Vanderbilt Libraries: On Campus and Around Town!

The Southern Festival of Books kicked off a banner week for Vanderbilt Libraries. It was the first time the Library had a presence at the Festival held on the War Memorial Plaza which was decorated for the fall with mums and pumpkins. We shared a booth with the Nashville Review, a publication produced by Vanderbilt… Keep Reading

Committee on the Rank and Promotion System

The Provost and Council of Deans have approved, in abstract, a five-rank system of rank and promotion for Vanderbilt’s professional librarians to be implemented in the 2018-19 academic year (FY19). To plan accordingly for the introduction and implementation of such a Rank and Promotion system, I am appointing the Committee on the rank and promotion… Keep Reading

Faculty Interview: Jaco Hamman

In the latest episode of Authorial Intentions, librarian Chris Benda interviews Jaco Hamman about his new book, Growing Down: Theology & Human Nature in the Virtual Age. Click here to listen

Cliff Anderson Speaks in Taipei

Clifford B. Anderson, Associate University Librarian for Research and Learning and Professor of Religious Studies in the College of Arts and Science, spoke at an international conference in Taipei, Taiwan (Republic of China) on September 23, 2017. The title of the conference was “500 Years of Reformation: Faith, Reform & the Challenges of Ideology.” Anderson’s… Keep Reading

Philip Walker Selected for NLM/AAHSL Leadership Fellowship

Philip Walker has been selected as a fellow in the 2017-2018 NLM/AAHSL Leadership Fellows Program, sponsored by the National Library of Medicine and the Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries.  The Program prepares emerging leaders for director positions in academic health sciences libraries through a year-long mentoring relationship with a director of another library and… Keep Reading

Pocket Constitutions in Observation of Constitution Day

Constitution Day is observed Monday, September 18, 2017. After 230 years, Madison’s ideas about government and individual liberty remain relevant. Get your own pocket copy of the Constitution Monday at the Law Library to read one of our founding documents.  “We, the People” events happen annually and at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, where… Keep Reading

IICC Cultural Heritage Month Brown Bag Series

Each Month Central Library will showcase artifacts and historical collections relevant to our heritage month celebrations. Stop by the Multicultural Center in Sarratt during lunch time and enjoy these beautiful collections right here on our campus! September 14 Hispanic Heritage Month Paula Covington, Librarian October 5 Activism Melinda Brown, Deborah Lilton, & Pam Morgan, Librarians… Keep Reading

New Divinity Furniture

The Divinity Library had Phase 1 of their new furniture installed today! Looking forward to it getting lots of use in the new school year.

New Databases!

We have new databases! These new and/or improved databases are available in the Databases A-Z list. New databases: 17th and 18th Century Nichols Newspapers Collection London newspapers and pamphlets gathered by antiquarian and printer John Nichols. This collection, sourced from the Bodleian Library, complements the titles and issues found in the 17th and 18th Century Burney Collection… Keep Reading