Virginia Commonwealth University is a member of the Center for Research Libraries (CRL), an international consortium of more than 200 university, college, and independent research libraries. CRL acquires and preserves newspapers, journals, government documents, archives, and other primary source materials from a global network of sources, making them available to researchers through interlibrary loan and digital delivery.
CRL’s deep and diverse holdings support research in the history of science, economics, law and government, immigration and population studies, international diplomacy, and cultural studies.
Area Studies Materials
Reference Book Archive
Government Documents and Publications
VCU students, faculty, and staff enjoy access to CRL's unique physical and digital collections through the membership of VCU Libraries. Materials can be borrowed for extended periods of time.