New Reads, Good Reads: Check out these business bestsellers!

Walker Management Library is happy to share recently added business bestsellers with the Vanderbilt community. Located on the first floor, these new books are available to all university faculty, staff, and students, and can be borrowed for three weeks. Some notable additions from the New York Times bestsellers include: Finerman’s Rules: Secrets I’d Only Tell… Keep Reading

Questing for books in Cuba

Ever wonder how books get on the shelf ? Why Amazon will never replace the library? Follow the adventures of librarian Paula Covington as she travels throughout Cuba to acquire rare and scarce materials for the Vanderbilt library’s first rate Latin American Collection. (read article) | (Vanderbilt International Magazine)

Leisure Reading for the Holidays

For your consideration, Central Library has a collection of best sellers in its leisure reading section, as well as a collection of travel guides. Want a quick book exchange? Exchange leisure reading books with the Gnome Tome (Peabody Library) or at the Stevenson Science & Engineering Library.

Gnome Tome Needs Your Old Books

As you plan to pack up for the summer, please consider donating your gently used popular fiction to Peabody Library’s free book swap, Gnome Tome. Books may be dropped off at the Peabody Library’s service desk. Visitors may take a book from the shelf, located in the Fireside Reading Room, to read without check out… Keep Reading

Augusten Burroughs books at the Library

Note author Augusten Burroughs will be at Vanderbilt on April 8. Augusten Burroughs books at the library More info on the event: Brooks Fund welcomes New York Times Bestselling Author Augusten Burroughs to Nashville

Duke University Press – E-books Pilot Project

Vanderbilt will be getting access to all Duke University Press publications in electronic format as we participate in a pilot program.  By subscribing to the front-list (2008 publications), we will also have access to all of the previously published titles, accessed via the Ebrary e-book reader platform. Several features of the Duke UP model are… Keep Reading

New Faculty Publication

Professor Nathalie Debrauwere-Miller, Department of French & Italian Title: Envisager Dieu avec Edmond Jabès par Nathalie Debrauwere-Miller. Paris, Collection Cerf Littérature, 2007. English Abstract from the publisher– “Will my work [... ] be contained in the countless and contradictory definitions of God and my solitude, in the death of that word?’ This question is the… Keep Reading