Product announcement for the DDA pilot is available

June 5, 2013 on 8:46 am | In Collections, General, vivalib_announcements | No Comments

A new product announcement about the VIVA DDA pilot program is now available on the product announcement web page: Please feel free to adapt this for use on your campus.

15th Annual VIVA ILL Community Forum

May 3, 2013 on 7:32 am | In ill, vivalib_announcements | No Comments

The 15th Annual VIVA ILL Community Forum will held at Sweet Briar College on July 12, 2013. More information is available here.

New VIVA Cataloging Listserv

April 29, 2013 on 2:51 pm | In Tech Services, vivalib_announcements | No Comments

The increase in purchasing e-books in VIVA has brought the need for more conversation among the member libraries about cataloging issues and best practices. We have created a new VIVA Cataloging Listserv, VIVA-CAT-L, that we hope will be useful to you, especially as we move into the Demand Driven Acquisitions e-book program.

If you would like to be on this listserv, please let me ( know and I will add you.


New Products for Spring 2013 - Elsevier & Springer STEM-H E-Book Collections

March 4, 2013 on 12:43 pm | In General, Press Releases, vivalib_announcements | No Comments

The Virtual Library of Virginia (VIVA) now offers two premier collections of e-books in STEM-H – Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Health – fields from Elsevier and Springer.

SciVerse Science Direct eBooks from Elsevier and four subject-based e-book collections from Springer will provide VIVA libraries with extensive new resources to support government, business, and educational leaders in their efforts to increase the number of college graduates in STEM-H related fields.

Further information on each product is available on their respective product pages:

The full announcement can be found here:

New Personal Mileage Rate, effective 1/1/13

January 7, 2013 on 11:51 am | In Travel, vivalib_announcements | No Comments

Effective January 1, 2013, the Personal Vehicle Usage Mileage Reimbursement Rate increased one cent to $.565/mile in conjunction with an IRS rate change. The Personal Mileage Rate is generally reimbursable when a personal vehicle is used for business travel of less than 100 miles per day. The Fleet Rate of $.246/mile has not changed. For more details on Travel, please see the VIVA Travel Reimbursement webpage:

VIVA Subscription Cancellation - American Journal of Psychiatry

October 3, 2012 on 3:53 pm | In Collections, vivalib_announcements | No Comments

VIVA will cancel the subscription to the American Journal of Psychiatry as of Dec. 31, 2012.

Legacy use data will remain available for this title on the VIVA statistics page, but no further statistics will be gathered after the subscriptions cancellation.

New VIVA Associate Director

September 25, 2012 on 9:40 am | In General, vivalib_announcements | No Comments

Please join us in welcoming Anne Elguindi as our new VIVA Associate Director. Anne’s contact information is on our Contacts page:

Anne Elguindi - VIVA Associate Director

Anne Elguindi - VIVA Associate Director

New Interface - Oxford Reference Online

September 24, 2012 on 3:59 pm | In Collections, vivalib_announcements | No Comments

There’s a new look to Oxford Reference Online as of September 19th, 2012.

Users who prefer the old interface are given an option at the top of their site to revert back to their old site, which will remain available until December 12, 2012.

Further details on the rel-launch can be found here.

New VIVA Member - Appalachian College of Pharmacy

July 20, 2012 on 9:42 am | In General, vivalib_announcements | No Comments

VIVA is please to announce that we have a new private nonprofit college member: The Appalachian College of Pharmacy. They have achieved accreditation through SACS and are members of VICULA.

Their contact information has been added to the VIVA Contacts Directory, which you can find on our Contacts page:

There are now 34 private nonprofit colleges and universities in VIVA.

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