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VCU Libraries is online and in person. VCU Libraries COVID-19 response

Tompkins-McCaw Library and Cabell Library are open. Find out what to expect when you visit. FAQ

Computers and equipment


Students can check out laptops using their VCUCard at the IT Support Center on the lower level in Cabell Library.

Desktop computing

Windows computers are located throughout Cabell and Tompkins-McCaw Libraries. Software includes Microsoft Office 2016, Respondus Lockdown for secure Blackboard testing, Skype, GIMP image editor, Audacity, Logger Pro, Microsoft Magnifier, and statistical, mathematical, and scientific software such as SAS, SPSS, Mathematica, STATA and JMP via App2Go

The Assistive Technology Room has software for vision-impaired users.

Macs are on the second floor of Cabell Library and have Microsoft Office 2016, GarageBand and iMovie installed.

Print, scan, copy, fax

Affordable or free print, scan, copy, fax services are available. 

Microform viewers

Microform viewers are available on the third floor of Cabell Library and in the Multimedia Collaboration Room at Tompkins-McCaw Library.


Computers, software and equipment for viewing, creating and editing multimedia include

Equipment for loan

Equipment for loan

Texas Instrument TI-83 and TI-84 graphing calculatorsCabell
Poster tubesTompkins-McCaw
Sunpak TripodTompkins-McCaw
Video, cameras and relatedLocation
Cameras, camcorders and other video equipmentThe Workshop (Cabell Library)
Sony Handycam HDR-CX900Tompkins-McCaw
Canon DSLR Ti6 CamerasTompkins-McCaw
GoPro Hero 5 camcorderTompkins-McCaw
Projectors and relatedLocation
Digital projectors and screensThe Workshop (Cabell Library)
Epson PowerLite 1781W projectorTompkins-McCaw
Audio equipmentThe Workshop (Cabell Library)
Zoom H1 Audio RecorderTompkins-McCaw
Flash drives, hard drives, media card readersThe Workshop (Cabell Library)
Chargers and AdaptorsLocation
Mac VGA adapterCabell


  • The Workshop: Innovative Media, Cabell Library, lower level
  • Cabell: Cabell Library, first floor service desk
  • Tompkins-McCaw: Tompkins-McCaw Library service desk
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