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Heard Libraries showcase pioneering efforts, global leadership in digital preservation

A new article in “EdTech Magazine” and a case study by the Center for Digital Education highlight how the Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries continue to innovate in the area of digital preservation. 

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Heard Libraries’ research engagement collaborations bolster faculty scholarship

Collaborations between Vanderbilt University faculty and librarians at the Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries highlight an important facet of the academic librarian’s role: leveraging research expertise to find and organize information and evaluate its quality, accuracy and validity to bolster faculty scholarship.

BMJ collaborates with Vanderbilt University’s Heard Libraries to support open access publishing

New read-and-publish agreement expands the opportunity for sharing and accessing cutting-edge research Leading global health care knowledge provider BMJ has signed a new read-and-publish agreement with the Jean and Alexander… Keep reading

Generative AI for Legal Services Primer Now Available on Coursera

Embark on a journey of exploration into the transformative realm of Generative Artificial Intelligence (AI) with this newly launched online course, now available on Coursera. Led by Mark Williams of… Keep reading

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Patterson discusses formative years, book bans, writing process at Vanderbilt event

James Patterson has published over 400 titles and sold more than 425 million copies of his books, but he first gained the confidence to pursue a career in writing while working toward a graduate degree at Vanderbilt, the bestselling author told a large audience in Langford Auditorium on April 11.

NERL and Springer Nature sign new three-year open publishing agreement

NERL, a consortium representing some of America’s leading research institutions, and Springer Nature, a global leader in research publishing, have agreed to a new three-year open publishing agreement. The deal provides… Keep reading