The Boatwright Memorial Library includes major collections in the sciences, fine arts, humanities, film, maps, theater, government documents, and rare books and manuscripts. At present, the library’s physical collection comprises approximately 500,000 volumes of books, more than 100,000 bound periodicals, and thousands of multimedia items. Parsons Music Library, located in the Modlin Center for the Arts, collects books, music scores, and audio/video recordings. Over 110,000 journals, 245,000 books, and nearly 375 research databases are accessible through library computers and university computer labs and off campus.
Discovery, Technology and Publishing supports the teaching and learning mission of the University of Richmond and serves users through the creation and delivery of online digital collections. The department focuses on creating digital collections that present materials that would be of interest to students and faculty at the University and to the wider scholarly community.
Rare Books & Special Collections
The Galvin Rare Book Room and Special Collections, located within Boatwright Memorial Library, supports and reflects the educational mission of the University of Richmond by preserving and providing access to materials for use by students, faculty, staff, scholars, and the general public.