Committee on the Rank and Promotion System

The Provost and Council of Deans have approved, in abstract, a five-rank system of rank and promotion for Vanderbilt’s professional librarians to be implemented in the 2018-19 academic year (FY19). To plan accordingly for the introduction and implementation of such a Rank and Promotion system, I am appointing the Committee on the rank and promotion… Keep Reading

Faculty Interview: Jaco Hamman

In the latest episode of Authorial Intentions, librarian Chris Benda interviews Jaco Hamman about his new book, Growing Down: Theology & Human Nature in the Virtual Age. Click here to listen

Global Handwashing Day, Sunday October 15th

Go out and buy some soap to celebrate Global Handwashing Day which is Sunday October 15th “Handwashing with soap is an easy, effective, and affordable do-it-yourself protection that prevents infections and saves lives.” See goo.gl/10ZL7T for more information.

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

Introducing the MondoPad

The library has acquired a MondoPad touchscreen PC which is now available in the Map Room. A kit bag of accessories (keyboard, mouse, stylus, etc.) must be checked out at the service desk before using the MondoPad. The MondoPad can be used as a regular PC or as a touch screen whiteboard for collaboration or… 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

Harriet Lane Handbook, 21e, has been restored to ClinicalKey

The Harriet Lane Handbook, 21e, has been restored to ClinicalKey Please note: A dosage error for hydromorphone HCL (in Child and Adolescent ≥50 kg) has been found and corrected in The Harriet Lane Handbook, 21st edition. The original text indicated that the dose was weight-based, and it is not. The correct text is as follows: Child… Keep Reading

Behind the Book Welcome to the inaugural issue of “Primary Source,” the newsletter of the Vanderbilt Libraries! We created this new way to communicate because we wanted to share all the good work going on. The past year has been one of change and transformation, with new faces, new library services, new spaces and new… Keep Reading