Between the Lines

Between the Lines: Vanderbilt Libraries’ 2016/2017 Highlights Review It is my pleasure to share with you our 2016/17 year-end review for the Vanderbilt Libraries, Between the Lines.  In words, numbers, and images, this report offers a glimpse into the many ways our dedicated Library staff supports and enhances teaching, learning and research at Vanderbilt. The… Keep Reading

Applications Accepted Now for 2018 Spring Library Fellowships

Are you an undergraduate looking for a way to learn new skills and earn money this spring?  You might consider applying for a Buchanan Library Fellowship. Fellows are paid a stipend for completion of an immersive project. We have two seminar-style fellowship programs scheduled for the spring semester. The Power of Propaganda, Persuasion, and Information… Keep Reading

World GIS Day November 15

On Wednesday, November 15, the Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries will be celebrating World GIS Day with a lively and thought-provoking workshop, talk, and reception hosted in the Central Library. The schedule of events is below – for more information, please contact Lindsey Fox (Lindsey.Fox@vanderbilt.edu).GIS Day – November 15, 2017 Introduction to GeoJSON and GeoJSON-T (Workshop) Who: Karl Grossner… Keep Reading

Kanopy is here!

Kanopy is an online video streaming service with a collection that includes thousands of award-winning documentaries, training films and theatrical releases and a number of leading producers, such as the Criterion Collection, PBS, Kino Lorber, New Day Films, The Great Courses, California Newsreel and hundreds more.   You can easily share films, create clips or teaching playlists, and embed them… Keep Reading

Maladies, Elixirs, and Healers: 500 Years of Medical History from the Eskind Biomedical Library Special Collections

A special exhibition from the Eskind Biomedical Library’s Historical Collections is now on display in the Heard Library Special Collections. The exhibit, entitled “Elixirs, Remedies, and Maladies,” opened this past July and features rare books, documents, and artifacts from the last 400 years. Presented in nine themed cases, the exhibit explores ways in which the… Keep Reading

Vanderbilt Libraries: On Campus and Around Town!

The Southern Festival of Books kicked off a banner week for Vanderbilt Libraries. It was the first time the Library had a presence at the Festival held on the War Memorial Plaza which was decorated for the fall with mums and pumpkins. We shared a booth with the Nashville Review, a publication produced by Vanderbilt… Keep Reading

Cliff Anderson Speaks in Taipei

Clifford B. Anderson, Associate University Librarian for Research and Learning and Professor of Religious Studies in the College of Arts and Science, spoke at an international conference in Taipei, Taiwan (Republic of China) on September 23, 2017. The title of the conference was “500 Years of Reformation: Faith, Reform & the Challenges of Ideology.” Anderson’s… Keep Reading

Philip Walker Selected for NLM/AAHSL Leadership Fellowship

Philip Walker has been selected as a fellow in the 2017-2018 NLM/AAHSL Leadership Fellows Program, sponsored by the National Library of Medicine and the Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries.  The Program prepares emerging leaders for director positions in academic health sciences libraries through a year-long mentoring relationship with a director of another library and… Keep Reading

Pocket Constitutions in Observation of Constitution Day

Constitution Day is observed Monday, September 18, 2017. After 230 years, Madison’s ideas about government and individual liberty remain relevant. Get your own pocket copy of the Constitution Monday at the Law Library to read one of our founding documents.  “We, the People” events happen annually and at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, where… Keep Reading

IICC Cultural Heritage Month Brown Bag Series

Each Month Central Library will showcase artifacts and historical collections relevant to our heritage month celebrations. Stop by the Multicultural Center in Sarratt during lunch time and enjoy these beautiful collections right here on our campus! September 14 Hispanic Heritage Month Paula Covington, Librarian October 5 Activism Melinda Brown, Deborah Lilton, & Pam Morgan, Librarians… Keep Reading