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Come Write, Do Research, and Relax at Central Library: April 18

Conquer finals successfully with research, writing, and relaxation! Come get up-to-speed on your final research and writing projects. Maximize your productivity by tapping into the subject librarians from the Vanderbilt Libraries and Writing Studio consultants on hand to support you. Don’t just bring your research questions, papers, and projects, though! Come ready to de-stress and… Keep Reading

Library Resource Spotlight: News, Policy & Politics Magazine Archive

ProQuest’s News, Policy & Politics Magazine Archive offers unprecedented digital access to the archival runs of 15 major 20th/21st-century consumer magazines covering such fields as the history of politics, current events, public policy, and international relations. Each title has a deep backfile — the earliest content dates from 1918 — and issues are scanned from… Keep Reading

Bard’s Birthday Bash, April 17

Vanderbilt Heard Libraries, the Nashville Shakespeare Festival, and the Nashville Public Library are throwing a spectacular birthday bash for the Bard!  Join us on the Library Lawn from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Rain location: Central Library, 4th floor. There will be fencing lessons, selfie stations with the Bard himself, jugglers, troubadours, and scribes on… Keep Reading

RBDigital

Vanderbilt Libraries endeavors to offer the most up-to-date services to our patrons. As a result, our physical audiobook collection has been superseded by RBDigital, a streaming audiobook platform. You can stream the latest best-seller or a literary classic to your device without ever entering the library. First-time users will need to register for an account… Keep Reading

Japanese Bookbinding Event: “Can We Have It Every Week?”

On Friday, November 9, Central Library hosted a Japanese bookbinding workshop in the Community Room. The event attracted 62 participants – students, staff and members of the local community – along with many viewers.  The workshop began with a brief introduction to Japanese printing history from Bryan Lowe, Assistant Professor in the Department of Religious… Keep Reading

Library Resource Spotlight: Global Commodities

The Global Commodities database from Adam Matthew “brings together manuscript, printed and visual primary source materials for the study of global commodities in world history. The commodities featured in this resource have been transported, exchanged and consumed around the world for hundreds of years.” Among the imaginative features of this database is a 360-degree object… Keep Reading

Library Resource Spotlight: Roper iPoll

Are you interested in public opinion and election data as we get closer to Election Day? Vanderbilt Libraries has a subscription to a number of data resources from the Roper Center, one of the premier voter and public opinion survey research facilities in the United States. iPoll has a presidential approval section that allows you… Keep Reading

Great turnout for voter registration event at Central

On Monday, October 8, several volunteers from the Nashville League of Women Voters assisted Vanderbilt students and staff with the voting registration process at the Central Library. The turnout was great, and the League representative ended up delivering 28 registration applications to the Davidson County Election Commission today. The volunteers also registered 8 new voters… Keep Reading

Voter registration at Central on Monday, October 8

On Monday, October 8, experienced volunteers from the Nashville League of Women Voters will staff a table in the Central Library main lobby to assist you with the registration process.  More specifically, they will help Tennessee residents with on-line registration on a laptop, and our out-of-state students with an absentee ballot in their state.  They… Keep Reading

Tech help in Central!

VUIT student assistants will be delighted to help you with any technology issues and questions right at the Service Desk in Central Library. The hours of operation are 1pm to 5pm, Monday-Friday. And while you’re at the Service Desk, make use of our fantastic subject librarians you will find there from 10am to 6pm, Monday-Friday…. Keep Reading