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FYS 100 (2): American City, American Culture (Sackley): Researching Richmond

This guide is to assist students with assignments and research in Dr. Sackley's FYS course.

Links to Local Libraries

Digital Resources - Richmond

Using the Catalog

Books available in the University of Richmond Libraries are all listed in the UR Library Catalog.

You can search by book title, author, keyword or subject heading

Print Resources - Rare Book Room

A few of the items available to research in the Rare Book Room and Special Collections include student scrapbooks, student handbooks, presidential reports, photo histories, an printed memoirs and biographies of figures associated with the University of Richmond. 

Materials in the Rare Book Room may be used by appointment. 

Materials in Special Collections may be requested at the main information desk by filling out a form with title, author, and call number.  These items may be checked out for up to 4 hours at a time, but they cannot leave the library or be kept overnight.