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Access online collections 24/7, 365 days a year:

Our databases, ebooks, data sets, and other online resources are always available. Don’t miss the HathiTrust Digital Library, with over 17 million digitized books and other items!  

Browse our physical and digital book collections side by side:

Browse: Use Virtual Browse to see our 1.6 million ebooks and our physical books side by side. If you only look at the shelves, you’ll miss over half our collection! 

Request: You can also submit requests for physical books while our buildings are closed, and we will fulfill them when we reopen. 

Special Collections: You can search and browse our Special Collections materials in the library catalog or the archives and manuscripts database and request a future appointment to use them. 

Plan ahead to use library materials or equipment:

Before a JMU break, you can check out or request materials and equipment to help you move your research forward:

Make progress on data collection and analysis, writing, publishing, etc.:

Some of our offerings beyond library materials can support your scholarly work. Even when our facilities are closed, you can: 

Use our 24/7 space:

If you need a library space to do some focused writing or research, use your JACard to swipe into the Rose Library 24/7 Space, available 365 days a year.