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Roots, Influences, and Beyond: Christian Hebraism and Bible Translation

Roots, Influences, and Beyond: Christian Hebraism and Bible Translation is curated by Professor Choon-leong Seow, Almond Sin and Charlotte Lew. This exhibit highlights the contributions of Christian Hebraists and their influence on early modern Bible translations in the sixteenth century. It is on view through May 12, 2019.

Leading Lines Podcast – Mike Caulfield on web literacy

Melissa Mallon (Director of Peabody Library and Director of Teaching & Learning) and Derek Bruff (Director of the Center for Teaching) recently interviewed Mike Caulfield for the Vanderbilt University sponsored Leading Lines podcast. The interview covered media literacy and misinformation and the importance of developing students’ critical thinking skills. Take a listen here:  

Edible Archive Today: Recipes from Vanderbilt’s History of Medicine Collection

Raspberry Cake To celebrate Valentine’s month, we’d like to pay tribute to the impressive person who donated hundreds of cookbooks to Vanderbilt’s History of Medicine collection. Elizabeth Neige Todhunter is the donor behind the collection, and she has a long history with Vanderbilt University. Elizabeth was born in 1901 in New Zealand, and she became… Keep Reading

Law Library presents ‘The Future of Legal Education’ talk Feb. 26th.

David Lat, editor at large and founding editor of Above the Law, will speak at Vanderbilt University on February 26th. Please join the Alyne Queener Massey Law Library for a special lunch hour talk and moderated discussion, including Q&A, which will take place from 12:10pm – 1:00pm in the Hyatt classroom of the Vanderbilt Law… Keep Reading

From Collaboration to Independent Creation: Japanese Woodblock Prints at the Fine Arts Gallery

Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery intern Echo Sun (class of 2020) has put together a vibrant presentation of Japanese woodblock prints from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, now on view in Cohen Memorial Hall. Presented in conjunction with the Gallery’s current exhibition Then & Now: Five Centuries of Woodcuts, this display of work from Vanderbilt… Keep Reading

Digital Pedagogy: Engaging Students through Open Education

Vanderbilt Libraries’ offices of Teaching and Learning and Digital Scholarship and Scholarly Communications are pleased to welcome Christina Hendricks, University of British Columbia professor of teaching in philosophy and Academic Director of the Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology at UBC Vancouver to campus for an event exploring students as creators of open digital content…. Keep Reading

Curator’s Talks 2/20: An Exhibit Talk: African American Writers of the 20th Century

Join us in the Special Collections Library from 11:10am-12:00pm  Wednesday mornings during this semester for fascinating talks led by faculty, librarians, archivists, and curators.   The talks take place weekly in the Special Collections Reading Room on the second floor of the Central & Divinity Libraries building.  This event is free and open to the public. Throughout the 20th… Keep Reading

Librarians Can Help Providers Improve Clinical Decision-Making & Education

Dr. Hageman the Pediatric Annals’ Editor-in-Chief  wrote a very informative editorial on how medical librarians play a key role in healthcare. A summary of his piece is below. Medical librarians play an essential role as members of the healthcare team.  They directly impact the quality of patient care by helping physicians, allied health professionals and researchers keep current… Keep Reading