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.
It’s easy tobe alerted to new items of interest that appear in your favorite EBSCOhost database (e.g.,ATLA,Religion and Philosophy Collection). Just set up an RSS feed, and have new information delivered to your RSS reader. How to do this? Details are provided on EBSCOhost’s One-Step RSS Search and Journal Alerts page.
Through the library’s membership in the Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research, the 2006 General Social Survey (GSS) data are now available to researchers at Vanderbilt. The GSS is a personal interview survey of U.S. households conducted by the National Opinion Research Center. The 2006 study contains cumulative data from 1972 to 2006, with… Keep Reading
Welcome to our first online newsletter designed for faculty, students and university staff who use the resources and services of the Jean and Alexander Heard Library. The Library News Online is published on a monthly basis and you may subscribe to the newsletter by clicking on the RSS link at the top of this page and… Keep Reading