Maladies, Elixirs, and Healers: 500 Years of Medical History from the Eskind Biomedical Library Special Collections

A special exhibition from the Eskind Biomedical Library’s Historical Collections is now on display in the Heard Library Special Collections. The exhibit, entitled “Elixirs, Remedies, and Maladies,” opened this past July and features rare books, documents, and artifacts from the last 400 years. Presented in nine themed cases, the exhibit explores ways in which the… Keep Reading

Vanderbilt Libraries: On Campus and Around Town!

The Southern Festival of Books kicked off a banner week for Vanderbilt Libraries. It was the first time the Library had a presence at the Festival held on the War Memorial Plaza which was decorated for the fall with mums and pumpkins. We shared a booth with the Nashville Review, a publication produced by Vanderbilt… Keep Reading

International Games Week

International Games Week brings community together to play, learn or teach For more information on International Games Week please visit the Games in Libraries blog http://games.ala.org. Sarah Shannon Stevenson Science and Engineering Library joins thousands in celebrating the popularity and power of games and play. Sarah Shannon Stevenson Science and Engineering Library will join over… Keep Reading

Committee on the Rank and Promotion System

The Provost and Council of Deans have approved, in abstract, a five-rank system of rank and promotion for Vanderbilt’s professional librarians to be implemented in the 2018-19 academic year (FY19). To plan accordingly for the introduction and implementation of such a Rank and Promotion system, I am appointing the Committee on the rank and promotion… Keep Reading

Faculty Interview: Jaco Hamman

In the latest episode of Authorial Intentions, librarian Chris Benda interviews Jaco Hamman about his new book, Growing Down: Theology & Human Nature in the Virtual Age. Click here to listen

Global Handwashing Day, Sunday October 15th

Go out and buy some soap to celebrate Global Handwashing Day which is Sunday October 15th “Handwashing with soap is an easy, effective, and affordable do-it-yourself protection that prevents infections and saves lives.” See goo.gl/10ZL7T for more information.

Cliff Anderson Speaks in Taipei

Clifford B. Anderson, Associate University Librarian for Research and Learning and Professor of Religious Studies in the College of Arts and Science, spoke at an international conference in Taipei, Taiwan (Republic of China) on September 23, 2017. The title of the conference was “500 Years of Reformation: Faith, Reform & the Challenges of Ideology.” Anderson’s… Keep Reading

Introducing the MondoPad

The library has acquired a MondoPad touchscreen PC which is now available in the Map Room. A kit bag of accessories (keyboard, mouse, stylus, etc.) must be checked out at the service desk before using the MondoPad. The MondoPad can be used as a regular PC or as a touch screen whiteboard for collaboration or… Keep Reading

Philip Walker Selected for NLM/AAHSL Leadership Fellowship

Philip Walker has been selected as a fellow in the 2017-2018 NLM/AAHSL Leadership Fellows Program, sponsored by the National Library of Medicine and the Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries.  The Program prepares emerging leaders for director positions in academic health sciences libraries through a year-long mentoring relationship with a director of another library and… Keep Reading