Visitors Welcome – Updated Library Policies

Beginning Monday, March 14, the Jean & Alexander Heard Libraries will reopen their doors to visitors. Campus visitors who are accompanied by a community member, such as an admissions officer or faculty researcher, are also welcome. Alumni and emeriti are once again able to visit the libraries during open hours with their Commodore Cards. The… Keep reading

How to Train Research Assistants to Clean Data March 2

After data collection and before data analysis lies the all-important step of data cleaning. This is an integral, yet time-consuming part of any data-focused research project, and it is often delegated to research assistants (RAs). Unfortunately, data cleaning is not typically taught formally in the statistics courses our RAs have taken. As a result, many… Keep reading

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Join us Feb. 21 for Digital Project Management Workshop

With all of the data and collaboration involved in research, knowing how to effectively and efficiently manage your projects is essential. The Digital Commons and the Data Science Institute are co-sponsoring this event on February 21st to help Vanderbilt students, faculty, and staff learn how to clean up their digital research environments. Join us at… Keep reading

Black History Resources at Vanderbilt University Libraries

The Vanderbilt Libraries are pleased to shine a spotlight on our Black History resources this month, when the culture and contributions of African Americans take center stage. Streaming Documentaries and Cinema Our History Makers Oral History Collection is a video collection including prominent African American leaders with connections to Vanderbilt University including interviews with former… Keep reading