Cleaning Up Your Data with OpenRefine!

Friday, February 12th 12:00-1:00 Central Library, Room 418a Learn the benefits of OpenRefine- a free, online tool that helps you Explore large data sets Clean and transform your data Link your data with other web services See how these benefits preserve your dataset for long-term use and future sharing! Build your digital scholarship skills. No… Keep Reading

Mr. Seonwoong Hwang

I can’t believe it has already been two years since I first started to work at the service desk. It has been my great joy and honor to get to know wonderful staff members of SEL and have chances to help students who are experiencing “lostness” in various forms: some are literally lost in this… Keep Reading

Alumni Access to Law Databases

When on campus, alumni may access most of the library’s electronic resources available through Vanderbilt libraries. We are also able to offer remote, off-campus, access to a select group of specially licensed alumni databases . To gain remote access, alumni will need a VUNet ID. If you do not already have a VUNet ID, request… Keep Reading

Minecraft as an Educational Technology

Friday, February 5 11:00-12:00 Central Library, 418a   Want to play video games for school? Minecraft is a video game that allows you to build a virtual 3D environment. Cliff Anderson and Lindsey Fox will teach you how to revise the Minecraft environment with Minecraft modifications, and talk about the educational value Minecraft holds. No RSVP. Learn… Keep Reading

Meet Julie Hornsby

My name is Julie Whitaker Hornsby and I am from Manhattan, even though my heart belongs in the South I’ve been wanting to move to a Southern state for quite a good time and I am very happy that going to college has given me the opportunity to do so I am a Civil Engineering… Keep Reading

Student Research Productivity Workshops at VU

Vanderbilt Libraries is offering a new workshop series this spring, designed to strengthen students’ research skills and use of online tools to increase productivity and improve coursework. These interactive workshops will be held in 418a Central Library and will be taught by a variety of subject liaison librarians. See the full list of workshops and… Keep Reading

Research Productivity: Strategies for Surviving Group Projects

Thursday, January 28th 12:00-1:00 P.M. Central Library   You can’t avoid group projects forever, so why not learn how to survive them? Join us at this week’s Student Productivity Workshop that will teach you strategies for surviving group projects.   Drop in, no RSVP needed. Learn more at

Mr. Eli McDonald

Eli McDonald is a junior Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering also studying Nano Science and Applied Mathematics. He is from Bettendorf, Iowa and became interested in Vanderbilt because his father is from in rural Tennessee. He is an undergraduate research assistant at the Multi-scale Modeling and Simulations Centre, where he investigates the permeability of phospholipid bilayers… Keep Reading