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September 2008   
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Services & Policies

Faculty Update: Falvey media collection goes DVD
Volume II, Issue 2
What will the new DVD policy mean to faculty who show movies? > Full story
First time in the Library? What you really need to know!
Volume II, Issue 1
Books, journals, printing, laptops, 24/7 study lounge, getting HELP and your Wildcard > Full story
The top ten reasons to bring your Wildcard when you visit Falvey
Volume II, Issue 2
Students voice their opinion on Falvey’s services, staff, resources and facilities
Volume II, Issue 2
Comments cover the collection, temperature, wireless and more > Full story
Re-tooling and expanding the librarian liaison program
Volume II, Issue 2
An open letter to Villanova University faculty > Full story
What’s new at Falvey?
Volume II, Issue 4
A public scanner, printers and new furniture enhance the library's first floor. > Full story
First time in the Library? What you absolutely need to know!
Volume II, Issue 5
First time in Falvey? Feeling swamped? Essential tips for success
Volume III, Issue 1
Late-night and group study spaces, finding online and print books and journals, getting HELP and more... > Full story
New places and services
Volume III, Issue 1
Locating where to get research help, where to pick up DVDs and videos and where to get tech help when your computer does not compute > Full story
For Faculty: Falvey's new video/DVD loan policy
Volume III, Issue 2
Now at Falvey: Print from library laptop computers
Volume III, Issue 3
The Resource Management Center
Volume III, Issue 4
Keeping the library collection vital and current by procuring new library materials and organizing these materials for easy and convenient use. > Full story
Special Collections and Digital Libraries
Volume III, Issue 4
An organizational unit comprising three distinct teams: Special Collections, the Digital Library and the Slide Library > Full story
Access and User Assistance
Volume III, Issue 4
Implementing a new organizational model means moving away from compartmentalized departments to a team-oriented structure. The result -- new management roles for some and new job descriptions for most > Full story
Focus on Falvey’s new organizational structure: Academic Integration
Volume III, Issue 4
This series describes the teams which now constitute the organization of Falvey Memorial Library. A team structure provides more contact points for VU colleges, departments and offices. > Full story
Summer library hours
Volume III, Issue 5
Where is the Washington Post?
Volume IV, Issue 1
Changing spaces on the first floor of Falvey > Full story
How to get assigned readings at 3 a.m
Volume IV, Issue 1
At your fingertips: Course reserve photocopies are now available exclusively in electronic format. > Full story
Using the Falvey media collection: borrowing and copyright considerations
Volume IV, Issue 1
Important video and DVD use guidelines > Full story
New to Falvey Memorial Library? Some tips for success...
Volume IV, Issue 1
Security gates installed
Volume IV, Issue 3
“We expect that this system will enhance security throughout the building, but it may initially impose some inconveniences because of delays at the entry for those without proper ID." > Full story
Bartley business bestsellers
Volume IV, Issue 3
Check out the latest books conveniently located at the Bartley Business Information Center! > Full story
Interlibrary Loan goes global
Volume IV, Issue 4
“I wonder sometimes whether patrons realize how many miles their book has traveled and how many seas it has crossed to reach their hands.” > Full story
Summer Hours
Volume IV, Issue 5
A New, Convenient Book Return
Volume V, Issue 1
Avoid the turnstiles when returning books > Full story
Library Membership Free for Residents of Radnor and Lower Merion
Volume V, Issue 1
Goodwill gesture to the University's neighbors > Full story
Falvey and Graphics Services Introduce Onsite Print Center
Volume V, Issue 1
"The key to the success of this new operation is service and a focus on students.” > Full story
The Essentials: Top Ten Things You Really Need to Know about Falvey
Volume V, Issue 1
Connect to the information you need, regardless of format or location. We are committed to your success! > Full story