About Us


Our mission statement says it all: by enriching scholarship, learning, and critical care through teaching, collections, and leadership, the VCU Libraries advances the academic success of students, faculty, staff, and health care professionals throughout Virginia Commonwealth University. Welcome from John Ulmschneider »

Library locations

VCU Libraries has two main library locations: James Branch Cabell Library on the Monroe Park Campus and Tompkins-McCaw Library for the Health Sciences on the MCV Campus.

Auxiliary library operations include the VCUarts Qatar Library on VCU's Doha, Qatar campus; and the VCU Medical Center Health and Wellness Library, operated by the VCU Libraries in partnership with the VCU Health System.



Collections and partnerships

James Branch Cabell Library

901 Park Ave., Box 842033
Richmond, VA 23284-2033
Toll-free: (844) 352-7399
Local: (804) 828-1111

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Tompkins-McCaw Library

509 N. 12th St., Box 980582
Richmond, VA 23298-0582
Toll-free: (844) 352-7399
Local: (804) 828-0636

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