Library Services at VUJ

Library Services at VUJ

Library Hours

Fall/Spring Semester:
Monday-Thursday 8:00am -7:00pm
Friday 8:00am-4:30pm

Summer Session:
Monday - Friday: 8:00am-4:30pm

When Classes are Not in Session:
Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm

Make Up Exams - Jasper Courses:

Call 812-481-5923 to schedule your appointment

Please Note: Proctoring for Distance Education Courses is administered in the Administration Building with Terry Andry,


Online searchable database of books, journals, newspapers, articles, and other research resources. As a Vincennes University student or staff member, you have access to these databases by logging onto your MyVU account. Click here to start your search!

Library Resources & Services

  • Books – research books in all genres, as well as fiction books

  • eBooks – available to all students and staff through their MyVU login

  • Orientation and Research Instruction Sessions for Classes

  • Research Assistance

  • Online Resources – database of books and journal articles

  • Computers – an open lab consisting of 22 computers

  • Group Study Room – this room may be reserved for student study groups

  • WiFi access, USB charging areas, and various device charging cables

  • Copy Machine – can copy in both black ink as well as in color

  • Scanners – connected to two computers in the lab

  • Printer – students may print all course related materials at no charge

  • Coffeeology – a free coffee and tea bar for students and staff

  • Collaborative Learning Workstation – located in the Group Study Room

  • Library Lounge – a relaxed place to study and visit with friends

  • Make-up Testing for VU Jasper classes

  • Interesting displays of items available to check out

Essay Aids - tools to get your paper started

  • Anyone, expert or not,  can publish information on the internet . Be a savvy researcher. Use the C.R.A.A.P test and be sure you have P.R.O.V.E.N. that your sources are credible.

Getting Started

  • Note Organizer - create the outline for your paper by typing your ideas and findings in boxes on one of the essay templates
  • The Ultimate Guide on How to Organize a Bold Argumentative Essay - written, video, and graphic illustration of the steps to a great paper
  • Purdue Owl: Argument Papers - "This resource outlines the generally accepted structure for introductions, body paragraphs, and conclusions in an academic argument paper."
  • MLA Template       
  • APA Template
  • Download these templates and start your papers with the margins, font, and page numbers already set for either MLA or APA. They also include sample citations and suggestions.

Contact Your Librarians

Donna, Library Assistant

Mary Bradley, Library Clerk