Hight Library and Wiley Reading Room are open and welcoming to all students wanting to study. Proctored study halls are held throughout the school day and in the evening. The collaboration rooms in the library provide opportunities for small group discussion and study.
The library's current collection of approximately 8,500 volumes, along with a wide selection of academic and popular magazines, provides the students both material they need for papers and projects in a variety of disciplines and reading material for entertainment.
Students will find wireless access for their personal laptops, and they may also use school-owned desktop computers located in the library. In addition to Internet and network connectivity, VES students are granted the right to use numerous online academic databases and resources. Using these resources, students can discover the latest information on almost every subject.
Besides traditional and online library resources, students also have the opportunity to access millions of titles using Kindle eBook readers. Other equipment available for student use includes digital cameras, video cameras, document readers and scanners.
Library – Research
Hight Library offers a plethora of online research databases for our students. Please see the boxes to the right for the databases avaliable for use by our students and faculty.