Read Across America comes to Peabody Library

A mural created by the Peabody Graduate Student Association and members of the Peabody community on March 13th as part of a celebration of Read Across America Day and Dr. Seuss’ birthday has been hung in the Peabody Library. This delightful mural can be viewed in the stairwell between the First and Second floors of… Keep Reading

Peabody Library welcomes Melissa Mallon as new Director!

Peabody Library welcomes Melissa Mallon today, their new Director of Peabody Library/Director of Liaison and Instruction Services.  Melissa will direct the Peabody Library and guide the further development of a robust liaison program supporting the teaching and research of Vanderbilt University faculty and students. She has a B.A. in English Language and Literature with a… Keep Reading

Analyze This

Friday, March 13th 11:00 AM, Central Library Data and analytics are essential to success in any field. As Carly Fiorina, HP’s former CEO, stated, “The goal is to turn data into information, and information into insight.” The process of turning data into insight begins with analysis, and analysis is made simpler with the right tools…. Keep Reading

Talk by Wesley Roberts: Teaching Evolution in the Volunteer State

Wednesday March 18, 4:10 p.m. Stevenson Center 5211 Science teacher Wesley Roberts will give a talk about teaching evolution in Tennessee, followed by a reception in the Science & Engineering Library. Wesley Roberts teaches biology and astronomy at Hume-Fogg Academic High School and has been teaching in Metro schools for more than 30 years. Mr. Roberts’… Keep Reading

Study Guides and Past Exams Available for Law Students

Did you know that the Massey Law Library at VLS provides an exam bank and study aids for most law school classes? For nearly every course in the law school, students can find hornbooks, treatises, and commercial study guides to help explain points of law and offer extra problem sets to work through for those… Keep Reading

Upcoming EndNote and Zotero Workshops

Want a better way to manage your citations for papers — besides typing them all in yourself? Sign up for a workshop on EndNote Web (aka EndNote Basic; learn more) or Zotero (learn more). All sessions will be held in Room 418A of the Central Library. Zotero: Friday, March 13, 2 – 3:30 pm (instructor: Chris Benda) Sign up Zotero: Wednesday,… Keep Reading

Pandoc Workshop: Talk the Talk

Friday, February 27th 11:00 AM, Central Library These days, languages are more than words that shape human interaction. Languages also shape technological communication. There is no shortage of document formats, and each format is written in its own “language.” For most people, it’s impractical–or impossible!–to learn all of the computer languages. This Friday, February 27,… Keep Reading

Spring Break Hours @ Peabody

Peabody Library’s Spring Break Hours will be: Friday, 2/27 7:30am-6pm Saturday, 2/28 11am-6pm Sunday, 3/1 11am-6pm Monday-Friday, 3/2-3/6 7:30am-6pm Saturday, 3/7 11am-6pm Regular hours will resume Sunday, 3/8.