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Research Librarian

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Julie Arendt
(804) 828-1539
Cabell Library, Room 121-J

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Tompkins-McCaw Library for the Health Sciences

Call toll-free: (844) 352-7399
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Searching for Books

To search for books, journals, and audiovisual materials held by the VCU Libraries, use the VCU Libraries Search box, and limit your results to Books and Media.

  • The VCU Libraries Search allows you to search by title, author, keyword and subject.
  • To determine the appropriate subject heading for a topic, look for the "subjects" in the detailed descriptions of relevant materials.
  • Possible subject headings include: genetics; hereditary diseases; chromosome abnormalities; DNA; genetic counseling; cloning, organism; oncogenes; amniocentesis; genome, human; genotype; genetic engineering.

Examples of Books at VCU Libraries

Items Not @ VCU

If you can't what you're looking at VCU, try these resources to get what you need.