Library News Online

New Faculty Interview with Joerg Rieger

Listen to an interview with Divinity School Professor Joerg Rieger about his book Jesus vs. Caesar: For People Tired of Serving the Wrong God. This conversation is the latest in the Authorial Intentions series — interviews that Chris Benda, Librarian for Religious Studies and Theology, has been conducting with Vanderbilt faculty about their publications. More… Keep reading

Upcoming changes to OVID accounts on November 18, 2019

Effective Monday, November 18, 2019 Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center users will be able to create personal accounts in the OVID search interface. Users register by clicking on the My Workspace link.  A valid or email address is required for registration. Please take note of the names of any saved searches… Keep reading

Central Library/Asian Studies Tadoku Fall Reading Event, November 15

The Central Library and the Asian Studies Program are co-hosting the annual Tadoku fall reading event on Friday, November 15 from 3:00-4:30 p.m.  (Tadoku is Japanese for “read a lot.”)  We welcome students and the community to come together to read from our Tadoku collection, a curated selection of Japanese books for various levels of… Keep reading

Christopher Ryland Presents on “Hidden Figure” William (Bill) Gunter, Sr.

On Nov. 4, the Vanderbilt University Medical Center Office for Diversity Affairs presented the third annual “Hidden VUMC Figures” event — a tribute to employees who have made significant long-term contributions to the Medical Center, often behind the scenes. “At VUMC the collective ‘we’ have a rich history of hidden figures. That rich history predictably… Keep reading

Hidden Figures award winners

Al’s Pub Trivia Night

The Divinity Library is teaming up with Al’s Pub to bring Trivia Night into the library! Come join us for drinks and snacks and some competitive rounds of team trivia! Thursday November 7 3:30-5:30pm Divinity Library Reference Room

Comprehensive Literature Search Workshop, Central Library, November 12

Searching the literature can seem overwhelming, especially making sure you’ve searched in all the possible places. How can you make sure you’re not missing something? How do you ensure you’ve examined all the important scholarship on a topic? Learn how to make the process less stressful by signing up for the “Comprehensive Literature Search” workshop!… Keep reading

Curator’s Talk 11/7: Black Studies As (A) Movement: Exhibiting Fifty Years of AADS @VU

Join the Special Collections Library for fascinating talks this semester led by librarians, archivists, and curators. Topics this fall will range from cookbook collections to the 1969 Moon Walk. The talks take place monthly in the Special Collections Reading Room on the second floor of the Central & Divinity Libraries building on the first Thursday… Keep reading

New Book with Divinity Librarian Contributions

Our own interim Director, Bobby Smiley, has edited a book for Atla Open Press that is now available Open Access, as well as Print on Demand. Librarian Keegan Osinski has a chapter in it as well. Information Literacy and Theological Librarianship: Theory & Praxis gathers together reflective practices and theoretical explorations from librarians across a range… Keep reading