Faculty and staff are welcome to request library workshops and presentations by filling out the form on this page. A staff member will get in touch to discuss further details. Workshops may be taught virtually or in-person as we continue to assess COVID-19 circumstances.

Falvey’s experts are also available to meet with you individually. Use the Schedule a Research Appointment form to set up an individual training session or visit Find Your Subject Librarian to book a meeting with a librarian of your choice. Contact your subject librarian if you would like to schedule a course-integrated research workshops for your students.


  • Capturing the Web: Introduction to Web Archiving
    Get a foundational view of web archiving and learn ways to leverage the Wayback Machine and other web preservation tools in your scholarship and teaching.
    Presenter: Beaudry Allen
  • Introduction to Distinctive Collections: Special Collections
    Gain a broad overview of primary sources and use of cultural heritage materials to enhance teaching, learning, and research. (can be tailored to a specific class topic or learning outcome)
    Presenter: Laura Bang, Rebeccca Oviedo, Michael Foight
  • Introduction to Distinctive Collections: University Archives
    Learn about the functions and role of a university archive through the history of Villanova University including archival collections, photographs, and memorabilia. (can be tailored to a specific class topic or learning outcomes)
    Presenter: Beaudry Allen, Rebeccca Oviedo
  • Rare Materials History
    Discover the history of human communication through artifacts from the distinctive collections of Villanova University. From early photographs, maps and globes, manuscripts, and rare books, students will make connections and touch history. (can be tailored to a specific class topic or learning outcome)
    Presenter: Michael Foight