The Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries join the entire Vanderbilt community in the excitement of today’s announcement about the new James Lawson Institute for the Research and Study of Nonviolent Movements. As the archival home of the James M. Lawson, Jr. Papers and the James M. Lawson, Jr. Photograph Collection, Special Collections and University Archives… Keep reading
Library News Online
The catalog will now also display scannable QR codes for both individual records and for catalog searches as another way of information sharing. By scanning the QR code you will now be able to use your phone to capture information about a book, article, music score, etc. to use for later, send the information to… Keep reading
The Vanderbilt community is invited to an Inclusive Book Group talk with Alice Randall, author of Black Bottom Saints, July 22 at 12:00 noon. Advanced registration is required using your Vanderbilt email address. After registering, you will receive an email confirmation with information for joining the meeting. A limited number of books are available. Email… Keep reading
While Hilary Craiglow serves as Acting Vanderbilt University Librarian, Kelly LaVoice will be managing the day-to-day operations of Walker Management Library as Acting Director. We are all confident and excited for Kelly’s leadership and look forward to library innovation—both at Owen and across the system. Feel free to email Kelly with your ideas, questions or… Keep reading
Many congratulations are in order for Peabody Library’s Karen Swoopes, who was awarded the 2021 Philanthropist of the Year Award for the International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP) Foundation. The Philanthropist of the Year award is the IAAP Foundation’s most prestigious award given annually to an individual who exemplifies the spirit of philanthropy through extraordinary… Keep reading
Read these thought provoking works and plan to join the Inclusive Book Group online throughout the year to discuss these books When Breath Becomes Air, Interior Chinatown, The Vanishing Half and Hamnet. You can find limited e-book copies available through Central Library’s service desk. Please register separately for each discussion. When Breath Becomes Air by… Keep reading
The Peabody Library is taking advantage of the transition back to fully in person classes to see how we can improve your experience using the Course Reading List Tool (CRLT) and/or reading list support offered from the library. Please take this short feedback survey to help us better meet your needs.
Due to planned maintenance the Science & Engineering library will be closed Monday, July 19th and Tuesday, July 20th. The library will re-open on Wednesday, July 21st at 9 a.m. Thank you for your patience and we apologize for any inconvenience.
Hilary A. Craiglow, who has led the Walker Management Library for more than a decade, has been named interim university librarian. Craiglow’s appointment, effective July 1, was announced today by Vanessa Beasley, vice provost for academic affairs and dean of residential faculty. Read the full article >
Written by Elizabeth Mosiman When Vanderbilt University first opened in 1875, students lived in university-approved boarding houses near campus. The closest the university came to having a dormitory was Wesley Hall – a former boarding house – which served multiple purposes: housing faculty and divinity students; providing classroom space for lectures; and serving as a… Keep reading