Please use this guide to access Preston Library's Distance Learning Services related to our current operations and response to the COVID-19 pandemic, including updates to operations, access to distance learning services, and other helpful resources.
Preston Library is now open to VMI Faculty, Staff and Cadets.
For questions or concerns, please contact us at: Library@vmi.edu
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Research & Consultation opportunities:
Library Hours of Operation January 21 – May 4, 2021
Monday – Thursday: 7:30am – 1:00am
Friday: 7:30am – 10:00pm
Saturdays 8:00am – 10:00pm *
Sundays: 10:00am – 1:00am
Revised: April 6, 2021
NOTE: VMI Faculty, Staff, or Cadet ID Card is required to enter Preston Library.
Hours for Spring FTX (Apr 9-13)
Fri, Apr 9 7:30am – 4:30PM
Sat, Apr 10 8:00am – 4:00pm
Sun, Apr 11 1:00pm – 10:00pm
Mon, Apr 12 7:30am – 7:00pm
Tues, Apr 13 Resume normal hours (7:30am – 1:00am)
Reserves will continue to only be offered online. Preston Library will not have any physical items on course reserve this spring. The Library can provide ebooks and scans (within copyright law), but we will not have any DVDs or physical books on course reserve for checkout.
Preston Library offers subscriptions to the following streaming services:
We also offer ebook resources:
Search for scholarly articles, journals, books, and more: