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The Catalog contains records for the physical items in the library, like books, DVDs, maps, CDs, etc. You can also find links to our eBooks and access your library patron account. If you're looking for journal articles about a specific topic, SuperSearch may be a better search option.

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  1. Putt the Library Links: McConnell Mini Golf »


    Saturday, October 7th from Noon – 4 pm

    McConnell Library Main Floor

    Play through our library’s indoor mini golf course, brought to you by members of our Student Library Advisory Board and our student workers, for a friendly family competition during Fall Family Weekend & Homecoming celebrations.

  2. The Human Library: Everyone has a story. »


    Please join us for our fifth Human Library on Monday, September 25th from 11 – 4 pm, on the lawn outside of McConnell Library.

  3. Radford's Joan of Arc statue restored, returns to campus  »


    For almost a century, Radford University's Joan of Arc statue watched in silent, stoic observation as the institution around her evolved into a co-educational campus, filled with thousands of aspiring scholars and state-of-the-art facilities. This summer, it was her turn to shine. Read the complete story.

  4. Living Library: Everyone has a Story »


    We hope you can join us for our Spring Living Library on Monday, April 3rd from 11 – 4 pm, on the lawn outside of McConnell Library.

  5. Winesett Book Collecting Contest Awards Ceremony »


    Please join us on Tuesday November 15th at 4 pm as we award the winners of the Winesett Book Collecting Contest in the McConnell Library Event Space.

  6. Last Chance! If you love and own books, you can win $750! »


    To inspire students to discover the great pleasures and satisfaction of book collecting, McConnell Library is sponsoring a book collecting and essay contest. The contest is open to all Radford undergraduate and graduate students.  Cash prizes up to $750 can be won for a book collection that represents a well-defined field of interest, and the best essay on the collection’s subject matter.

  7. Banned Books Week 2016: Sept. 25 - Oct. 1 »


    Banned Books Week is an annual event to raise awareness about the role libraries play in the fight for the freedom to read, freedom to think, and freedom against censorship. Learn more about challenges raised in the United States to try to restrict the free flow of information through the following events this week:

  8. All Gender Bathrooms »


    For your convenience, our single-unit, accessible bathrooms on McConnell Library's main floor are now officially gender-neutral bathrooms.

  9. Book Return Location »


    Due to ongoing construction in the area, McConnell Library has closed the book return located on the Main Street side of the building.

  10. How do I log on to My Library Account? »


    There is a new way to look at your library account! ...


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