Start Your Research
Our library guides can help you get started with your research. Library guides pull together different types of information resources on a particular subject, topic, or class. Guides can point researchers towards library books, journal articles, or web resources. Choose a guide from the drop-down list below and click "Go." Still not sure where to start? Ask a librarian for help!
Send us your Questions!
Our team of librarians are here to help you with your research! Students can submit a research question anytime using our online ticket system, even after 5pm or on the weekend. Individual research appointments are also available during the week. Contact Kate Lynch with any questions or to schedule an appointment!
Bortz Library COVID-19 Updates
In accordance with campus policy, all individuals - both vaccinated and unvaccinated - are required to wear masks inside the library when others are nearby (within 6 feet).
This policy is based on current guidance from the CDC and the Commonwealth of Virginia regarding masking in areas with substantial or high levels of community transmission. Additional information about the College's COVID-19 information can be found here.
Information about accessing library resources off-campus can be found here.
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Bortz Library is working hard to improve access to library resources and databases both on and off-campus. Please use this form to report any broken links, issues with your account or login, or any other strange behavior you encounter when using our resources or website. Thank you for your patience and patronage!