Brown Library’s classified staff employees were honored at the recent Employee Awards Ceremony held in Virginia Western’s Whitman Theater. Pam Conner, Kalyca Schultz, Sandra Kelly, Faith Janney, Sandy Holland, Joan Ayers, and Jim Gettys received the 2012 Classified Staff Outstanding Achievement Award for their hard work in reorienting the library to make more space for students. They … Read the rest
Brown Library’s collection of 20 iPads are being updated and will be temporarily unavailable for check-out this week. A few new apps will be downloaded to them, including the newest versions of Blackboard Mobile, Blackboard Collaborate, and Khan Academy. The iPads will become available again during the week of October 22.
What? You have iPads??
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The purpose of the VWCC Archives is to preserve a historical record of the college. Brown Library houses the Archives and maintains an Archives web page with a searchable inventory of the archived items. Examples of materials contained in the archives include: college catalogs from 1966 forward, newsletters, photographs, employee directories, marketing materials, playbills and posters representing … Read the rest
Banned Books Week celebrates the freedom we have in the U.S. to express our opinions— even if the opinion might be considered unorthodox or unpopular. Unfortunately, not everyone has this right; there are currently many authors around the world who have been imprisoned, or whose lives have been threatened, because of their writings. Check out this slide … Read the rest
Never heard of banned books before this week? Here’s a great local example of how one person can cause a book to be pulled from the shelves of a school library, therefore letting that one person dictate what they think YOU should read or not read. Thankfully, the book was returned to the shelves and made available … Read the rest