Located off campus in Blacksburg, the Library Service Center is a high-density, climate controlled space where we keep many of our physical items safe and sound. Materials here are available on a deliver-by-request basis, but we understand that researchers often need to browse our collections in person. You may make an appointment to visit the Library Service Center by contacting Christopher Peters at 540-231-0220.
If an item you need is listed at the Library Service Center, hit the green request button in the catalog and choose your delivery location: Newman Library, Veterinary Medicine Library, Art + Architecture Library, or the Northern Virginia Center. In most cases your material(s) will be delivered by the following business day.
If you’re a faculty or staff member, you may select “faculty/staff campus delivery” from the pick-up location drop-down menu to have items mailed to your office through our Book Runner program.
Things to know about delivery:
Sign up through My Library Account to receive a text when your materials arrive (not available for campus mail delivery)
If you request delivery through campus mail, materials will arrive within a few days
- The Library Service Center delivers Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. New requests will be processed during these times.