeting.

IMPORTANT NOTE: The hours for the Learning Technology Center are different and are posted here.

Remember, even when the library is closed, you can still access expert assistance, online library resources, and computers for doing class work or research. Check out these alternatives:

Computer Labs on Campus

Off-Campus Access to Research Databases and the Library Catalog

Ask a Librarian Chat Service

Local Public and College Libraries

May 6, 2013

Shortened Library Hours

The library will have shortened hours until Summer semester officially begins on May 16th, 2013.

Monday-Friday: 8am-5pm

Saturday: 9am-1pm (Closed 5/11, 5/25)

Sunday: CLOSED

IMPORTANT NOTE: The hours for the Learning Technology Center are different and are posted here.

Remember, even when the library is closed, you can still access expert assistance, online library resources, and computers for doing class work or research. Check out these alternatives:

Computer Labs on Campus

Off-Campus Access to Research Databases and the Library Catalog

Ask a Librarian Chat Service

Local Public and College Libraries

April 2, 2013

Where Are All the Books?

Due to the renovation of the Circulation floor (top floor) of the library, the majority of the library’s print books have been put into storage.  But don’t worry— the entire circulating collection of books will be back in place on the top floor when the renovation is complete later this year!

In the meantime, there are several options for books to support your students' research:

  • Use the “Core Collection”

A small collection of books (approximately 1000 volumes) is available for checkout.  These books can be checked out for a two-week period.  Go to the Circulation Department on the library’s main floor to access this collection.

  • Use our eBooks

The library’s extensive eBook collection (over 40,000 e-Books) is still available during the renovation.  Students can access eBooks from off-campus locations by using their MyVWCC username and password.

  • Use Interlibrary Loan

Interlibrary loan (ILL) is an option for students who require print books for academic work. It usually takes 5-10 business days for books to arrive. Please keep this time frame in mind when making an ILL request.

Brown Library staff members are glad to help you with all of your information needs. Ask a Librarian!