Let’s Help the Furry Animals this Holiday Season

Donation box for the Nashville Humane Association’s pet supply drive right inside the front doors of Eskind BioMedical Library Donations are being accepted until December 13, 2016. Needed Items Milk Bones Sm/Med/Lg Towels/Blankets Newspaper 13 Gallon/55 Gallon Trash Bags Sensitive Stomach Dry and Canned Cat Food Sensitive Stomach Dry and Canned Dog Food Grain Free Dog… Keep Reading

Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon | October 25 11AM to 4PM | Nashville Architecture

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

Halloween Open House, Oct. 27

Don’t miss this spooktacular event: Blair Pre-College students and their families are invited to the Wilson Music Library’s Halloween Open House on Thursday, Oct. 27, 4-6 p.m. Wear your costume, join in the fun, and learn about the Music Library. Food, games, musical entertainment, prizes and Haunted Stacks are all a part of this friendly… Keep Reading

Where do you stand on Free Speech?

Moderated by John M. Seigenthaler, Vanderbilt University faculty members Paul Lim and Norman Tolk and two members of the Nashville community, Shaka Mitchell and Hedy Weinberg, will  discuss the Limits of Free Speech. The event takes place October 10th 3:00 PM in the Community Room at the Central Library. All are welcome.

Advancing Open Access & Open Education at Vanderbilt

Two leaders of SPARC (the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition) will speak to the Vanderbilt community, Thursday, September 29, 10:00AM, Central Library (Room 800BB). The event is free and open to all. Nicole Allen, SPARC’s Director of Open Education and Nick Shockey, Director of Programs and Engagement will be a Vanderbilt to share the… Keep Reading

Save the date…

Have breakfast in the Wilson Music Library on August 24 from 8 a.m. to noon. Coffee, juice, fruit and pastries will be served. Meet up with Blair students, faculty and staff and view unique items from our special collections.

Accessibility Map-a-Thon

Help Make Vanderbilt a More Inclusive Campus Join the Accessibility Map-a-Thon April 8th 9-4 at the Curb Center, 1801 Edgehill Ave. Drop in throughout the day to help create an accessibility map of the Vanderbilt campus buildings and paths. A more accessible and inclusive campus is a benefit for the whole Vanderbilt community. Learn more… Keep Reading

Flannery O’Connor’s Letters: A Social Network Analysis

TUESDAY MARCH 29, 4:00 PM CENTRAL LIBRARY, ROOM 800BB   Novelist Flannery O’Connor was a prolific correspondent, especially after an illness forced her to retire to her family farm in Georgia. Many of her letters were published in the seminal collection The Habit of Being: Letters of Flannery O’Connor (1979). These letters allowed scholars glimpses… Keep Reading

Dr. Robbie Melton and The Rise of The Internet of Things

Wednesday, March 16th 5:30 P.M. Central Library Community Room Dr. Robbie Melton, Associate Vice Chancellor for Emerging Mobile IoT Technologies, is speaking at Vanderbilt on the future of Internet of Things Smart Technologies (EduGadgets). This hands-on showcase will highlight the latest innovations in emerging technologies and discuss the possibilities for future improvements in social and… Keep Reading