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Constitution Day at VMI Archives
2021-09-17
Constitution Day  commemorates the anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution 234 years ago on September 17, 1787. Visit the VMI Archives, located on the 4th floor of Preston Library to view a special facsimile of the U.S. Constitution that was produced for the bicentennial of the U.S. ...

20th Anniversary of September 11th
2021-09-14
September 11th marks the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the United States. Two VMI alumni, LTCDR David L. Williams, class of 1991, and William Mathers, class of 1962, were among the 2,996 people killed. Over the years VMI has observed the anniversary of September 11th in different ways...

Reserve a Group Study Room!
2021-09-08
New this semester! Reserve group study rooms at Preston Library! We have 11 Group Study Rooms that can accommodate groups of various sizes. Learn more & reserve here: https://vmi.libcal.com/reserve/prestonlibrary. Please contact Library@vmi.edu or visit the Library's Ser...

New Databases Reflect Diversity
2021-08-26
The VMI community now has access to the following primary source databases that reflect our users' needs to research the diverse nature of communities, worldwide. To access all of our databases, please go to Preston Library's website at: https://www.vmi.edu/academics/library/ a...

Colonel Janet S. Holly's Retirement Announcement
2021-08-20
Today we celebrate Colonel Janet S. Holly’s retirement from Preston Library and VMI after 37 years of service, from 1984-2021. We are grateful for you and your service, Col. Holly! Janet Holly is a transplant from New Jersey.  She graduated from Georgian Court College, Lakewood, New Jer...

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