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!

Summer at Peabody Library

Take a break from the heat and stop by Peabody Library! Summer hours begin Friday, May 6th. The Library will be open 7:30am-6:00pm Monday-Friday and 11:00am-5:00pm on Saturday & Sunday. During the quieter summer months, you may want to check out the artwork in Peabody Library or explore our extensive collection of Children’s and Young Adult Literature. “Diversity… Keep Reading

Peabody Library open 24-hours a day during Finals

Beginning 11:00am on April 24th through 6:00pm on May 5th, the Peabody Library is open 24 hours a day during finals. The library will be open around the clock for studying; however the Service Desk will close at 10:00pm Sunday-Thursday and 8:00pm on Friday & Saturday. Study rooms will be open for first-come, first-served basis… Keep Reading

Thanks to our Library Student Employees!

April 11th – 15th is Student Employee Appreciation Week so we wanted to take a minute to say thank you to our fantastic student workers. Peabody Library’s 11 student employees are undergraduate & grad students, studying everything from Nursing to Education to Neuroscience. Peabody student workers can often be seen staffing the Service Desk, helping… Keep Reading