Welcome to Peabody Library!

Welcome, and welcome back, to all of our faculty, staff, and students! It’s been a busy summer at the Peabody Library – we’ve added two fantastic new staff members, Shahpar Kamtarin and Amy Corbitt, and upgraded furniture in several study rooms and around the Library. As you’re settling back into the fall semester (or if… Keep Reading

Familiar Faces and Spaces: The Vanderbilt Athletics’ Summer Bridge Program

In the summer before their freshman year, student athletes tour the libraries, meet librarians, and engage in competitive exercises designed to teach information literacy. This video about Vanderbilt Athletics’ Summer Bridge Program features more than one shot of the visit featuring a tour of our online resources, followed by a competition. Ramona Romero, Kate Costin, Dee… Keep Reading

Summer Hours at Peabody Library

Congratulations to all of the Commodores graduating this spring! During the summer, Peabody Library will be open: 7:30am-9:00pm Monday-Thursday 7:30am-5:00pm Friday 10:00am-5:00pm Saturday 10:00am-9:00pm Sunday Hours for all of the Vanderbilt Libraries can be viewed on this calendar. Have a great summer!

Meet and Greet Reception for Valerie Hotchkiss

Peabody students, faculty, and staff are invited to a meet and greet reception for the University Librarian, Valerie Hotchkiss. Join Peabody Dean Camilla Benbow and Peabody Library Director Melissa Mallon for a drop-in reception to meet Valerie and say hello. The reception is the Peabody Library Fireside Reading Room, and refreshments will be served. Monday,… Keep Reading

Two Weeks Only: Trial of PoliticoPro

The Vanderbilt Library has recently acquired a two week trial of PoliticoPro. Below is the official description of the new IP based subscription service from Politico. Just recently, POLITICO launched POLITICO Pro, a premium policy news and information resource designed specifically to keep students, faculty and researchers on college campuses in lock-step with the unprecedented… Keep Reading

Struggling with a research paper? Check out these resources!

Spring break is over, which means the end of the semester is closer than ever! It also means it’s time to jump in and finish those research papers and projects. Peabody librarians have created a number of resources to help you make sure your papers are properly formatted and full of the highest quality research…. Keep Reading

Spring Break Hours @ Peabody Library

Peabody Library will be closed on Sunday, March 5th for a power outage on campus. The full schedule of Peabody Library’s Spring Break hours is: Friday, 3/3                          8am-6pm Saturday, 3/4                     10am-6pm Sunday, 3/5… Keep Reading

Mental Health and Well-being Campaign Kickoff Event

The university will officially kick off “GO THERE,” a campus wide campaign to promote brave dialogue and honest self-reflection toward creating a campus culture that invests in and supports the mental health and wholeness of every member of the Vanderbilt community. Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to attend the event scheduled from 11 a.m. to… Keep Reading

Website Refresh

On January 3rd, the library website was refreshed! The main change is the search box on the home page, Bringing researchers closer to the library’s  premium content. Although the library website is regularly updated for usability, policy and service changes, and new content to reflect our changing, dynamic organization, this is one of the more… Keep Reading

Winter Break

The university’s winter break for 2016 is Friday, December 23, through Friday, December 30, followed by the New Year’s Day holiday, celebrated Monday, January 2, 2017. The university will return to full operating status on Tuesday, January 3, 2017. While most areas of campus will be closed for the upcoming break, some campus libraries will… Keep Reading