What’s Happening in December at the Libraries

Research, Writing & Relaxation
December 2, 7:00-10:00 p.m.

Conquer finals successfully with research, writing, and relaxation in the Central Library! Come get up-to-speed on your final research and writing projects. Maximize your productivity by tapping into the subject librarians from the Vanderbilt Libraries and Writing Studio consultants on hand to support you. Coffee, snacks and free chair massages!

Book Club in the Poetry Room: Giovanni’s Room
December 3, Noon – 1:00 p.m.

Join us as we explore fiction and non-fiction titles with selections focusing on literature, biography and the unfamiliar. Bring a sack lunch, we’ll supply tea and cookies. We meet in the Central Library Poetry Room on the 6th floor to discuss. Free and all are welcome.

On Tuesday December 3, we’ll discuss Giovanni’s Room by James Baldwin.

Co-Sponsored by the Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries and the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center

Curator’s Talk: Moon Walk: A Viewing of the July 21, 1969 Evening News
December 5, 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m

Watch the evening news from 50 years ago, the day after humankind first walked on the moon. See what Americans saw when they tuned into CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite. Watch commercials for Shell Oil and Benson and Hedges cigarettes and stories about Vietnam, Civil Rights, the Cold War and the Middle East. More

Research Hacks Workshops
Central Library is offering a full range of workshops this fall to help support student and faculty research and academic success. https://www.library.vanderbilt.edu/central/workshops

DISC- Digital Scholarship

Digital Scholarship and Communications
The Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries support new, interdisciplinary modes of research, discovery, and publication, ranging from geocoding to data citation to open access publishing.  For a list of workshops and  working groups: https://www.library.vanderbilt.edu/scholarly/

Exhibitions on Display in December:

All Hallows: Witches, Magic and Things that Go Bump (through January 2020).

AADS@50 (through January 3, 2020)

Symbols and Archetypes: Two Millennia of Recurring Visions in Art Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery (through December 14)

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