Call for Applicants for Spring 2021 Buchanan Library Fellowships

The Buchanan Library Fellows Program The Buchanan Library Fellowship program is designed to create in-depth learning experiences for students. The program is open to undergraduate students who are interested in participating in strategic projects for Vanderbilt Libraries over the course of a semester. With faculty and professional librarians as mentors, students work on tactical library… Keep reading

Issues getting into Google Scholar?

Library users may have recently encountered a reCaptcha error in Google Scholar resulting from a Google block on traffic from the library’s proxy server. This problem is being experienced by other libraries as well; however, Google has been unresponsive to requests to correct the issue. We have temporarily removed the proxy from the Google Scholar… Keep reading

Subject Librarians are here to help you!

Do you know there are subject specialist librarians waiting to help you with your next project or paper? All you have to do is set up an appointment, meet with them and you will be on your way to finding resources you probably never knew were available! Here is the list of librarians by subject. … Keep reading

Have a Hoot with Kahoot! 

Test your superpowers with the Trivia game app called Kahoot! Enjoy a fun night with fellow students and library staff via Zoom on October 16th at 7 PM. Be sure to download the Kahoot app onto your phone beforehand. Be prepared for some fun, fast and family-friendly competition. You will have a Hoot with Kahoot!!… Keep reading

COVID-19 Archive: Study Abroad Cut Short

As part of a short series, the Heard Libraries are highlighting unique experiences from Vanderbilt students, faculty and staff through the lens of donations to the Vanderbilt COVID-19 Archive. This archive will provide future historians and researchers detailed insight into the pandemic and how it affected members of the campus community. We’re featuring excerpts from… Keep reading

Zoom In Zine Out (Be Serious or be Zany!!)

Join library staff and students on Friday, October 9th at 1 PM to learn what a “Zine” is, all about Zine culture and how to make your own Zine. All you really need is a single 8 ½” X 11” piece of paper, scissors and your favorite colored pens or pencils. If you want to… Keep reading

New feature broadens Libraries’ Scan and Deliver service

The libraries are pleased to introduce a new button to “request chapter/article scan” found in the bibliographic record for any user logged into their library account. (Please see screen shot below) When selected, the button sends you to the “Article/Book Chapter Request” form. Initially rolled out to faculty, it is now available to all members… Keep reading

Candid Conversations: Responding to Civil Unrest

Join the staff of the Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries on the first Friday of the month at 1:00 p.m. for Candid Conversations, a 30-minute interview on current issues. On Oct. 2,  Assistant Chief of Police Rick Burr will discuss how the Vanderbilt University police department is training to respond to civil unrest. He will… Keep reading

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