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Updates on A&A Library Services During COVID-19


Due to the health risks presented by COVID-19 the Art & Architecture Library is taking necessary precautions while still providing you with as many services and resources as possible in your creative research. Effective Monday, March 23, 2020 the Art & Architecture will be closed until further notice.

For the most up-to-date information and all library hours check the University Libraries website.


Online Resources

You can connect to most databases and e-resources remotely. Visit Accessing Library Resources Off Campus for more information.

Access subject specific ebooks, e-journals, or databases, including streaming video. Links to these subject specific resources can be found on the art, architecture, and design research guides.


Chat with Us!

A subject librarian is available to assist you with research via phone, email, or Zoom web conference. Click here to schedule an appointment.

Chat with Art & Architecture library staff from 11a-5p most weekdays--click here. When someone from the Art & Architecture Library is not available you can chat with someone from Newman Library SUN-THU 9a-11p and FRI-SAT 9a-9p.

Reach all Art & Architecture Library staff for any reason at


Online Account Access

Log in to My Library Account to see what you have checked out, when things are due, and renew your materials. At the this time, all library fines are being waived.


Returning Materials

Please do not return physical materials and technology until further notice. You will not be charged late fees at this time.






Experiments at the Art & Architecture Library!

Experiments support the innovative use of library collections and services. We invite you to experiment with us or suggest a new experiment. The current experiment looks at the versatility of iPad apps for education.



ePortfolios @ the University Libraries

Create an ePortfolio using the Portfolium platform through the University Libraries. Porfolium allows you to feature your work in a digital environment, network with other students at Virginia Tech and around the globe, connect your work to social networks, and market your knowledge and skills to potential employers. Your ePortfolio is free, even after you graduate!​