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Science & Engineering Library Hours Changing Due to Exams

The Sarah Shannon Stevenson Science & Engineering Library is being used for testing during the exam period and will be closed during those times. Evening hours are being extended to allow for additional study space. Exam schedule for S &E Library (Other exams may be scheduled in the space, so be sure to check the… Keep reading

Transformative Cambridge University Press Publishing Agreement

Vanderbilt Libraries is pleased to announce a new transformative agreement with Cambridge University Press (CUP) that allows corresponding authors from Vanderbilt University to publish their works Open Access (OA) — without paying author processing charges (APCs) in hundreds of multi-disciplinary hybrid OA and fully OA Cambridge journals. The agreement also increases access to published research… Keep reading

COVID-19 Pandemic Story Series: Paul Opiyo

An SEL student assistant tells his COVID-19 pandemic story: Hi my name is Paul Opiyo.  I’m a sophomore majoring in Computer Science and I work at the Stevenson Library. When the pandemic started last year and Vanderbilt closed, I went to Atlanta and spent some time with family. I came back to Vanderbilt in May… Keep reading

New RIPM Databases

The Wilson Music Library now subscribes to two additional, full-text products on the RIPM platform: RIPM Jazz and European and North American Music Periodicals. Vanderbilt users can access these databases and the Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals with Full Text on the eRIPM platform which offers an optimized search interface for music. You can find… Keep reading

Welcome to Jordan Nielsen, Business Librarian

In February, the Walker Management Library welcomed Jordan Nielsen in the role of Business Librarian. Jordan quickly hit the ground running providing students, faculty, and alums with consultations, research questions, and workshops and class sessions on library services, data, and databases. A native Tennessean, Jordan joins us from San Francisco State University, where they were… Keep reading

It’s Arbor Day! Take a self guided Vanderbilt Tree Tour

Do you know that our beautiful campus is an arboretum? The campus was first referred to as an arboretum in May 1879, and today there are approximately 190 species of trees and shrubs in the arboretum.  Spring 2020 Buchanan Library Fellows created tree tours on the Vanderbilt Arboretum Website that are designed to make use… Keep reading

Call for Applicants for Fall Buchanan Library Fellowship: The Art of Healing

Fall Buchanan Library Fellowship: The Art of Healing The Art of Healing Exposition is a series of shows and events around the theme of the use of creative expression as part of the healing process. Two fellows will research art and archives in the Vanderbilt Jean & Alexander Heard Library collections that are related to… Keep reading


May Library Events

Vanderbilt’s Inclusive Book Group will meet online Noon – 1 p.m. CT, Wednesday, May 5, to discuss Madeline Miller’s Circe. The virtual gathering is hosted by the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center in partnership with the Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries. The Inclusive Book Group welcomes all interested individuals, and encourages Vanderbilt community members to read beyond their… Keep reading