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Music Library Winter Break Hours

Open M-F, Dec. 17-Dec. 21, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Closed Dec. 22-Jan. 1, Jan. 5 Open W-F, Jan. 2-4, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Regular hours resume Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019

This Week’s Curator’s Talk: Sold by: John Bell and British Bookselling in the 18th-19th centuries

Join us in the Special Collections Library from 11:15am-12:00pm every Wednesday morning during this semester for fascinating talks led by library librarians, archivists, and curators. To see the full series, click here. This week’s talk: Sold by: John Bell and British Bookselling in the 18th-19th centuries What did it mean to be a bookseller at the… Keep Reading

Music Library Extended Exam Hours

Friday, 11/30: 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 12/1: 12 p.m.-5 p.m. Friday, 12/7: 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 12/8: 12 p.m.-5 p.m.

Resource Spotlight: Jewish Life in America, c1654-1954

Jewish Life in America, c1654-1954 is a fascinating primary source collection of materials about American Jews from the American Jewish Historical Society, New York.  Completely searchable, the documents in this resource — letters, postcards, telegrams, notebooks, scrapbooks, minutes, reports, financial records, and other materials — provide a wide-ranging yet often intimate picture of the persons… Keep Reading

This Week’s Curator’s Talk: A Full House: Books about Cards and Gaming at Vanderbilt

Join us in the Special Collections Library from 11:15am-12:00pm every Wednesday morning during this semester for fascinating talks led by library librarians, archivists, and curators. To see the full series, click here. This week’s talk: A Full House: Books about Cards and Gaming at Vanderbilt Come learn more about the recent acquisitions of one of the… Keep Reading

Music Thanksgiving Break Hours

The Music Library will have modified hours during the Thanksgiving Break period. Nov. 18–CLOSED Nov 19-21–9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 22-24–CLOSED Normal hours resume on Sunday, Nov. 25.

This Week’s Curator’s Talk: Franz Rosenzweig and His ‘Star’

Join us in the Special Collections Library from 11:15am-12:00pm every Wednesday morning during this semester for fascinating talks led by library librarians, archivists, and curators. To see the full series, click here. This week’s talk: Franz Rosenzweig and His ‘Star’ Franz Rosenzweig (1886-1929) numbers among the most significant Jewish thinkers of the 20th century. He wrote… Keep Reading

Libraries’ Summer/Fall 2018 Quarterly Report

The latest issue of the Libraries’ Quarterly Report, Summer/Fall 2018 is now available for reading. You may find the issue online at: http://hdl.handle.net/1803/9297 Earlier issues are archived online and available at: https://ir.vanderbilt.edu/handle/1803/9282