VCU Libraries

Research Guides

Resources for Military Students

Welcome to VCU Libraries!

VCU Libraries has provided this guide to support you as you begin your academic life. These pages provide links to orient you towards finding books and other sources, as well as introducing the research process that will help you succeed in your assignments. Welcome to VCU and thank you for your service. 

James Branch Cabell Library

  • Located on the Monroe Park Campus, Cabell Library supports all areas of study from undergraduate to faculty research
  • 901 Park Avenue, Richmond, VA 23284

Health Sciences Library

  • Located on the MCV Campus, this is the largest medical library in the state of Virginia 
  • 509 N. 12th St, Richmond, VA 23298

Military Student Services

Public Libraries

Library of Virginia offers borrowing privileges to any resident of Virginia. Photo identification, proof of residence, and current address are required. Online and mail registrations are available. 

Public libraries offer borrowing privileges to anyone living in their region. Some of the resources available through your local public library may include:

  • Thousands of books available for checkout
  • Ebooks that can be downloaded to your cell phone, ereader or tablet
  • Access to popular magazines via your cell phone, ereader or tablet
  • DVDs and music
  • Research databases
  • Comfortable facilities to read or study
  • Community events and programming

To see the policies for a library near you, use the Virginia Public Library Directory to search for the library.