The Fintel Library is the intellectual center of Roanoke College. Its impressive collection of books, journals, media and archival resources, access to myriad electronic resources, and contemporary facilities create the perfect environment for you to read, study, explore, develop ideas, gather data and conduct research.

You'll find the Fintel Library staff to be extremely helpful. Whether it's obtaining a specific book or other resource for you, or helping you to identify resources and develop a complete research plan, the library staff are professionals who know the world of analog and digital information. It's like having your own personal research team.

Launch Fintel Library

Through a cooperative borrowing program between Roanoke and Hollins libraries, and resource sharing provided by interlibrary loan with hundreds of other libraries globally, you'll have almost unlimited access to the books and other resources you'll need for your studies and research. Connect to the Fintel Library site.

Explore the Archives in our Historical and Cultural Virtual Tour

As it is with any historic institution, Roanoke College's past is tied to its present and future. Thanks to this new and immersive virtual tour, it's easier than ever to learn about the history and culture of the College. You'll take a journey through nearly 180 years of history, including major events, the evolution of buildings on campus, the artwork we have on campus, how student life has changed over the years, and the groundbreaking research that's leading to important discussions about our past.

"Roanoke College is a treasure, and when you have a treasure, you want to share it with other people," President Michael C. Maxey said about the tour.

Click the button below to open our treasure chest.

Begin the Tour

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