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1 Libraries Lead Students Into the 21st Century

2 Why Did the Virtual Library of Virginia Develop?

3 The Virtual Library n Reaction to dramatic growth in information technology

4 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Blacksburg

5 The Virtual Library Reaction to dramatic growth in information technology n Seizing the opportunity to offer more resources

6 Thomas Nelson Community College Hampton

7 The Virtual Library Reaction to dramatic growth in information technology Seizing the opportunity to offer more resources n Creative response to rising materials’ costs

8 Hollins University Roanoke

9 The Virtual Library Reaction to dramatic growth in information technology Seizing the opportunity to offer more resources Vehicle to respond creatively to rising materials’ costs n Partnership between Virginia General Assembly and academic libraries

10 The State Capitol Richmond

11 What is the Virtual Library?

12 VIVA is... n An information resource for Virginia’s students

13 n Thousands of information sources An information resource for Virginia’s students VIVA is...

14 n Brought together through the Internet An information resource for Virginia’s students Thousands of information sources VIVA is...

15 University of Richmond Richmond

16 n Available to students statewide An information resource for Virginia’s students Thousands of information sources Brought together through the Internet VIVA is...

17 Ferrum College Ferrum

18 Averett College Danville

19 Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond

20 Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond

21 Mary Washington College Fredericksburg

22 Old Dominion University Norfolk

23 How Does VIVA Help Students?

24 n Prepares students to compete in a global marketplace

25 University of Richmond Richmond

26 n Provides immediate access to up-to- date information Prepares students to compete in a global marketplace

27 n 24 hours a day, 7 days a week Prepares students to compete in a global marketplace Provides immediate access to up-to-date information

28 Piedmont Virginia Community College Charlottesville

29 n Materials can be printed, downloaded or ed to save time Prepares students to compete in a global marketplace Provides immediate access to up-to-date information 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

30 Virginia Highlands Community College Abingdon

31 College of William & Mary Williamsburg

32 n Provides access to full text resources Prepares students to compete in a global marketplace Provides immediate access to up-to-date information 24 hours a day, 7 days a week Materials can be printed, downloaded or ed to save time

33 n Provides access to books owned by cooperating libraries Prepares students to compete in a global marketplace Provides immediate access to up-to-date information 24 hours a day, 7 days a week Materials can be printed, downloaded or ed to save time Provides access to full text resources

34 College of William & Mary Williamsburg

35 n Provides access to college and university library catalogs Prepares students to compete in a global marketplace Provides immediate access to up-to-date information 24 hours a day, 7 days a week Materials can be printed, downloaded or ed to save time Provides access to full text resources Provides access to books owned by cooperating libraries

36 HowDoes VIVA Help Virginia? How Does VIVA Help Virginia?

37 n Provides resources equitably to all students

38 n Helps busy students save time Provides resources equitably to all students

39 Thomas Nelson Community College Hampton

40 Marymount University Arlington

41 n Develops an educated workforce Provides resources equitably to all students Helps busy students save time

42 n Invests in Virginia’s future Provides resources equitably to all students Helps busy students save time Develops an educated workforce

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