Minister/Activists Exhibit

In conjunction with the Jean & Alexander Heard Library Special Collections’ exhibit, “The Fight for Freedom,” the Divinity Library has a display on minister-activists the Rev. Kelly Miller Smith and Rev. James Lawson, both of whom have ties to the Divinity School and whose papers reside in our Special Collections. The exhibit will be on… Keep Reading

Peabody Library Closed July 31st – Aug 3rd

Due to a planned power outage, Peabody Library will be closed Thursday, July 31 through Sunday, August 3. We will reopen for normal hours on Monday, August 4 at 7:30am. Additionally, construction will take place in the building on Tuesday July 29 and Wednesday, July 30. Please excuse the noise and inconvenience.  You can refer to our hours page… Keep Reading

Ralph “Peck” Owen Exhibit Now Installed at Walker Library

As part of Central Library’s “The Golden Age of Sports Journalism: Grantland Rice and Fred Russell” exhibit, Walker Library is proud to present our corresponding satellite exhibit, “Ralph ‘Peck’ Owen.” The display features a 1920’s Vanderbilt football jersey similar to what Peck would have worn during his time on the team, and two pictures of… Keep Reading

Music Library closed July 4

The Wilson Music Library will be closed for Independence Day on Friday July 4th. We will reopen for our regular business hours, 9am-5pm, on Monday, July 7th.

Closed July 4

Happy Independence Day! The Walker Management Library will be closed on Friday, July 4th. We will reopen for our regular business hours, 8am-8pm, on Monday, July 7th. Have a safe and wonderful weekend!

Fight for Freedom

A new exhibition at the Central Library highlights inspiring American stories. The exhibit includes items from the collections of the Rev. James Lawson, noted journalists, and others who put their lives on the line for freedom. Items range from Federalist Papers dating back to the American Revolution through recent memorabilia of the Occupy Nashville protests…. Keep Reading

Database of the Month: IBIS World

Whether you need information for a class project or your own start-up, check out IBISWorld to get the latest information on industry market size, competitors, forecasts, and more in easy-to-view, comprehensive charts and articles. IBIS World also provides business plans, litigation support, and pitch books.

Vanderbilt Hosts XQuery Summer Institute

Scholars from across the United States and abroad will be at Vanderbilt University June 9-20 to improve their skills in building projects in the digital humanities. During the two-week session, 12 participants will learn how to build projects in the digital humanities using the programming language XQuery and an open source XML database called eXist…. Keep Reading

Seonwoong Hwang: Graduate Student Supervisor in SEL

My name is Seonwoong Hwang (phonetically, /sʌn-uŋ hwɑŋ/), and I am starting my third year as a Master of Divinity candidate in the Divinity School. Originally from South Korea, Nashville—being my first city in the States—is my second hometown. I am enjoying newly wedded life with the love of my life, Jasmine. I hold a… Keep Reading

BrowZine™ – One Month Free Trial is now available – TESTERS NEEDED!

BrowZine™ is a browsable newsstand with a large selection of the library’s top journals. They advertise: “Easily discover, read, and monitor the key journals in your field.” It currently runs only on Ipad2 and select Android devices, they promise iPhone and desktop apps ‘soon’. More information about Browzine, and a link to down load the… Keep Reading