Walker Management Library Now Open!

The Walker Management Library, is thrilled to announce our reopening on Monday, August 21st. Some highlights of the new space include: • The main reading room, with a fireplace as a focal point, is a great place for contemplation. With all the movable furniture, we can have larger groups gather to engage with business leaders… Keep Reading

Clulow Gaming Collection comes to Vanderbilt

The Library has acquired The George Clulow collection, one of the greatest collection of books about card games, games of chance, playing cards, and chess in the world. This collection, owned since 1903 by the U.S. Playing Card Co., complements the Jane Wood Bridge Collection and has the an additional connection to the university in… Keep Reading

Vanderbilt Libraries welcomes author Martin Seay

Martin Seay, author of the lauded book The Mirror Thief will be reading at Vanderbilt Central Library on Tuesday, October 17 at 6:30 p.m. His novel was chosen by the NY Times as a Notable Book of the Year, as well as being named Publisher’s Weekly and NPR’s Best Book of the Year. Director Peter… Keep Reading

Vanderbilt Libraries to exhibit at Southern Festival of Books

For the first time, Vanderbilt Libraries will have a presence at the Southern Festival of Books, a three-day event celebrating the written word. The festival will be held in downtown Nashville on October 13-15. The Festival annually welcomes more than 200 authors from throughout the nation and in every genre for readings, panel discussions and… 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

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

From 16th century alchemical treatises to 20th-century breakthroughs saving millions of lives, this exhibition explores the evolving roles of medicine and healers and how these changes affect the way we live and work today. Early modern distilling manuals, botanical prints, and handwritten cookbooks tell the story of a time when doctors and lay healers alike… Keep Reading

OOMF Portable Chargers to Go Away

Since December 2016 the campus has been offering access to portable phone chargers provided by a start-up company, OOMF. Under the terms of the pilot project, OOMF provided the service free of charge with the expectation that a business model using micro-charges for each transaction would eventually be implemented. While the free service was very… Keep Reading

Nominate a Librarian for the “I Love My Librarian” Award!

Nominate a librarian for the 2017 “I Love My Librarian” Award! Our nation’s librarians transform their communities, schools and campuses, and improve the lives of the people they serve every day. If a librarian has made an impact on you in a meaningful way, now is your chance to honor their contributions. The I Love… Keep Reading