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"Google can bring you back a hundred thousand answers. A librarian can bring you back the right one." - Neil Gaiman

Barksdale Library has librarians who are happy to help you with any of the following:

  • Finding sources for a paper
  • Determining whether a website is appropriate for academic use
  • Picking a good book to read
  • Submitting your assignments on Canvas
  • Connecting to campus wifi
  • And more!

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Contact Us for Help

Barksdale Library has many ways to meet your needs.


General Library Help
Telephone: (434) 797-8555

Canvas and Zoom Support

Academic Support

Library or call (434) 797-8555

Testing Center or call (434) 797-8404 

Tutoring Center or call (434) 797-6432

People to contact

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