Precollege Halloween Open House scheduled for Oct. 29, 4-6 PM

Blair pre-college students and their parents are invited to a Halloween open house on Oct. 29, from 4-6 in the music library. Wear you Halloween costume, play a game of putt-putt, snack on some Halloween treats, and check out resources that are available in the music library. New this year is our book carts that will be decked out for Halloween courtesy of Sigma Alpha Iota, an International Music Fraternity for Women.

Helguera Prototype Completed

The prototype J. Leon Helguera Collection of Colombiana is completed and now openly accessible

This collection contains digital versions of 66 selected items from the library’s special collection of pamphlets, broadsides and programas acquired by Professor Helguera during his travels to Colombia. The small sample was digitized as a prototype for a grant proposal that has been submitted to the National Endowment for the Humanities.

D & B Million Dollar Database Now Available

D&B Million Dollar Database provides brief information on 15 million private and public U.S. companies and 8 million international companies.  The directory information includes: address, sales, number of employees. industry classification (SIC and NAICS), type of ownership, and names of chief executives.  You can generate lists of companies meeting specific criteria (geography, sales size, employee size, industry) and download the results.

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Performance panel discussion includes library

A performance panel discussion will be hosted October 8 at Noon at The Vanderbilt Curb Center for Art, Enterprise, and Public Policy, located at 1207 18th Avenue, South, 37212; with the Company actors and Vanderbilt Performance Art students. The event promises to be memorable as the topic of Censorship in the Arts is explored in both historic and contemporary witty terms as Vanderbilt’s Department of Art Performance students incorporate the Vanderbilt Library as a field lab for modern censorship studies. Check Website for more details.