Library News Online

Cooking from the Archive: Figgy Pudding

Ever wondered, what exactly is figgy pudding? You’ve probably heard it (or its cousin, plum pudding) referenced across English literature and popular culture, but how is it made, what does it look like, and how is it different from American pudding? Traditional English puddings consist of animal fat, dairy, eggs, bread, and other ingredients enclosed… Keep Reading

Bloomberg BNA Changes

As of December 31, 2018, Bloomberg BNA will be retired as a standalone product and will be available exclusively on Bloomberg Law. Previously, Bloomberg Law was only available to the law school community, but will now be accessible to all Vanderbilt University faculty, staff, and students via campus IP on January 1, 2019. Non-law students,… Keep Reading

Art+Feminism topic of Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

In March, Vanderbilt Libraries will join individuals and organizations across the globe for a Wikipedia Edit-a-thon designed to improve content on feminism, gender, and the arts on Wikipedia sites. Art+Feminism 2019 is in the fifth year of a six-year campaign that focuses on gender and non-binary artists and encourages new editors to participate, especially women… Keep Reading

New video on Fair Use

The Vanderbilt Libraries has a new Fair Use video that explains what fair use means in educational contexts. This video is the latest installment of the Libraries’ “Know Your Rights” copyright videos: What is Copyright?, What are My Rights?, and Using Others’ Works. More information, including a FAQ, a Fair Use Checklist, and tips for students and faculty,… Keep Reading

NOTICE: Peabody Library closed 12/12, 5am-6am

Peabody Library will be without power and closed from 5:00am-6:00am on Wednesday, December 12th. For safety reasons, please plan to be out of the Library at this time. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Music Library Winter Break Hours

Open M-F, Dec. 17-Dec. 21, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Closed Dec. 22-Jan. 1, Jan. 5 Open W-F, Jan. 2-4, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Regular hours resume Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019

Peabody Staff Spotlight: Leslie Foutch

Leslie Foutch is the subject librarian for the Human & Organizational Development department. She has been at Vanderbilt for 18 years. What is something about your job that you wish everyone knew?  I have very little time to read books. So many people have said to me over the years that I bet working in a… Keep Reading