Scott Ellsworth Wild Bunch talk, book signing February 7

  This spring the Wild Bunch sponsors a talk and book signing with historian Scott Ellsworth from University of Michigan.  His book The Secret Game (2015) brings to light an important, nearly-forgotten story about WWII, the New South, and basketball.  Focusing on a game played in Durham, NC, Ellsworth describes the lives of black and… Keep Reading

New Faculty Interview with Jaco Hamman

Librarian Chris Benda talks with Divinity School faculty member Jaco Hamman about his new open-access article “The Organ of Tactility: Fantasy, Image and Male Masturbation,” an “Online First Article” in Pastoral Psychology. Listen to the interview here.

Scott Ellsworth

This spring the Wild Bunch sponsors a talk and book signing with historian Scott Ellsworth from University of Michigan. His book The Secret Game (2015) brings to light an important, nearly-forgotten story about WWII, the New South, and basketball. Focusing on a game played in Durham, NC, Ellsworth describes the lives of black and white… Keep Reading

Input Needed for Library Website Redesign

The Vanderbilt University Libraries are in the process of developing a new website. Our goal is to gather input from the Vanderbilt Community during the Spring 2018 semester to ensure the site meets the needs of our students, staff, and faculty. Please complete the brief six-question survey by following the links below. If there are… Keep Reading

Buchanan gift to endow Vanderbilt Library Fellowship Program

A program that creates in-depth learning experiences for Vanderbilt University undergraduate students with diverse library resources has been endowed with a $1 million gift by alumni Poppy and Richard Buchanan. The Poppy Pickering Buchanan and Richard D. Buchanan Library Fellows Fund will benefit students and future library users by supporting strategic projects in which selected… Keep Reading

Alumni group sponsors Library Design Challenge

This February’s Wild Bunch Library Design Challenge asks students to propose ways to make the libraries’ collections, facilities or services more accessible and meaningful for users. Students will learn about design thinking and the principles of human-centered design in a half-day workshop and apply those principles to propose best recommendations to a group of judges who… Keep Reading

Distinctive collections take center stage

Exhibit open: December 2017 – May 2018 In today’s age of information overabundance, Vanderbilt is home to millions of physical books and billions of digital bytes of data via databases, subscriptions and cloud-based repositories. But what makes our libraries unique? The Heard libraries’ distinctive collections are areas of particular strength that set Vanderbilt apart from… Keep Reading

Tango at the Library: An Evening of Dance and Discovery

In October, the Library hosted an evening of dance, discussion and delight.  The event, “Move Closer: An Exploration of the Tango” was a joint project of the Nashville Opera, the Library, and the Center for Latin American Studies.  John Hoomes, Nashville Opera CEO, delighted the audience with his discussion of the company’s production of María… Keep Reading