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Strategies and Tools to Combat Misinformation

There has been a lot of conversation lately about the rampant spread of misinformation and each of our individual roles and responsibilities in combating it. Fact-checking and evaluating information with a critical eye is more important now than ever, to stop the flow of disinformation. Librarians are available to help you sift through the vast… Keep reading

Colombian Ambassador Visits Vanderbilt’s Special Collections

On October 6, the Ambassador to the United States from Colombia, Juan Carlos Pinzón, visited having asked to see the libraries’ rare special collections on Colombia. Paula Covington, the Latin American and Iberian Studies Librarian and Senior Lecturer in Latin American Studies, prepared a wide range of the treasures for him to see. He then… Keep reading

Spring Buchanan Library Fellowship Mentors Wanted

Have you been thinking about becoming a mentor for a Buchanan Library Fellowship? If so, now is the time to submit a proposal for the spring 2022 semester.  Mentors work with librarians and students on projects that build research skills. Students earn $1,000 for the semester’s work and present their final projects.  For more information… Keep reading

Happy National Friends of the Libraries Week!

Happy National Friends of the Libraries Week! The Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries invite you to join us for two upcoming events: Friday, Oct. 22, Noon–1:00 p.m.    A curatorial talk highlighting the current exhibit Out of the Vault. Email Special Collections to register. Read more+ Friday, Nov. 5, Noon–1:00 p.m.     A showcase of new acquisitions… Keep reading

Welcome Francisco Juarez to the Science and Engineering Library

Francisco Juarez joined the Science and Engineering Library as Librarian for STEM Research on August 30.  Francisco is a 2021 graduate of the School of Information Sciences at The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC).  Before getting his Master’s degree in Library and Information Science, he studied Chemistry and Biology as an undergrad at UIUC…. Keep reading

Citations Made Easy: Introductions to Endnote and Mendeley

Finding, organizing, and sharing research can be frustrating, but there are tools that can make the process substantially easier. Citation managers like Endnote and Mendeley are tools for collecting, searching, and formatting references that integrate with web browsers and word processors. In these practical and time-saving workshops, Librarians Rachel Walden and Francisco Juarez will walk participants through all… Keep reading

Out of the Vault Curatorial Talk October 22, Noon – 1:00 p.m.

Join our curators Friday, October 22, Noon–1:00 p.m. CST, as they walk us through the exhibition Out of the Vault, open to the campus community in Central Library’s 4th floor foyer through November 19, and through this online exhibit for our many community Friends. Cases filled with treasures from our distinctive collections take you on… Keep reading

2nd Annual Peabody Pumpkin Palooza

Cosponsored by the Peabody Office of Student Engagement and Well-Being, the Peabody Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, and the Peabody Library. 🎃 Pumpkin Palooza 🎃 Wednesday, October 20th 3:00 – 4:30 PM Peabody Library Patio  Join us to decorate pumpkins! There are 100 pumpkins available and decorations will be provided. Share your pumpkin decorating… Keep reading