A stellar collection of works by and about Paul Verlaine, who was elected France’s “Prince of Poets” by his peers, has been acquired by the library’s W.T. Bandy Center for Baudelaire and French Studies. “The Verlaine Collection is a remarkable body of work to be placed alongside our own Bandy Center collections,” said Susan Wente, provost… Keep Reading
The family of John Hartford, Grammy award winner and songwriter of Gentle On My Mind, has donated about 2,500 books, including collections of fiddle tunes, biographies of musicians, and histories of Southern music, to Vanderbilt. Students and faculty can find this collection in the Anne Potter Wilson Music Library at the Blair School of Music…. Keep Reading
A LexisNexis API (application program interface) is now available to the Vanderbilt research community. The tool is a backdoor portal to the current and historical information in the LexisNexis Academic database and allows for mass downloads of documents in XML format. Learn More.
The Vanderbilt Libraries now subscribe to the digital edition of Education Week, American education’s newspaper and website of record. Check it out HERE.
The library has recently acquired all of JSTOR’s Arts and Sciences collections, providing digital access to millions of articles in academic journals. Use our e-journal locator to find all of the library’s online journals.
Vanderbilt Magazine has published an article on the recent donation by Tennessee Statesman James Sasser to Vanderbilt Libraries: http://news.vanderbilt.edu/vanderbiltmagazine/paper-trail/.
A bibliographic tool designed to help students and scholars move through the most important scholarship, commentary, and resources in a variety of religious studies areas, including Biblical Studies, Buddhism, Hinduism, Islamic Studies, and Jewish Studies. Bibliographic entries in the database are linked to the Vanderbilt catalog.
The spring 2013 issue of Vanderbilt Magazine highlights the donation by the Reverend James M. Lawson, Jr. of his papers to Vanderbilt University Library in an article entitled “Courage to Dissent.” Reverend Lawson’s papers reflect both hisinspiring contributions to the civil rights movement and his distinguished career as a prominent minister. Highlights include his correspondence… Keep Reading
The Reverend James M. Lawson, Jr. who has played key roles in the Civil Rights Movement and Vanderbilt University’s history, has donated a significant portion of his papers to Vanderbilt Libraries’ Special Collections. The announcement was posted in the University’s MyVU on February 19 and picked up by The Nashville Post. The story ran on… Keep Reading
The library has purchased the ebrary Academic Complete collection of over 70,000 electronic books in all subjects. Records for these books can be found in both library catalogs, Acorn and DiscoverLibrary. One click on the URL will lead to the e-book. Links to Academic Complete and other e-book collections are also at http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/ebooks.pl