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Resource Libraries

Eastern Virginia Medical School
Brickell Medical Sciences Library
740 W Olney Road, PO Box 1980
Norfolk , VA 23501-1980
Phone: 757-446-5847
Fax: 757-446-5134

University of Virginia Health System
Claude Moore Health Sciences Library
PO Box 800722, 1350 Jefferson Park Avenue
Charlottesville , VA 22908-0722
Phone: 434-924-5444
Fax: 434-982-4238

Virginia Commonwealth University
Tompkins McCaw Library, Resource Delivery
509 N 12th Street Box 980582
Richmond , VA 23298-0582
Phone: 804-828-2004
Fax: 804-828-6089

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General Information

Virginia is located on the east coast of the United States, with its state capitol located in Richmond. Virginia has 135 counties and 40 independent cities. Among the 50 states, Virginia ranks 35th in size, covering 39,594 square miles. According to the 2000 Census, Virginia had a population of 7,078,515 million people, ranking 12th most populous among the 50 states and District of Columbia. By 2025, it is projected to be the 12th most populous with 8.5 million people.

In 2000, 73 percent of the population lived in urban areas, with over half the population residing in the state's three major metropolitan areas: Northern Virginia, Richmond-Petersburg metropolitan area, and Hampton Roads.

Library Associations/ Consortia/ Local Groups

  • Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Medical Library Association - An organization of health sciences librarians and other information professionals serving the District of Columbia, Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia.
  • Virginia Library Association - The state chapter of the American Library Association for library staff and trustees, library school students, libraries, and friends of libraries representing the full spectrum of librarianship in Virginia .


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