Students learning the Japanese language gathered at Central Library to read their favorite Japanese books last Friday, March 24, 2017, from 3:30 to 5 pm. The books are from the new Tadoku Collection on the main floor of the Central Library in the Leisure Reading alcove. “Tadoku” (多読) means “extensive reading” and refers to graded… Keep Reading
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
Book Sale will be held August 22-September 2, 2012 during operating hours at the Wilson Music Library on the second floor of the Blair School of Music Come to the Music Library’s annual book sale on August 22nd starting at 8 AM and going until Sept. 2nd at 10 PM. Books, scores and recordings not… Keep Reading
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)
Listen to Divinity Librarian Chris Benda interview Douglas Knight, the Drusilla Moore Buffington Professor of Hebrew Bible and Professor of Jewish Studies, about his forthcoming book, Law, Power, and Justice in Ancient Israel. Hear it now or get the podcast at iTunes!
Vanderbilt University’s Center for Latin American Studies will host a public conversation and reception with Alberto Fuguet, an acclaimed Chilean author, journalist and filmmaker, on March 22 at Fido in Hillsboro Village. The event begins at 6 p.m. and is free and open to the public. (more) Works by Fuguet Alberto
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.
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
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
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