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Library Resource Spotlight: American Politics in the Early Cold War: Truman and Eisenhower Administrations, 1945-1961

This recently-acquired ProQuest History Vault module presents major White House files from the Harry Truman and Dwight Eisenhower administrations, representing the start and the ramp-up of the Cold War era. The centerpiece of the Truman files is the President’s Secretary’s file, while the Eisenhower files are centered on the Confidential File and the Whitman File… Keep reading

Loansome Doc Alternatives

News of Loansome Doc’s retirement on July 1, 2019 has sent shock waves throughout the health sciences community and the libraries that served them.  It is quite unfortunate for the numerous solo practitioners, medical groups, and other health-related entities who need affordable access to credible information from the academic/professional literature.  Furthermore, many health sciences libraries… Keep reading

Fine Arts Gallery in the Tennessean: “Four exhibitions to see in Nashville art galleries this month”

This week the Fine Arts Gallery exhibition of ceramics by Susan DeMay was highlighted in the Tennessean. Stop by the gallery this summer (let us know if you want a tour!) or mark your calendar for DeMay’s artist talk next month on Friday, August 9 at 5:00 p.m., with a reception to follow. From painting,… Keep reading

Behold, Reflect, and Transform: Art in the Christian Tradition Database

Behold, Reflect, and Transform: Art in the Christian Tradition Database is an exhibit in the Vanderbilt Divinity Library curated by Anne Richardson and Charlotte Lew.  The Art in the Christian Tradition database integrates curated Creative Commons images with concepts and scripture texts from the Bible.  The exhibit highlights thematic ACT images that demonstrate the time periods,… Keep reading

Peabody Library Closed July 4th & 5th

Peabody Library be closed on Thursday, July 4 and Friday, July 5 in observation of the 4th of July holiday. Summer hours will resume on Saturday, July 6. You can check the opening and closing times of all campus libraries at our Hours page. The Peabody Library staff wishes you a happy, restful, and safe holiday!

Management Librarians Assist with Accelerator

During the month of June, the halls of Owen Graduate School of Management were full of undergraduates eager to learn more about the world of business. This summer program, known as Accelerator, exposed students to business fundamentals with classes taught by Vanderbilt professors; they also had the opportunity to work on real-world consulting projects. During… Keep reading

VU community discussion of 2019 Commons Reading set for July 23

The Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center and the Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries will host a discussion of the 2019 Commons Reading, The Lies That Bind: Rethinking Identity by Kwame Anthony Appiah, on Tuesday, July 23. All in the Vanderbilt community are invited to read the book and join in the discussion. The event is scheduled for noon… Keep reading