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CDL-001: Orientation to Learning Online - Library Resources & Services Tutorial



Downtown: 804.523.5211
Parham: 804.523.5220
Goochland: 804.523.5419


Review all the pages of this tutorial including all the video clips from the Find Articles and Find Books & DVDs pages before you attempt to complete the assignment and quiz questions via at


This tutorial introduces you to the basics of using the library. Learn how you can:

  • Access Reynolds Library resources and services
  • Borrow material from Reynolds and other libraries
  • Find a book, DVD, or article using QuickSearch
  • Find an article in a library database
  • Find citation help

Library Portal

The library's website is the portal for library services.

  • Use Quick Search to find books, eBooks, DVDs, articles and more from all 3 campus libraries.
  • Use the library databases to find articles, including magazines, newspapers and scholarly journals.

Library's Collections




Audio Books  

Get Research Help from a Librarian

In Person. Stop by the Reference Desk at any campus library

By Phone. Call the Reference Desk at any campus library.

  • Downtown Campus: 523-5333
  • Parham Road Campus: 523-5329
  • Goochland Campus: 523-5419

By Email. Email us for reply by email within 24 hours.

By Chat. Chat directly with a librarian 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with our Chat Reference Service (LRC Live)

Schedule a Research Consultation

If you require more than 30 minutes of research support, making an appointment with a Reynolds' librarian is your best bet. Complete an online Research Consultation Request Form to ensure a that a librarian is available to assist you during a specific day and time period. We will confirm your request within two business days. 

Free Library Workshops

Library workshops are FREE and cover topics students need such as getting started with research, finding articles in the databases, evaluating sources, and citing sources. Check the schedule and find one for you!

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