Thomas Nelson Library

Distance Learning Library Resources

Learn about some of the resources the library has to offer distance students.


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As a distance student, you have access to Thomas Nelson's online library collections.  Use the tabs above to discover what we have to offer!

Need Help? Have a Question? Ask a Librarian!

Whether you need resources for a paper or just want a book to read, the librarians at Thomas Nelson are here to help.  Just ask!

Email Us:

  • Email your question to a librarian who will respond to requests usually within 24 hours.

Chat with a Librarian:

  • LRCLive, our 24/7 chat reference service for Virginia’s community college students.

Call the Reference Desk:

  • Hampton Campus: 757-825-2839 or 757-825-3878
  • Historic Triangle Campus: 757-258-6500

Stop By During Our Business Hours:

  • Hampton Campus Library – Room 228, Wythe Hall
  • Historic Triangle Campus Library – Room 100

Off-Campus Access

Thomas Nelson Library's online resources are accessible to currently enrolled students and faculty and staff of Thomas Nelson. 

To access these resources from off-campus, you'll be required to login with your VCCS username and password.

Learn more about accessing Thomas Nelson library databases from off-campus.