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

Heard Library to test Oomf portable device chargers!

Eight campus libraries will begin a pilot project to make portable chargers for mobile devices available to the campus community.  Oomf provides on-the-go students with a powerful, portable charging service for any micro-USB or Apple Lightning® compatible device. Oomf smart chargers are available to rent and return at designated locations around campus, giving students the… Keep Reading

Research Rescue Tip: Interlibrary Loan

There’s nothing worse than finding the perfect article or book for your research … only to realize the library doesn’t own a subscription. Not to worry: Interlibrary Loan (ILL) will save the day. You can use ILL to request loans or copies of materials that aren’t available at Vanderbilt. Vanderbilt is part of a “Rapid… Keep Reading

Supercharge your Semester: Library Graduate Orientations

Being a graduate student can be tough, but Peabody Library has you covered. This fall, we are offering departmental orientations and specialized workshops that will help get you on a productive track to academic success. Please visit the Peabody Calendar of Events for dates and times of the sessions.

New Exhibits at Peabody

The Peabody Library exhibit cases commemorate two milestones on the Peabody Campus.  2016 marks the 30th anniversary of the Peabody Experimental School’s renaming to The Susan Gray School, in honor of Peabody faculty visionary Susan Gray.  Since 1968, the work pioneered by Gray and her colleagues has dictated the course of Early Childhood Education research… Keep Reading

Simplify copyright clearance for teaching materials

A new tool, called SIPX, will help streamline the copyright clearance process. Integrated with Blackboard, SIPIX draws in all types of content and data, including library-licensed content and open-access materials. The library will host SIPX training for faculty and staff from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. on July 26, 27 and 28 at the Central Library,… Keep Reading

Copyright at Vanderbilt

Copyright protects a wide range of materials such as books, articles, photographs, paintings, music, sound recordings, websites, emails; copyright can apply to any original work of authorship that is fixed in any tangible means of expression. Works are automatically protected, no copyright notice is required. Learn more at: http://www.library.vanderbilt.edu/copyright/

Happy 4th of July!

In observance of the holiday, Peabody Library will be closed on Sunday, July 3rd. The Library will reopen Monday, July 4th, with regular summer hours (7:30am-6:00pm Monday-Friday and 11:00am-5:00pm on Saturday & Sunday). Have a safe and fun holiday!