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Library Information Reference Page


What is QuickSearch?

QuickSearch is a one-stop solution for the discovery and delivery of local and remote resources, such as books, journal articles, and digital objects.

Books, Journals, Magazines, and Videos
Online Library Catalog Click here to search for items in the Library collection.
Ebooks on EBSCOhost Shared collection of academic electronic books from major publishers.
Safari Books Online A collection of electronic books covering technology and business topics.
OverDrive (VCCS Digital Media Collection) Downloadable print, audio, and video resources.
Films on Demand Provides access to thousands of streaming educational videos provided by the Films Media Group. Watch from anywhere you have Internet service, 24 hours a day.
Embedding Films On Demand in Blackboard Courses (Faculty Only, PDF)
CHOICE Current reviews for academic libraries is the premier source for reviews of academic books and digital resources of interest to scholars and students in higher education. (Off campus users may see another VCCS college name instead of CVCC.)
Interlibrary Loan Request Form Click here to request an item not owned by the Library

Electronic Databases
Click on a subject area below to view a list of suggested electronic databases.
  Business/Economics/Accounting/Marketing Math/Engineering/Technology/Computers
  Current Events/Pro and Con Topics Medical & Health Sciences
  E-Book / E-Magazine Collections Political Science/Government/Law
  Education Psychology
  Foreign Languages & Culture Reference/Encyclopedias/Dictionaries
  General/Multidisciplinary Research Religion/Philosophy
  History Science
  Literature Sociology
Click here to view an alphabetical listing of the Library's electronic databases.
Off-campus Access to Electronic Databases
  Off-campus Access Click here for information on how to access the Library's electronic databases from off campus.
  VIVA Username Click here to find your VIVA Username, needed for Off Campus Access. (This also serves as your email and Blackboard Username).

Online Reference Assistance
LRC Live is a service that enables you and a reference staff member to chat online, in real-time. The service allows reference staff to share web pages and other helpful materials to assist you with your research. LRC Live logo

VIVA - Virtual Library of Virginia
VIVA Resources Click here to learn about the Virtual Library of Virginia and its resources. This site includes search tools, links to websites of Va. Colleges, etc.
VIVA/VCCS Database Guide
Online Journal Locator Click here to find out which full-text journals we have online.

Writing and Research Assistance
Google Scholar Search Engine
Ask.com Search Engine


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Contact The Library:
Central Virginia
Community College

3506 Wards Road
Lynchburg VA 24502-2498

Phone: 434.832.7750
FAX: 434.386.4677
Email: library@cvcc.vccs.edu

Located in Bedford Hall, Room 3100

Fall/Spring Hours:
Mon. - Thurs. 8:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday CLOSED
Summer Hours:
Mon-Thurs 8:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
When classes are not in session,
the Library’s hours are usually 8-5.
Please call for exact hours of operation.