Beginning 11:00am on April 19th through 6:00pm on April 30th, the Peabody Library is open 24 hours a day during finals. The library will be open around the clock for studying; however the Service Desk will close at 10:00pm Sunday-Thursday and 8:00pm on Friday/Saturday. Study rooms will be open for first-come, first-served basis during the… Keep Reading
Library directors from the top business schools in North America and representatives from Asia and Europe will be visiting Vanderbilt. The ABLD (Academic Business Library Directors) will hold their annual meeting Tuesday through Thursday (4/21-4/23) at the Owen Graduate School of Management.
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A mural created by the Peabody Graduate Student Association and members of the Peabody community on March 13th as part of a celebration of Read Across America Day and Dr. Seuss’ birthday has been hung in the Peabody Library. This delightful mural can be viewed in the stairwell between the First and Second floors of… Keep Reading
Friday, March 27th 11:00 AM, Central Library It is said that every person is only six degrees of separation from any other person in the world. This idea birthed the Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon game in which players try to connect an actor to Kevin Bacon in six steps or less. The question remains,… Keep Reading
Friday, March 20th 11:00 AM, Central Library Spring is traditionally a time for cleaning—a closet, a house, or a room. Few people think about cleaning and preserving their datasets. These types of data management make it easier to use and share data in the long run. Some funding agencies even require that data be regularly… Keep Reading
Peabody Library welcomes Melissa Mallon today, their new Director of Peabody Library/Director of Liaison and Instruction Services. Melissa will direct the Peabody Library and guide the further development of a robust liaison program supporting the teaching and research of Vanderbilt University faculty and students. She has a B.A. in English Language and Literature with a… Keep Reading
Friday, March 13th 11:00 AM, Central Library Data and analytics are essential to success in any field. As Carly Fiorina, HP’s former CEO, stated, “The goal is to turn data into information, and information into insight.” The process of turning data into insight begins with analysis, and analysis is made simpler with the right tools…. Keep Reading
Wednesday March 18, 4:10 p.m. Stevenson Center 5211 Science teacher Wesley Roberts will give a talk about teaching evolution in Tennessee, followed by a reception in the Science & Engineering Library. Wesley Roberts teaches biology and astronomy at Hume-Fogg Academic High School and has been teaching in Metro schools for more than 30 years. Mr. Roberts’… Keep Reading