Laptops at the Library

Brown Library no longer offers laptops for off-campus circulation. We have four laptops available for two-hour, in-library use only. The laptops come equipped with Microsoft Office Suite 2007 and WiFi capabilities. Additional information about checking out a laptop can be found on the library’s Technology page or by calling the Circulation Desk at 540-857-6941.… Read the rest

We <3 iPads

Ok we admit it. The library has had a little crush on technology lately. Maybe you’ve noticed some changes since we reopened the Main Floor…

For example, two of our new study rooms (B106, B107) have videoconferencing capabilities, and all five are equipped with media:scape technology. … Read the rest

Library’s Main Floor Closed for Renovation

The Brown Library’s main floor is closing as of Tuesday, March 1.   Library computers will not be available March 1 and 2.   For computer use, please go to the lab on the bottom floor of the library building (across the hall from the Learning Technology Center) or go to the lab in the Business Science Building, room M302.   … Read the rest

Hot Topic: Electronic & Social Media at Brown

Come to the library on Wednesday and find out more about our e-books, virtual reference chat, the blog and Facebook page, and other social media endeavors.

  • When: Wednesday, March 24th, 1:00pm
  • Where: Library Classroom, Top Floor of Brown
  • Facilitators: Laura Milliman and Kalyca Schultz

Due to a 24-seat limit in the classroom, pre-registration for this Hot Topic is required.… Read the rest

Questions about Software?

The library has had a few students inquire recently about getting free software, such as MS Office. Unfortunately, there is no free software available for students at this time from the Brown Library. The only software the library has license to lend is for VWCC faculty and staff.… Read the rest