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Book Love: Fred Arroyo, MTSU faculty and author

What was your favorite book as a child? Do you reread your favorite books? The library vlog Book Love celebrates reading and how books connect us. This week, Fred Arroyo, author of Western Avenue and Other Fictions, shortlisted for the 2014 William Saroyan International Prize for Writing and faculty at MTSU, discusses his favorite books…. Keep Reading

Input needed on Peabody’s Curriculum Materials Center

Peabody Library is currently undergoing an assessment project to determine how to organize the Curriculum Materials Center (CMC)’s unique collections. Peabody College faculty and students are encouraged to participate in this brief survey to share their thoughts. This project, led by Amy Corbitt, Peabody Library’s CMC Coordinator, and Laren Anderson, MLIS candidate at Rutgers, will help… Keep Reading

Clinical Research Preprint Server coming soon

medRxiv is a preprint server for the clinical research community.  It is a collaborative effort between BMJ, Yale University, and Cold Harbor Spring Laboratory.  Papers may be submitted but the official launch date is June 25, 2019. More information on the policies and procedures of medRxiv is available at the medRxiv homepage.  Additional content is posted… Keep Reading

History of Medicine: Data Science and Yellow Fever

The Historical Collections of the National Library of Medicine curated a new exhibit titled, Politics of Yellow Fever in Alexander Hamilton’s America.   Their online magazine, Circulating Now, has a very interesting piece on data science in the 18th and 19th centuries based upon the exhibit. Data Science in Politics of Yellow Fever: Medical Research Before… Keep Reading

New Database: Pitchbook

The Walker Management Library has recently acquired Pitchbook, a new database for analyzing private equity, venture capital, and mergers & acquisitions across the private investment lifecycle. This database provides information on deals, funds, and investors. Pitchbook will be helpful for future entrepreneurs who want to determine investors active in certain spaces, and those on the… Keep Reading

Book Love Interviews Reveal Treasures

What was your favorite book as a child? Has it stayed important to you as you reread it?  Do you travel with a copy of your favorite novel? The library vlog Book Love celebrates reading and how books connect us. Clips of interviews with colleagues, students, faculty and visiting speakers about their favorite books will… Keep Reading

Library Resource Spotlight: Reconstruction and Military Government

This ProQuest product is part of History Vault and focuses on the early Reconstruction period. Material ranges from heart-wrenching personal letters to bills of lading for office supplies. Correspondence of the U.S. Army’s Office of Civil Affairs reveal efforts to foster democracy and rebuild communities in the divided and war-torn former Confederate states. The files… Keep Reading

New York Times Covers Vanderbilt Libraries Friends Event

In April, the Belcourt Theatre was packed with 332 Friends of Vanderbilt Libraries to watch Marshall Chapman, Matraca Berg, Lee Smith and Jill McCorkle perform “Stories & Songs.” If you missed the event, more on the amazing night may be found in the May 20 New York Times article by Margaret Renkl, “Shame and Salvation… Keep Reading

Digital Library Access for Alumni

Eskind Alumni Digital Library The Eskind Biomedical Library (EBL) Alumni Digital Library is a critical resource for helping alumni stay abreast of important information to assist in the cultivation of their practice. Alumni will need a password in order to access the Alumni Digital Library which may be obtained by emailing medalum@vanderbilt.edu, or by calling the Department of Medical… Keep Reading