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
Work on Flowers Wing elevators will begin on Monday, June 21. Elevator #4 will be shut down beginning Monday morning, leaving only one of the main elevators in operation. The construction crew will be cutting and moving steel in the elevator shaft between elevator 4 and the new soon-to-be-installed elevator. An exhaust fan is being… Keep Reading
Demolition and construction crews are scheduled to begin jack-hammering in the General Library Building south stairwell on June 9. Please expect increased noise levels throughout the building over the next two to three days. Thank you for your patience while we work to build a better library!
The library will be open for some extended hours during finals. See below for dates, specific libraries, and times. Central/Divinity November 29 – December 18 Monday – Thursday 7:30 am – midnight Friday 7:30 am – 11:00 pm Saturday 9:00 am – 11:00 pm Sunday 11:00 am – midnight Peabody December 6 – 19: The… Keep Reading
Wondering if you can borrow a calculator from the library, or a digital video camera? Need to use Adobe Acrobat Professional, or SPSS? Browse to the Hardware and Software in the Libraries site, where you’ll find information about computer-related hardware and software as well as things like copiers, printers, GPS units, and other types of… Keep Reading
Banned Books Week September 26 – October 3, 2009 “Intellectual freedom can exist only where two essential conditions are met: first, that all individuals have the right to hold any belief on any subject and to convey their ideas in any form they deem appropriate; and second, that society makes an equal commitment to the… Keep Reading
Author Doris Kearns Goodwin will be at Vanderbilt May 7 to speak to graduating seniors and receive the Nichols-Chancellor’s Medal. Find Doris Kearns Goodwin’s books at the library. If the book you want is checked out, click “Get It” and then click “Recall this item.” More info about the Vanderbilt event: Doris Kearns Goodwin to… Keep Reading
Beginning July 1, 2008, all libraries on campus (with the exception of Central Library) will cease charging fines for books that are overdue. This policy does not apply to recalled items that are overdue. Some libraries have opted to include materials other than books in the fine-free policy. The item-types to be fine-free (excluding recalled… Keep Reading
Peabody Library will be open 24 hours beginning on April 22 and lasting until 6 pm on May 5.
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