Strategies and Tools to Combat Misinformation

There has been a lot of conversation lately about the rampant spread of misinformation and each of our individual roles and responsibilities in combating it. Fact-checking and evaluating information with a critical eye is more important now than ever, to stop the flow of disinformation. Librarians are available to help you sift through the vast… Keep reading

Happy National Friends of the Libraries Week!

Happy National Friends of the Libraries Week! The Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries invite you to join us for two upcoming events: Friday, Oct. 22, Noon–1:00 p.m.    A curatorial talk highlighting the current exhibit Out of the Vault. Email Special Collections to register. Read more+ Friday, Nov. 5, Noon–1:00 p.m.     A showcase of new acquisitions… Keep reading

Out of the Vault Curatorial Talk October 22, Noon – 1:00 p.m.

Join our curators Friday, October 22, Noon–1:00 p.m. CST, as they walk us through the exhibition Out of the Vault, open to the campus community in Central Library’s 4th floor foyer through November 19, and through this online exhibit for our many community Friends. Cases filled with treasures from our distinctive collections take you on… Keep reading

Scan & Deliver Service Continues!

At the start of the pandemic Vanderbilt Libraries launched a Scan & Deliver service to meet the needs of Vanderbilt students, faculty, and staff working remotely. It quickly became invaluable and now is a permanent service for Vanderbilt community members working on- and off-campus. How it works: If you need journal articles, book chapters, or… Keep reading

Take a break and take in some transformative art

If you need a reason to take a walk across our beautiful campus this fall, stroll over to Cohen Memorial Hall and check out the Fine Art Gallery’s current exhibit: Sympathetic Magic: Works of Faith, Healing and Transformation on display through January. If you have not ever been inside Cohen, you are in for another… Keep reading

Fall Break hours and how to access library resources remotely

Vanderbilt Libraries will have shortened hours during Fall Break, Oct. 14-16.  Central Library will be closing at 6:00 p.m.  Always check the hours page during academic breaks and holidays. Regular hours resume on Sunday, Oct. 17. If you need to access Library resources while away from campus during fall break, no problem! To access most… Keep reading

Tip for Success: Take Breaks!

Don’t forget that the libraries are a perfect place for you when you need a break! We have lots of quiet corners to cozy up in, and a great “for fun” collection in Central Library that includes fiction and travel books, audio books, and digital magazines. Grab the latest fiction and relax! Also, be sure… Keep reading

Colombian Ambassador to the U.S. to speak on Colombian-U.S. Relations

The Ambassador to the United States from Colombia, Juan Carlos Pinzón, will be visiting Vanderbilt this Wednesday, October 6. While on campus he will speak on Colombian-U.S. relations, and at his request, visit Special Collections to see the library’s rare Colombian collections. The Vanderbilt Community is invited to the Central Library Community Room at 11:00… Keep reading

Workshops and Training – Let us customize a session for you!

Vanderbilt librarians teach customized workshops on a variety of research topics, from ethically responsible research to literature reviews to citation management to contextualizing data. Knowing how and why scholarship and digital media is produced, organized, and distributed is critically important for life-long learners, engaged citizens, and critical consumers of information. The topics below and others… Keep reading