In conjunction with the Places & Spaces: Mapping Science exhibit, the Wond’ry will be hosting several workshops: February 7: Creating Illustrations and Figures with Inkscape February 8: Interactive Data Analysis with R and ggvis February 9: Visualizing Data with Tableau March 16: Using a GoPro Camera March 22: The Artistic, Scientific, and Political Impact of… Keep Reading
January 27, 3:00 p.m. with reception immediately following Vanderbilt Central Library Community Rooom Dr. Börner’s research focuses on the development of data analysis and visualization techniques for information access, understanding, and management. She is the Victor H. Yngve Professor of Information Science at Indiana University and Director at the university’s Cyberinfrastructure for Network Science Center. In conjunction… Keep Reading
Acclaimed author Ann Patchett will read from her latest novel, Commonwealth, Thursday, Jan. 26, as part of the Gertrude and Harold S. Vanderbilt Visiting Writers Series, which is housed within the English department’s Creative Writing Program. Patchett’s reading and book signing, which begins at 7 p.m., will be held in the Vanderbilt Central Library’s Community… Keep Reading
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
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
The library is creating a popular magazine collection using Flipster. We would like your help choosing magazines for this online collection. Please vote for five titles that you would like in digital form. The survey closes December 19 at 11:00pm. Thank you!
The trial of the Oomf portable chargers is up and running. Phone charging is a service frequently requested by students, and Oomf provides a fully portable way to charge your mobile devices. Your feedback about this test of Oomf devices will help the library determine if we should keep them. Stop by the Oomf display… Keep Reading
Let’s give thanks for books, which have been scientifically proven to add years to your life! See the latest research. All the best to you and yours!
About 42 million Americans still smoke cigarettes, and tobacco use remains the single largest preventable cause of disease and premature death in the United States. As of 2013, there were also 12.4 million cigar smokers in the US, and over 2.3 million who smoke tobacco in pipes — other dangerous and addictive forms of tobacco…. Keep Reading