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This guide has variable layouts and houses the majority of the "sub" pages for VIVA's website.
Mission and Vision
List of Members and FTE
Central Staff and Procurement
Committees and Task Forces
Listservs and Institutional Contacts
VIVA Vendors and Products
Requests for Proposal
Public Core Collection
Private Pooled Core Collection
A to Z Product List
Knowledge Base Mappings
Resource Sharing Committee
VIVA Interlibrary Loan Guidelines
ILL Resources and Best Practices
Open and Affordable Initiatives
Open and Affordable Course Content Committee
VIVA Open Grants
Open Education Network
VIVA Faculty Textbook Portal
VIVA Open OER Commons Microsite
Curriculum Driven Acquisitions Program
Course Mapping Project
Virginia Course Materials Survey
News & Events
Featured Member Libraries
VIVA Meeting and Event Calendar
Member Library Interviews (2017-2019)
Virginia Western Community College
Lord Fairfax Community College
Virginia Commonwealth University
Library of Virginia
Germanna Community College
Northern Virginia Community College
Dabney S. Lancaster Community College
Virginia Union University
University of Richmond
Union Presbyterian Seminary
Emory & Henry College
University of Virginia
College of William & Mary
J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College
Thomas Nelson Community College
Virginia Wesleyan University
University of Mary Washington
Mary Baldwin University
James Madison University
University of Lynchburg
Piedmont Virginia Community College
VIVA Featured Member Library: Radford University
An interview with Steven Helm, Dean of Libraries
What are your top three points of pride in your library?
The building: the beauty of the outside of the building, the 1930s-era Main Reading Room, the Archives Reading Room.
The friendly, professional staff who provide high-quality in-person, phone, email, and IM service to students and employees.
The student-centered classes, special events, and art displays.
What is (are) the most popular spot(s) in your library for your users?
The Library Commons, with computers/printers, several mediascape units, group study spaces, and individual study spaces.
The Main Reading Room.
Small study rooms.
Anywhere there’s a bean-bag chair.
Which VIVA resource or service does your school value the most, and why?
Interlibrary Loan services, especially in a time of shrinking budgets. And shared VIVA resources such as Safari Tech books and the EBSCOhost collection. VIVA resources are a great benefit!
Jan 18, 2022 12:08 PM