Keep away the dog-gone stress of finals, projects, and studying with some pawsitive energy from a therapy dog! April 22, from 11:30-1:30 on the Central Library Lawn, therapy dogs will be available for all students to visit, courtesy of the Vanderbilt Libraries and the rescue group Rehabilitating Adoptable Dogs.
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded a strategic planning grant to Vanderbilt University to support the Committee on Coherence at Scale for Higher Education, a multi-institutional effort to guide the collaborative development of national-scale digital projects. See the full press release.
The Vanderbilt Television News Archive is profiled in Searching for Sustainability: Strategies from Eight Digitized Special Collections, a major study funded by the Institute for Museum and Library Services and conducted by Ithaka S+R in partnership with the Association of Research Libraries. The study shares good practices for teams planning for and managing digitized resources,… Keep Reading
Open Access week promotes the freedom to read and share information worldwide without economic or political barriers. Join us for two events at the University Library to celebrate intellectual freedom and creativity. Richard Knipel, President of Wikimedia New York City, will discuss the Wikipedia Loves Libraries project October 23rd at 10:30 a.m. in the Community… Keep Reading
Central Library and Divinity Library will close at 10:00 pm on Thursday, October 10 for a necessary building maintenance project. The libraries will be open for regular business hours on Friday, October 11 at 7:30 a.m. We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your patience.
Justin Hunter is an intern at the Stevenson Science and Engineering Library from the Next Steps Program at the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center. Next Steps is a 2-year nonresidential certification program for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities, providing individualized Programs of Study in the areas of education, social skills, and vocational training. Justin’s lives in… Keep Reading
Vanderbilt University Libraries offer laptops and iPads *now for 3 day* check out to all current students, faculty and staff. The iPads are preloaded with a selection of apps. Additional laptops and iPads have been added to the inventory. You can check our website here for up-to-date information on laptop and iPad availability at each… Keep Reading
Shawn Albert and his Sarah Stevenson Shirt
Jon Meacham, author of Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power, and Mark Dimunation, who directed the reconstruction of Thomas Jefferson’s Collection at the Library of Congress, will come together Sept. 30 at Vanderbilt University’s Central Library for a discussion moderated by John Seigenthaler. See further details and information via Vanderbilt University News here.
“Teaching. Writing. Learning.” A Series of Conversations on Teaching Writing. Topic: Managing the Paper Load: Grading Writing Efficiently and Effectively Opening Guest Presenter: Scott Juengel (English) Wednesday, September 18, 12:10-1:00 Community Room, Central Library A series of monthly lunchtime conversations, “Teaching. Writing. Learning.” is for anyone who teaches writing at Vanderbilt to gather and discuss specific issues,… Keep Reading