LGBTQ+ Science Fiction & Fantasy Reading Group

Do you have an interest in science fiction and/or fantasy, yet not enough time for a book club? Are you looking for fictional characters who reflect lives your future (or past) selves may live? The Heard Libraries and the Office of LGBTQI Life are hosting a group for Vanderbilt community members (faculty, staff, students and… Keep reading

LGBTQ+ Science Fiction & Fantasy Reading Group

Do you have an interest in science fiction and/or fantasy, yet not enough time for a book club? Are you looking for fictional characters who reflect lives your future (or past) selves may live? The Heard Libraries and the Office of LGBTQI Life are hosting a Zoom meeting for Vanderbilt community members (faculty, staff, students and post docs) interested in reading short stories with a LGBTQ+… Keep reading

Portal to Possibilities: Introduction to the Libraries’ Website

Vanderbilt students, faculty, and staff have access to numerous library services and resources online via the Vanderbilt Libraries website. Join us via Zoom during this one hour online workshop on April 8 at 3 p.m. CST to find out how you can: chat with a librarian for real time assistance schedule a research consultation with… Keep reading

Spring Research Hacks Workshops at Central Library

IMPORTANT: Please note that given University policy about in-person meetings during the coronavirus crisis, all face-to-face in-person workshops have been cancelled until further notice. Some of these workshops may be offered online instead. Check back on this page for more details. More information about the University’s coronavirus response is available here. Would you like to… Keep reading

Library Resource Spotlight: Academic Video Online

The libraries recently started a subscription to Alexander Street’s streaming library service, Academic Video Online. This service includes thousands of documentaries, interviews, performances, news programs and newsreels, field recordings, commercials, demonstrations, and original and raw footage from multiple areas and disciplines. Whatever your area of interest, whether it’s for research or entertainment or relaxation, Academic… Keep reading

Mobile self-checkout: easy and fast!

The Central, Divinity, Biomedical, and Peabody libraries have launched a new method for letting their users check out library materials on their mobile devices, such as phones or tablets. Self-checkout is also available for those patrons who do not want to use their own devices by providing a self-checkout kiosk to use instead. Self-checkout is… 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