Get to Know Your Librarians, Part II

Lynn Hurt, Technical Services Librarian

 From the time I was a child, I have loved libraries and wanted to be a librarian. It was a long and winding road getting to this goal; however, I finally reached my destination, and the trip was definitely worth it.

I started working at Virginia Western twenty years ago in … Read the rest

Members of Library Staff Learn About Herbs

Two members of the Brown Library staff——Laura Milliman, Reference Librarian, and Kalyca Schultz, Library Assistant——recently participated in the Horticulture department’s Gardening with Herbs class (HRT 198-N1). Taught by Julie Reusch of Village Herb Farm in Blue Ridge, the class included informative lectures on the uses for herbs and the basics of growing and caring for … Read the rest

Meet Your Library Director

David Hillman

I am a native of Roanoke and have been on the VWCC library staff since 1972. Before that I was getting a Master’s in Library Science from the University of Maryland and before that a Bachelor’s in English from William and Mary. My job title is Learning Resources Center Director; that means Head Librarian, more … Read the rest

Get to Know Your Library Staff

Faith Janney, Periodicals & Interlibrary Loan Specialist

I work on the main floor in office B107. My primary responsibility is managing interlibrary loan requests. I love to get challenging requests for hard-to-find books, newspapers, or journal articles. I have requested books from as far away as Alaska, and I sent an article to a library in … Read the rest

Get to Know Your Librarians

Laura Milliman, Friendly Neighborhood Reference Librarian

I work on the main floor, in office B115. In my work, I enjoy helping students at the computers, teaching classes, and maintaining the library web pages. No, I don’t sit around and read books all day!

I obtained a B.S. in Psychology in 1986 and a Master’s degree in Library Read the rest