School Librarianship Program FAQs

I've completed my program.  How do I have Library Media added as an endorsement on my teaching license? How do I order textbooks for my courses?
1.  Go to the Virginia Department of Education Web site at

2.  Complete Part I of p. 8, the College Verification Form.

3.  Send it with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to Dr. Connie Ballard, Director, Office of Professional Services, Longwood University.  Dr. Ballard is the University licensure officer.

4.  Dr. Ballard will complete Parts II, III, and IV and return the form to you.

5.  Either you or your employing school division will then submit the form and the required fee to the Virginia Department of Education so that Library Media PreK-12 is added as an endorsement to your teaching license.

1.  Information regarding required and recommended texts for your courses is available from Longwood University Bookstore.   

2.  You may order your texts either from the bookstore or from the source of your choice. 

3.  Should you have questions regarding your textbooks, please feel free to contact your instructor.

How do I set my Student Email to forward to my preferred email address?
*Information regarding your Live mail account can be found at 

How do I access the journal articles in the Library's databases from off campus, if I have the article citation?

How do I access my grades?


1.  Go to the Longwood Library Web page at

2. . Click on Journal Search.

3.  Type the title of the journal, for example, School Library Monthly.

4.  Click on the title of the journal.

5.  In the lower right of the screen, you should see Availability/Holdings. School Library Monthly is listed as being available online in several databases, one of which is Education Research Complete.

6. Using Education Research Complete, click on Access Journal.  You will be prompted to enter your LancerNetid and password.

7.  Click on the year and then the volume and issue of the journal.  In this case, for example, from your citation, you know that the article is in the January 2010 issue, Volume 26, No. 5.

8.  Scroll down through the contents of the journal until you locate your article, "Learning for Life:  Applying the AASL Standards," by Franklin and Stephens on p. 36-37.

9.  Typically the article will be available as a PDF file.  You may either save the article, print it, or email it to yourself.

*You can, of course, follow this same process to access any journal article for which you have the citation that is included in one of the databases to which the Longwood Library subscribes.


* Login to MyLongwood at to access your grades.

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Last updated August 17, 2017