VCU Libraries

Research Guides

Distance Education Students, Faculty, and Staff

Access VCU Libraries Resources from Off-Campus

You have access to library services and collections anywhere there's an internet connection.

Just go to and when prompted, log in using your eID and password. These will be the same eID and password you use for Blackboard and your VCU email.

For more information about or help with your eID, contact VCU Technology Services (contact information below).

Meet Your Librarian

Meet your subject specialist librarian and schedule an online consultation for personalized assistance with your research. 

Self-Help Research Assistance

VCU librarians have developed specialized research guides and tutorials to support research in every subject offered by VCU. These are available 24/7 and are a great place to get started with your research.

For Faculty

VCU Libraries offers a full suite of services for online classes including synchronous and asynchronous research assistance and instruction. Contact us to start a conversation about how we can help you.