Enrolled, Employed or Enlisted: The Role of Libraries in Preparing Students for Life After High School

The College Readiness Committee, whose members include both Central Virginia high school and college/university librarians, presented a session at the Virginia Association of School Librarians (VAASL) annual conference in Williamsburg, VA. Committee members worked together to research issues surrounding our high school graduates - whether they enroll in college, get a job, or enlist in … Continue reading Enrolled, Employed or Enlisted: The Role of Libraries in Preparing Students for Life After High School

New Catalog is here!

Reynolds Libraries has a new and improved online catalog! The new catalog can be accessed by conducting a search in the main search box on the library website, or you can access it directly with the following URL:  https://vcc-srl-primo.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/primo-explore/search?vid=JSRCC If you previously bookmarked the old catalog link, please make sure you update it to the … Continue reading New Catalog is here!

Free research workshops!

Need help with starting your research or citing resources for a research assignment? Then register to attend to our free library research workshops being held at both the Downtown and Parham Road campuses. The workshops we have scheduled for this summer semester include: Research the Smart Way: Getting too many results with that Google search? Need … Continue reading Free research workshops!

Getting our Nerd on: Highlights from The Innovative Library Classroom

Denise Woetzel and Suzanne Sherry attended and presented at The Innovative Library Classroom (TILC), an annual day long conference held at Radford University which is dedicated to the exploration of innovative practices related to the teaching and learning of information literacy in academic libraries. College and university librarians and teaching faculty gathered from Virginia and … Continue reading Getting our Nerd on: Highlights from The Innovative Library Classroom

Instagram for InstaCredit?

The library is proud to introduce the new and improved Library Scavenger hunt! The Library Scavenger hunt is a great activity for your class that incorporates technology, information literacy modules, and a library orientation all in one fun session. Students working in teams search for library resources and post their answers, with a few selfies … Continue reading Instagram for InstaCredit?

High School to College Transition Initiatives: A Repeat Performance

Denise Woetzel, Reference/Information Literacy Librarian at Reynolds Community College and Anita Tarbox, Librarian at Hermitage High School, collaborated again on the presentation, High School to College Transition Initiatives: Making it a Reality, which they co-presented at the Virginia Association of School Librarians (VAASL) Conference in Williamsburg, VA. During their session, Denise and Anita discussed the various … Continue reading High School to College Transition Initiatives: A Repeat Performance

Reynolds Community College and Hermitage High School librarians co-present at library conference in Savannah

Denise Woetzel, Reference/Information Literacy Librarian at Reynolds Community College and Anita Tarbox, Librarian at Hermitage High School, collaborated on a presentation, High School to College Transition Initiatives: Making it a Reality, which they co-presented at the Georgia International Conference on Information Literacy in Savannah, GA. During their session, Denise and Anita discussed the various collaborative … Continue reading Reynolds Community College and Hermitage High School librarians co-present at library conference in Savannah

Advance College Academy Students Pilot The Source Deck at Reynolds Library

Reynolds Library hosted 47 Advance College Academy students in two library instruction sessions as part of their SDV 100 course. The students piloted an information literacy activity called The Source Deck. The Source Deck is a series of research activities that students complete in small groups. The activities are all hands-on, and include essential research … Continue reading Advance College Academy Students Pilot The Source Deck at Reynolds Library

Library to library outreach: Reynolds librarians present to college-bound seniors at Hermitage High School

Denise Woetzel, Information Literacy Librarian, and Suzanne Sherry, Parham Campus Library Coordinator, presented the information session “College Libraries and Research: Top 10 Things to Expect” on December 8, 2014 to students at Hermitage High School. College-bound senior English students participated in the six sessions, and the Reynolds librarians reached almost 400 students during the event. … Continue reading Library to library outreach: Reynolds librarians present to college-bound seniors at Hermitage High School