The Vanderbilt Television News Archive is profiled in Searching for Sustainability: Strategies from Eight Digitized Special Collections, a major study funded by the Institute for Museum and Library Services and conducted by Ithaka S+R in partnership with the Association of Research Libraries. The study shares good practices for teams planning for and managing digitized resources,… Keep Reading
Topic: Fear, Tired, Dread, Excited: Student Feelings and the Research Assignment Opening Guest Presenter: Melinda Brown (Library) Wednesday, November 20, 12:10-1:00 Community Room, Central Library This month’s discussion topic: Thinking about your Spring 2014 assignments? Participate in this conversation to identify concrete strategies for writing research assignments that maximize positive student response. A series of… Keep Reading
Listen to an interview with Jack M. Sasson, Mary Jane Werthan Professor of Jewish Studies and Hebrew Bible and Professor of Classics, about his forthcoming book Judges 1-12: A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary, part of the Anchor Yale Bible Commentary Series.
“Complex Landscapes: Different Approaches to GIS in STEM and the Digital Humanities” The Jean and Alexander Heard Library will celebrate GIS Day by sponsoring an informative public lecture centered around two GIS (geographic information system) faculty on campus. The presenters for GIS Day will be Janey Camp and Todd Hughes. Dr. Camp, a research assistant… Keep Reading
Participants of Vanderbilt University Libraries Edit-A-Thon will have the opportunity to utilize resources of the University’s Special Collections, such as photos and historical documents, to write and edit Wikipedia articles. Prior experience editing Wikipedia articles is not required to join in this fun event intended to improve the popular online encyclopedia. Experienced Wikipedians will provide… Keep Reading
Jean-Paul Avice, Baudelaire scholar and Librarian of the Bibliothèque Historique de la Ville de Paris will present a talk on Baudelaire de L’Albatros au Cygne, L’invention des tableaux parisiens. W.T. Bandy Center, Wednesday, November 13th.
You are invited to join students and faculty working on late antiquity for an introductory session on resources for the study of late antiquity in the Vanderbilt Libraries. This library session will be held on Tuesday, November 5, 2013 from 3:30-4:30 p.m. in Room 418A of the Central Library. David Michelson, Assistant Professor of Early… Keep Reading
From the Science and Engineering Library
Renowned artist, illustrator and typographer Claire Van Vliet will provide a very special talk at Vanderbilt University’s Central Library Community Room on November 7, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. In 1955, Claire Van Vliet started Janus Press, a small independent press dedicated to the idea of the finest quality craftsmanship and the collaborative spirit. Over the… Keep Reading
The Divinity Library will be hosting the Tennessee Theological Library Association Fall meeting on Friday, Nov. 1st. Dot Parks Evins, retired Director of the Divinity Library, will talk about her years as a missionary in Malaysia. Cliff Anderson, Director of Scholarly Communications, will talk on the Future of Theological Communication.