The Digital Imaging and Preservation Services (DI&PS) unit of the Information Technology Services (ITS) department within the University Libraries at Virginia Tech serves as a one-stop digital projects center for the arts, sciences, cultural and historical heritage materials of Virginia Tech, Appalachia, and the state of Virginia since 2016.  See our About section for more information.

The DI&PS team preserves, protects, and provides access to the collections by digitizing, preserving, and providing access to digital assets from both Virginia Tech and from the Southwest Virginia region.

This temporary digital library is to serve as a portal site to increase the visibility of the partners' collections and to provide access to unique digital content. This site is open to the public with educational use rights.

This digital library holds featured collections under Exhibits, while the other items can be found in Browse Items or Browse Collections.

Recently Added Items

Currie House (1961)


Currie House / Trower House / Colloquially the "Pagoda House"

1970 dedication

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It all began on June 17, 1970. A host of Reynolds family members, descendants of Hardin and Nancy Reynolds, traveled to Critz, Virginia for the…

Kitty Reynolds


Born on October 15, 1838, Kitty was among the 88 enslaved people that lived on Rock Spring Plantation by 1863. Following the emancipation of slaves,…