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Welcome to the Virginia Highlands Community College Library web site.  The primary mission of the VHCC Library and Instructional Support Division is to support the teaching, learning and research needs of the VHCC community.  Library facilities are located in the LRC Building at the Abingdon campus.  Library services are also open to the residents of the surrounding communities.  If you need assistance please contact any member of our staff.

 LearningPLUS+ Soft Skills Collection 

Virginia Highlands Community College has adopted the name LearningPLUS+ for our Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP). The name describes VHCC's commitment to provide valuable hands-on learning opportunities plus important skills like communication, professionalism, problem solving, and teamwork.

Inspired by VHCC's QEP, the library's  Learning PLUS+ Soft Skills Collection is an assortment of books that provide insight into important soft skills for college, the workplace, and life. 

Visit  LearningPLUS+ Soft Skills Collection  for a complete list of books. Stop by our circulation desk for more details. 


PrepSTEP ® is a dynamic online learning platform with hundreds of easy-to-use interactive tutorials, practice tests, and eBooks.  It can be accessed anytime, anywhere, online, from any device with an Internet browser.

Interactive tutorials includes:

  • Placement test preparation
  • Soft skills training
  • Computer skills training
  • TEAS, NCLEX, and PRAXIS test prep

Visit PrepSTEP to register or log back in.


 Library Orientation Introductory Exercise

Library Satisfaction Survey

In-class Library and Research Orientations – Student Satisfaction

Introduction to the Library Orientation

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