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Services: Services

An overview of VDOT Research Library services.

About Library Services


n addition to providing extensive collections, we offer VDOT employees a variety of services staffed by librarians who are experts at finding and organizing information. We understand VDOT's information needs and have a track record of helping our patrons achieve their goals. Services include:

Borrow, Request & Renew

We loan thousands of physical items from our collections every year, and we will gladly ship to VDOT employees wherever they want to receive items (including home offices).  Learn more about Library Borrowing.

ILL & Document Delivery

Through our Interlibrary Loan (ILL) service we can borrow esoteric or hard-to-find materials from libraries across the state, around the the country, and even overseas. Need an article, chapter or part of a printed report but not the whole thing. Or just don't want to deal with print?  We'll scan and send what you need. Request items with this ILL Form.

 Library Lockers

Library Lockers offer a secure location VDOT employees can use to store copyrighted materials for use by peers. Request a locker or add files to an existing locker with this Online Form

Suggestions & Donations

Don't see what you need? Want to inform us of a new publication you think we should acquire? Send your suggestions with this Recommendation Form. We will also consider gifts and donations as described in this Gifts Policy.

Literature Search Service

Employees who don't have the time (or the desire) to conduct a thorough search can utilize the library's free Literature Search Service. We're quick and thorough, and we tend to find sources others miss if they only search Google.

Contact the Library:


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Schedule a Visit

The library is staffed Mon.-Fri. from 8:30-4:30, barring state holidays. However, in-person staffing is subject to change. We recommend you schedule a visit.

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