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What is fair use and why does it matter?

Thursday October 25, 2018 at 11 am in the Community Room of the Central Library  In coordination with International Open Access Week, and in partnership with the Digital Humanities Center and the Alyne Queener Massey Law Library, the Office of Digital Scholarship and Scholarly Communications and the Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries celebrate the positive… Keep Reading

Reminder: Peabody Library Closed October 20th

Peabody Library will be closed on Saturday, October 20th, due to campus construction. The Library will close at 9pm on Friday, October 19th and reopen at 10:00am on Sunday, October 21st. All Vanderbilt Libraries hours are available here.

Author Talk: Anastasia Higginbotham

You are cordially invited to attend a dinner and talk featuring Anastasia Higginbotham, author of Not My Idea: A Book aboutWhiteness, on Tuesday, October 23rd in the Moore College Great Room. Anastasia Higginbotham is an activist, illustrator, and author of the recently published children’s book Not My Idea: A Book About Whiteness(Dottir Press, 2018), which unravels the thorny… Keep Reading

Resource Profile: Psychotherapy.net Videos

The Vanderbilt Libraries provides access to a store of psychotherapy-related videos through Psychotherapy.net, a video-streaming service that aims to provide comprehensive instruction in therapies used by practicing mental-health professionals. These videos review a broad range of psychotherapies, including those that address depression, ADHD, and addiction, as well as a variety of therapeutic approaches, including cognitive-behavioral… Keep Reading

This Week’s Curator’s Talk: The South in 1960s Pulp Fiction Novels

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: The South in 1960s Pulp Fiction Novels Stereotypical characterizations of southern values, people and places are found in an interesting assemblage… Keep Reading

Introduction to GitHub

I am pleased to remind you of the next installment of our Digital Scholarship and Scholarly Communications Workshop Series: Introduction to GitHub, to be held Friday October 12, from 11:10-12:00 in Central 418a.   Want to build a digital project? Share data? GitHub might be the tool for you! This session will give you a basic introduction… Keep Reading

Vanderbilt Libraries’ Open Mind Series: Informed Citizenship and the Economics of Information

Information is being democratized and diversified. Every cell phone video is a news story, every YouTube account is a classroom. Citizens no longer trust or rely on experts for their information, partially because they can obtain first-hand accounts of the world around them. In the age of untrusted experts and folk-journalism, folk-education, what is the… Keep Reading

Peabody Library Closed October 20th

Peabody Library will be closed on Saturday, October 20th, due to campus construction. The Library will close at 9pm on Friday, October 19th and reopen at 10:00am on Sunday, October 21st. All Vanderbilt Libraries hours are available here.

This Week’s Curator’s Talk: Brief History of Television Advertising

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: Brief History of Television Advertising The Vanderbilt Television News Archive includes over 200,000 commercial breaks. Jim Duran will demonstrate the many… Keep Reading

Peabody Library’s Iris Cafe is Back Open

The Iris Cafe in Peabody Library is back open and better than ever. Thanks to the generosity of the Peabody College Dean’s Office, the Cafe has been renovated and refreshed, and is now serving Frothy Monkey’s artisan coffee and food, including sandwiches, pastries, and other grab-and-go items. The normal operating hours of the Iris Cafe… Keep Reading