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Bloomberg Market Concepts Limited-Time Free Sign-Up & Lifetime Access

Available remotely to Vanderbilt Students, Bloomberg Market Concepts is a self-paced electronic course that gives learners an introduction to the financial markets and the information accessible on the Bloomberg Terminals. Bloomberg is also now offering lifetime access to BMC for any VU student or alum who has previously completed the course, as well as access… Keep reading

Bloomberg Market Concepts Limited-Time Free Sign-Up & Lifetime Access

New feature broadens Libraries’ Scan and Deliver service

The libraries are pleased to introduce a new button to “request chapter/article scan” found in the bibliographic record for any user logged into their library account. (Please see screen shot below) When selected, the button sends you to the “Article/Book Chapter Request” form. Initially rolled out to faculty, it is now available to all members… Keep reading

Questions about the Music Library? Check out our tutorials!

The Music Library has an expanding collection of video tutorials on a variety of topics. Get a refresher on how to navigate the Music Library’s webpage, learn how to use the catalog, or view step-by-step instructions for accessing a digital item from Hathi Trust. Access all of our tutorials from the Music Subject Guide, https://researchguides.library.vanderbilt.edu/music_home/tutorials

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Celebrate International Observe the Moon Night, September 26

The public is invited to virtually attend NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center’s International Observe the Moon Night on Saturday, September 26 from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. CDT. The event will feature presentations, demonstrations, video clips, and a question-and-answer session with NASA scientists and engineers. In particular, a discussion on geology and the elements of art,… Keep reading

Virtual series on justice, healing with renowned artists and scholars begins Sept. 23

Engine for Art, Democracy and Justice was conceived by Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons, Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair and professor of art. Vanderbilt, in collaboration with Fisk University, Frist Art Museum and Millions of Conversations, will host a series of virtual conversations and artistic collaborations focused on healing at a time of significant social unrest. More information on… Keep reading

Equipment Available for Checkout at the Wilson Music Library

The Wilson Music Library has a variety of audiovisual equipment available for checkout, including microphones (lavalier mics, Shure MV 88 iPhone mics, Snowball USB, and Samsung 2QU/XLR microphone recording and pod-casting packs), audio and video recorders, tripods, and audio interfaces. You can view our full listing of equipment on the Equipment for Loan Research Guide:… Keep reading

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Candid Conversations: Responding to Civil Unrest

Join the staff of the Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries on the first Friday of the month at 1:00 p.m. for Candid Conversations, a 30-minute interview on current issues. On Oct. 2,  Assistant Chief of Police Rick Burr will discuss how the Vanderbilt University police department is training to respond to civil unrest. He will… Keep reading

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Celebrate Sarah Shannon Stevenson Day, September 18th

Who is Sarah Shannon Stevenson? The library was officially named the Sarah Shannon Stevenson Science Library in September, 1976.  The “engineering” addition came later.   Mrs. Stevenson was known to enjoy a game of poker along with a glass of whiskey.   She was the two-time President of the Junior League of Nashville.   She was partial to… Keep reading

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Why has the renewal option changed on my library book?

The books that you are unable to renew—and that must be returned to the libraries as soon as possible—may represent the 17 percent of our collections that we are sharing through an Emergency Temporary Access Service program of the HathiTrust. The program allows us to offer electronic versions of titles that are: (1) in copyright,… Keep reading

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Carrie Mae Weems’ RESIST COVID TAKE 6! | Fall 2020

Vanderbilt University is partnering with Fisk University, the Frist Art Museum and Millions of Conversations to host “Engine for Art, Democracy and Justice,” a trans-institutional series of virtual conversations and artistic collaborations focused on healing at a time of significant social unrest. The initiative brings Carrie Mae Weems’ RESIST COVID TAKE 6! public art campaign to Nashville in September, with… Keep reading

Carrie Mae Weems' RESIST COVID: TAKE 6!