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Surviving Graduate School: Mental Health Challenges

This session of the Surviving Graduate School series for STEM majors will focus on the mental health of students in graduate school. Rates of anxiety and depression, causes, possible solutions, as well as resources available at Vanderbilt University will be discussed with Ciera Scott from the VU counseling center and Stacey Satchell, the Graduate Student… Keep reading

Full Sanford Guide Now Available

Sanford Guide Web Edition The Sanford Guide Web Edition integrates Antimicrobial Therapy, HIV/AIDS Therapy, and Viral Hepatitis Therapy into a single web site for maximum coverage and ease of use. Combining all the information from the print guides with greatly expanded digital-only content and interactive calculators, algorithms, and tables, The Sanford Guide Web Edition is… Keep reading

New Database Announcement

Curator’s Talks: Spring 2020

Join the Special Collections Library for fascinating talks this semester led by librarians, archivists, and curators. Topics this fall will range from Cuban publishers to the history of paper making. The talks take place monthly in the Special Collections Reading Room on the second floor of the Central & Divinity Libraries building on the first… Keep reading

Zotero Workshop at Central Library, January 21

Want a better way to manage your citations for papers — besides typing them all in yourself?  Consider signing up for the “Introduction to Zotero” workshop at the Central Library on Tuesday, January 21, 6-7 p.m. , Room 612A.  Zotero allows you to create your own personal library of references to books, articles and documents…. Keep reading

Spring Research Hacks Workshops at Central Library

Would you like to sharpen your research skills? Is there a particular citation manager or other research tool that you’ve always wanted to learn more about? If so, plan to attend one (or more) of Central Library’s Research Hacks Workshops this spring! Subject librarians are offering free-of-charge hour-long workshops on a range of research hacks… Keep reading

Python, R Studio, and ArcGIS lessons starting soon

During Spring 2020, the library’s Digital Scholarship and Communications (DiSC) office will be offering a series of workshops in Python, R and R Studio, and ArcGIS. Learn more about these and other offerings on our workshops page. Python Do you have a project where a Python script would help you get the job done? These… Keep reading

DISC Workshops

Peabody Library: A History of Its First 100 Years

The history of Peabody Library is connected in interesting ways both with the history of Peabody College and with the larger history of libraries and library education in the United States. To help mark Peabody Library’s centennial, this talk by Peabody librarian David Golann will highlight photos and other artifacts that illuminate the history of… Keep reading

Gorey and Grandville: curator’s talks explore two new exhibits featuring famous illustrators

G is for Gorey: The Remarkable Worlds of Edward Gorey Vanderbilt University Central Library, 4th Floor Lobby February 3 – May 24, 2020 American illustrator and writer Edward St. John Gorey (1925-2000) rose to prominence in the late 1950s for his macabre slant on humorous fiction featuring Victorian and Edwardian settings.  “If something doesn’t creep… Keep reading