Library News Online

Input needed on Peabody’s Curriculum Materials Center

Peabody Library is currently undergoing an assessment project to determine how to organize the Curriculum Materials Center (CMC)’s unique collections. Peabody College faculty and students are encouraged to participate in this brief survey to share their thoughts. This project, led by Amy Corbitt, Peabody Library’s CMC Coordinator, and Laren Anderson, MLIS candidate at Rutgers, will help… Keep Reading

Peabody Library Extended Hours

Beginning Sunday, April 14, Peabody Library will offer extended hours for students studying finals. Peabody Library will be open 24/7 from April 14th through May 2nd. Summer hours begin at at 9:00pm on Thursday, May 2nd. Up-to-date information on all VU Libraries hours can be found here. Best of luck with finals, and congratulations to… Keep Reading

Spoken Justice Event – April 16th

Co-sponsored with the Peabody Office of  Professional & Graduate Education, we invite all undergraduate, professional & graduate students to join us on Tuesday, April 16 from 7:15 PM to 8:30 PM for a night filled with spoken word poetry and powerful stories of social justice. For this first Spoken Justice event, we explore the theme… Keep Reading

Spring Outreach Pop-ups

Is your brain in need of a break? Join us for crafting, parachute games, and fun with your fellow students! We hope you stop by to experience what the library has to offer regarding innovative collections and research assistance as you get ready for finals. April 3rd, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM Commons Terrace &… Keep Reading

11th Annual Undergraduate Writing Symposium – March 31

The 11th annual Undergraduate Writing Symposium will be held Sunday, March 31, in the John Seigenthaler Center (1207 18th Ave. South). This annual event is a showcase for exemplary writing by Vanderbilt’s undergraduates that honors their achievements as writers and scholars. Whether you want to come hear amazing fiction and poetry from your peers or engage with the… Keep Reading

NOTICE: Peabody Library closed Sat, March 2

Peabody Library will be without water and closed from 10:00-6:00pm on Saturday, March 2nd. We apologize for the inconvenience. We will open again at 10:00 am on Sunday, March 3. All spring break hours for the Libraries can be found here.

Peabody Staff Spotlight: Karen Swoopes

Karen Swoopes is the Administrative Assistant for the Peabody Library. Karen has worked in the Peabody Library for 17 years. 1. What is something about your job that you wish everyone knew? According to my director, “I run this place!” 🙂 I liaise with many departments on campus, most notably Plant Operations. 2. What’s a… Keep Reading

Leading Lines Podcast – Mike Caulfield on web literacy

Melissa Mallon (Director of Peabody Library and Director of Teaching & Learning) and Derek Bruff (Director of the Center for Teaching) recently interviewed Mike Caulfield for the Vanderbilt University sponsored Leading Lines podcast. The interview covered media literacy and misinformation and the importance of developing students’ critical thinking skills. Take a listen here: http://leadinglinespod.com/episodes/episode-54mike-caulfield/  

Poetry Reading & Book Signing @ Peabody Library

The Peabody Office of Student Engagement, the Peabody Office of Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion, and Peabody Library are excited to welcome Peabody Alum, Valencia Clement, to share and read from her powerful, self-published book of poetry Pale. Pa Ale. Speak. Don’t Leave. Pale. Pa Ale is an autobiographical collection of poetry. It features poetry on… Keep Reading

Peabody Staff Spotlight: Lee Ann Lannom

Lee Ann Lannom is the Assessment Librarian for the Vanderbilt Libraries and librarian for the Teaching & Learning Department in Peabody College. Lee Ann has worked in the Peabody Library for 19 and ½ years. What is something about your job that you wish everyone knew? I wish all students would seek out their subject… Keep Reading