Workshop in Digital Scholarship: Interactive Data Analysis

Friday October 2nd, 11:00 AM to noon at the Central Library. The R programming language is an open-source statistical programming language. You can use R to produce really nice graphs. But did you also know that you can create interactive data visualizations with R? In this workshop, we will learn to create an online visualization using Shiny, a… Keep Reading

Vanderbilt’s Judaica Exhibit: 70 Years in the Making

An exhibition has opened this spring commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Mary and Harry Zimmerman Judaica Collection in the Vanderbilt University Divinity Library. The collection, established in 1945, has grown to over 20,000 titles and includes archival material from Franz Rosenzweig, Martin Buber, and Nahum Glatzer. Items on display include medals commemorating people and… Keep Reading

Workshop in Digital Scholarship: Network Analysis

Friday September 25th, 11:00 AM to noon at the Central Library. In this session, we’ll teach you how to analyze networks using the open source graph database Neo4J. We will show you how to set up a sample network, analyze the relations between its parts, and visualize the results using a simple query language called Cypher. You’ll… Keep Reading

Peabody Library Collections Update

Peabody Library has acquired a subscription to the online version of Education Week.  Previously only available in print on campus, Education Week online is now available to all VU users from any location.  Through, users can access the latest edition of the periodical, as well as back issues and other premiere content exclusive to… Keep Reading

New Phone Charging Station

Don’t run out of (electronic) juice! Charge your phone at the library’s new charging station located on the first floor of the Walker Management Library adjacent to the computers. The charging station has 8 chargers and works with many OS and Android devices.

700 Ice Cream Scoops!

It was a sweet start to the school year with the library’s annual Ice Cream Social, held on September 10th at the Central Library. Students enjoyed Ben and Jerry’s ice cream while they met and mingled with librarians. Librarians with special subject expertise connected with new and returning students from schools and majors across campus…. Keep Reading