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Welcome to Greenwood Library!

Longwood University’s Janet D. Greenwood Library supports teaching, learning, and researching to prepare individuals to be compassionate lifelong learners. Library services, collections, and spaces are designed to "Celebrate Curiosity."

Services offered include library instruction, research assistance, document delivery, and interlibrary loan. Flexible spaces and furnishings allow for individual quiet study spaces to group meeting rooms.

Desk with students, decorated for DeStress Fall 2022

The Desk – just to your right as you enter the front doors. This is your first stop for ANY question. We offer a variety of personalized services, including individual reference and research assistance with one of our librarians.

You can contact the Library by:

You can contact individuals within the Library through our Contact Us page

Collections Statistics

  • Books: 238,753
  • eBooks: 180,000
  • DVDs/BluRays: 8,850
  • CDs: 5,169
  • Bound Periodicals: 38,581

We also have a robust Archives and Special Collections as well as host student and faculty research in the Digital Commons institutional repository.


Students, faculty, staff and visitors have access to almost 300 databases (more than half of which are provided by VIVA, the state supported consortium of higher education institutions in Virginia). Remote access is available to students, faculty, and staff. Simply use your Lancer ID and password to access all of our electronic resources from anyplace with an internet connection. In addition, the Library can obtain resources not available in its collections from other libraries through Interlibrary Loan.