The Jean and Alexander Heard Library at Vanderbilt University is hosting an Edit-A-Thon focused on developing, improving, and updating Wikipedia articles about the built environment of Nashville. Join us in learning and writing about our city and its architects, monuments, and public spaces. This is an excellent opportunity to learn the basics of Wikipedia editing… Keep Reading
Listen to Bonnie Miller-McLemore talk about her recent article “Getting it Write: On the Craft of Academic Writing.” The interview is part of Open Exchanges, an interview series that focuses on publications available in open-access format. Various versions of Bonnie’s article can be found on her faculty Web page. Find the interview (and others!) here.
Join us Friday, October 21, at 11:00am, Central Library Room 418a for a hands on workshop on creating illustrations and figures with Inkscape. Drop in, no need to RSVP. Learn More
The old Eskind website is now no longer in use. If you have any questions about the new website please contact us. Ask a Librarian: goo.gl/HjqybC
Go out and buy some soap to celebrate Global Handwashing Day which is Saturday October 15th “Handwashing with soap is an easy, effective, and affordable do-it-yourself protection that prevents infections and saves lives.” See goo.gl/10ZL7T for more information.
Walker Management Librarians are available to Owen students for research consultations. If you find that you’ve spent 15 minutes or more searching without satisfactory results, contact a librarian to schedule a time to brainstorm your research problem and learn more about the vast amount of resources available to you as a Vanderbilt and Owen student…. Keep Reading
Don’t miss this spooktacular event: Blair Pre-College students and their families are invited to the Wilson Music Library’s Halloween Open House on Thursday, Oct. 27, 4-6 p.m. Wear your costume, join in the fun, and learn about the Music Library. Food, games, musical entertainment, prizes and Haunted Stacks are all a part of this friendly… Keep Reading
Moderated by John M. Seigenthaler, Vanderbilt University faculty members Paul Lim and Norman Tolk and two members of the Nashville community, Shaka Mitchell and Hedy Weinberg, will discuss the Limits of Free Speech. The event takes place October 10th 3:00 PM in the Community Room at the Central Library. All are welcome.
Join us Friday, October 7, at 11:00am, Central Library Room 418a for a hands on workshop on interactive data analysis with R and ggvis. Drop in, no need to RSVP. Learn More