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What is fair use and why does it matter?

Thursday October 25, 2018 at 11 am in the Community Room of the Central Library  In coordination with International Open Access Week, and in partnership with the Digital Humanities Center and the Alyne Queener Massey Law Library, the Office of Digital Scholarship and Scholarly Communications and the Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries celebrate the positive… Keep Reading

Reminder: Peabody Library Closed October 20th

Peabody Library will be closed on Saturday, October 20th, due to campus construction. The Library will close at 9pm on Friday, October 19th and reopen at 10:00am on Sunday, October 21st. All Vanderbilt Libraries hours are available here.

Author Talk: Anastasia Higginbotham

You are cordially invited to attend a dinner and talk featuring Anastasia Higginbotham, author of Not My Idea: A Book aboutWhiteness, on Tuesday, October 23rd in the Moore College Great Room. Anastasia Higginbotham is an activist, illustrator, and author of the recently published children’s book Not My Idea: A Book About Whiteness(Dottir Press, 2018), which unravels the thorny… Keep Reading

The History of Kirkland Hall Topic of New Exhibition

A new exhibition highlighting the history of Kirkland Hall is now on display in the Special Collections Library. Kirkland Hall is the iconic symbol of Vanderbilt University – it’s tall and identifiable presence graces the covers of university publications, football tickets, and many picture frames throughout campus. It stood as the central building on a… Keep Reading

Librarian Rahn Huber Brings Experience to the Wond’ry

When the Wond’ry opened their doors two years ago, they were eager to collaborate with Vanderbilt librarians who had the knowledge and expertise to help entrepreneurs succeed. As an information consultant with experience in business, technology, and patents, Rahn Huber was a natural choice. In addition to her job as a business librarian at Walker… Keep Reading

Resource Profile: Videos

The Vanderbilt Libraries provides access to a store of psychotherapy-related videos through, a video-streaming service that aims to provide comprehensive instruction in therapies used by practicing mental-health professionals. These videos review a broad range of psychotherapies, including those that address depression, ADHD, and addiction, as well as a variety of therapeutic approaches, including cognitive-behavioral… Keep Reading

Library Resource Spotlight: Roper iPoll

Are you interested in public opinion and election data as we get closer to Election Day? Vanderbilt Libraries has a subscription to a number of data resources from the Roper Center, one of the premier voter and public opinion survey research facilities in the United States. iPoll has a presidential approval section that allows you… Keep Reading

This Week’s Curator’s Talk: The South in 1960s Pulp Fiction Novels

Join us in the Special Collections Library from 11:15am-12:00pm every Wednesday morning during this semester for fascinating talks led by library librarians, archivists, and curators. To see the full series, click here. This week’s talk: The South in 1960s Pulp Fiction Novels Stereotypical characterizations of southern values, people and places are found in an interesting assemblage… Keep Reading

Introduction to GitHub

I am pleased to remind you of the next installment of our Digital Scholarship and Scholarly Communications Workshop Series: Introduction to GitHub, to be held Friday October 12, from 11:10-12:00 in Central 418a.   Want to build a digital project? Share data? GitHub might be the tool for you! This session will give you a basic introduction… Keep Reading

Great turnout for voter registration event at Central

On Monday, October 8, several volunteers from the Nashville League of Women Voters assisted Vanderbilt students and staff with the voting registration process at the Central Library. The turnout was great, and the League representative ended up delivering 28 registration applications to the Davidson County Election Commission today. The volunteers also registered 8 new voters… Keep Reading