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
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!
At a recent local consortium gathering, a librarian lamented that students would wait for 20 minutes for a cup of Starbucks, but wouldn’t want to spend that much time searching library databases. Another librarian commented it might be because searching was not as rewarding or gratifying as getting a cup of coffee. You waited for … Continue reading So Many Databases!