Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Shake Library: About Shake Library

Shake Things Up @ Shake Library

Ask A Librarian

Email Shake Library at libref@vinu.edu.

Call the Library Information Desk at 812-888-4165.

Meet our Staff.

Chat loading...

About the Library

The Mission of the Vincennes University Shake Library in the Learning Resource Center is to develop and present innovative programs, to provide access to physical and online library resources, and to engage in teaching and learning in order to equip students with the tools they need to be successful.

Located on VU's Vincennes Campus in the newly renovated Learning Resource Center, Shake Library serves VU students, faculty, staff, and people from the surrounding communities. We provide research help to all, plus access to a wide selection of print and online sources. Our new modernized space includes a coffee shop, private and group study spaces, computer stations, and more!  

Faculty may request specialized research guidance sessions for their classes from one of our dedicated liaison librarians as well as place specific items on reserve for class use.

See our Policies and Services pages for more details.

Students, faculty, and staff can access the library's online resources from off-campus locations by signing into their MyVU account.  Read more about Off-Campus Access.

The Shake Learning Resource Center is named after Curtis Grover Shake (1887-1978), Knox County native, Vincennes University alumnus, attorney, historian, author, and chief justice of the Indiana Supreme Court.  He also served as presiding judge for one of the U.S. Military Tribunals held in Nuremburg, Germany, after the Second World War.  

Mailing address:  1002 North First St., Vincennes, Indiana 47591

Phone (Information Desk): 812-888-4165

Vincennes University

812-888-VUVU | 800-742-9198

1002 North First Street; Vincennes, Indiana 47591

www.vinu.edu/

Shake Library

812-888-4165 | libref@vinu.edu

1002 North First Street; Vincennes, Indiana 47591

vinu.libguides.com/shakelibrary

Jasper Academic Center for Excellence

812-481-5923 | ace@vinu.edu

850 College Ave; Jasper, IN 47546

vinu.libguides.com/jasper