Divinity Librarian Chris Benda interviews Robin Jensen, Luce Chancellor’s Professor of the History of Christian Art and Worship, about her book Living Water: Images, Symbols, and Settings of Early Christian Baptism. Listen to the interview now or get the podcast on iTunes
The library and Dean Dowell have announced that OAK, Vanderbilt’s course management system, will be expanding current functionality to provide additional services and customizations, as well as attain efficiencies in course delivery and management. Powered by Blackboard Learn “Course Delivery,” Vanderbilt will add the “Community Engagement” system to OAK to achieve these goals.
Several years ago, a proposal was prepared to enhance OAK functionality that included a consolidated list of requests from the schools and student leaders. The collected information will be used as a stepping stone in moving the project forward, yet more meetings can be anticipated to ensure our implementation addresses current needs within the capabilities of the new software.
OAK Support members and supporting departments are working closely together to develop a timeline. However, a slow roll-out of the customizations after the initial implementation, with schools coming on line throughout the academic year as they are ready, can be anticipated.
In order to keep the Vanderbilt community informed, a project website is available off the main OAK website at www.vanderbilt.edu/oak/project2011.
Summer Session hours begin on Monday, June 6 and run through August 21. (see library hours)
VU Staff: Did you know?
*Spouses and Domestic partners can also check out books at the library
*You can use Library databases from home
*The Library has leisure reading, movies, and much much more
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and if you have a question…
During the summer, if you’d like to use the Music Library during our closed hours, additional hours can be arranged by appointment. Allow 2 days advance notice and call 615-322-5227 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an appointment.
The library hours for the Vanderbilt May Term, May 5- June 5 have now been posted. Please be sure to take a look. We’d hate to miss you!
Schroeder, an outspoken advocate for women’s and family issues while serving in the U.S. House of Representatives for 24 years, spoke at Vanderbilt University’s Central Library. The former congresswoman’s talk was titled “24 Years of House Work…and the Place Is Still a Mess.” (more)
Beginning May 9, the Wilson Music Library will be open Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Music Library will be closed on weekends and on May 30 and July 4.
by Ann Marie Deer Owens |
Art installations titled ‘heard mentality’
Benjy Hansen Bundy
Senior Benjy Hansen-Bundy reads by his art installation, a coffin made out of books. (Steve Green/Vanderbilt)
Red lipstick, a book-filled coffin and books that look like packaged meat are among the items in a student art exhibit at Vanderbilt University’s Central Library through May 13. The role of language and books in current culture and the impact of reading material on personal experiences are among the themes for the installations, titled “heard mentality.” (more)