Library

The St. Bernard Library blends the unique history of Visitation’s past with modern, 21st-century resources. Students connect wirelessly to a vast selection of electronic reference books and scholarly articles.  With over 20 online databases, 13,000 print volumes, and a plethora of periodicals and films, the library is a hub for information sharing and a place that promotes highly developed research skills, ethical use of intellectual property, appreciation for variety in literature, and the pleasure of reading.

COLLECTION
  • 13,000 volumes, periodicals, and DVDs 
  • 2 daily newspapers 
  • Spanish and French language magazines
ELECTRONIC RESOURCES
  • Destiny online card catalog, WiFi, Adobe and Microsoft programs
  • Online full-text databases from a variety of vendors, including:
    ABC-CLIO
    ARTstor
    Britannica Online
    Credo Reference
    EBL, the Electronic Book Library
    Facts on File
    Gale Virtual Reference Library
    JSTOR
    Literature Online
    OED Online
    Project Muse
    Proquest K-12 Central
    SIRS Knowledge Source
    Twayne’s Author Series

EQUIPMENT
  • 19 laptop computers  
  • 2 dedicated online card catalogs
  • iPads, electronic readers, Netbooks, and digital cameras
  • Color photocopier/scanner and black & white printer 
SERVICES
  • Borrowing Materials:
    Books and Kindles - 2 weeks
    Cameras and DVDs - 3 days
    iPads and Netbooks - In-library use
  • Printing and Photocopying - Free
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hOURS

Monday - Thursday
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday
7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Librarians

Elizabeth Burke
Library Director
elizabeth.burke@visi.org
202.337.3350,  ext2375

Angela Jewell
Assistant Librarian
Information Services
angela.jewell@visi.org
202.337.3350, ext. 2375