It's National News Literacy Week! Most of us are inundated with information these days--social media floods us with news links every minute of the day. But which of those tweets, Tiktoks and Instagram posts are reliable? Which of the news outlets they're quoting are credible? Which are worth believing, "liking" and forwarding to your aunt? One easy … Continue reading What Week is It?
We are excited to announce that popular ebooks are now easily available on any device with Overdrive and the reading app Libby. With just your MyReynolds login, you can borrow from the digital collection for free by downloading Libby, the reading app from Overdrive, or visiting https://reynoldslibraries.overdrive.com/ Libby seamlessly connects first-time users and experienced readers … Continue reading Popular eBooks now available with Overdrive!
Check out our new business & technology database, O’Reilly for Higher Education. This digital collection which replaces the Safari eBooks database, includes more than 38,000 book titles and more than 30,000 hours of video. Topics range from programming to IT networking to project management to graphic design to business strategy to career development. The O’Reilly … Continue reading New business & technology database – O’Reilly for Higher Education
Beginning 12/18/2019, the Kanopy video streaming resource now only allows unlimited streaming for the titles that the library has paid an annual license for. The previous model of unlimited streaming for all titles was not financially sustainable. We are hopeful that the new model still allows easy access to the most highly demanded and requested … Continue reading Changes to Kanopy Video Streaming
Did you know Reynolds Libraries has an online subscription to The Chronicle of Higher Education? "The Chronicle is the No. 1 source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators . . . the Chronicle is published every weekday and features the complete contents of the latest issue; daily news and advice … Continue reading Chronicle of Higher Education – Access it from anywhere
We are excited to officially launch our updated website! After receiving feedback from students, faculty, and staff, the library site was updated to create a better user experience. The new site makes navigating easier by having a persistent menu bar with all library links available no matter where you are on the site: We've also … Continue reading Updated Library Website is live!
Check out Reynolds Libraries two streaming video databases for films on black history: Films on Demand - From the main screen, scroll down and click on Black History Month under the Featured this Month heading. Kanopy - The library strongly recommends that you setup a free Kanopy account first so that you can add & watch films from … Continue reading Films to check out for Black History Month
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!
Sometimes an off-campus student clicks on a library database and receives an error message. Don’t panic! This is a known issue with a simple workaround. Some students are not authenticated for the databases on our network, even though they are correctly and currently enrolled. BUT if a student logs in to the main Virginia Community … Continue reading Help! I can’t get to a library database!
October is that perfect time of year to grab your bag of Halloween candy and popcorn, turn off the lights, and curl up in your favorite chair and blanket to watch some scary movies. Reynolds Libraries has got you covered. Our Kanopy database collection of streaming movies offers access to a wide variety of horror films … Continue reading Just in time for Halloween – streaming horror movies