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Peabody Staff Spotlight: Sam Douglas

Sam Douglas is the Coordinator for Collections at Peabody Library. He has worked at Vanderbilt for ½ a year. What is something about your job that you wish everyone knew? Working with our various patrons here at Peabody is one of my favorite things about my job. Whether you are a Vanderbilt student, faculty/staff member… Keep Reading

Archival Issues of The Pillar Available Online

Vanderbilt Libraries has recently digitized the 1949-1979 issues of The Pillar, the annual publication of the study body for George Peabody College for Teachers. All issues are browsable in an easy-to-read format, can be searched via keyword, and users can even create PDFs of pages. Check out your favorite year here! [Image from the 1979 Pillar]

Winter Break Hours @ Peabody Library

Peabody Library will be closed from December 22, 2018 through January 1, 2019. If you need assistance during this time, please visit the Central, Divinity and Biomedical Libraries. All library hours during the winter break can be found here. The Peabody Library staff sends you best wishes for a happy and healthy new year!

New video on Fair Use

The Vanderbilt Libraries has a new Fair Use video that explains what fair use means in educational contexts. This video is the latest installment of the Libraries’ “Know Your Rights” copyright videos: What is Copyright?, What are My Rights?, and Using Others’ Works. More information, including a FAQ, a Fair Use Checklist, and tips for students and faculty,… Keep Reading

NOTICE: Peabody Library closed 12/12, 5am-6am

Peabody Library will be without power and closed from 5:00am-6:00am on Wednesday, December 12th. For safety reasons, please plan to be out of the Library at this time. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Peabody Staff Spotlight: Leslie Foutch

Leslie Foutch is the subject librarian for the Human & Organizational Development department. She has been at Vanderbilt for 18 years. What is something about your job that you wish everyone knew?  I have very little time to read books. So many people have said to me over the years that I bet working in a… Keep Reading

Peabody Staff Spotlight: Amy Corbitt

Welcome to the first installment in a series of posts highlight the amazing staff at Peabody Library. We’ll be featuring the rest of the staff in the coming months. Amy Corbitt works as the Coordinator for the Curriculum Materials Center as well as coordinating and processing course reserves for Peabody College. She has worked at… Keep Reading

Upcoming Hours @ Peabody Library

Peabody Library’s Thanksgiving Break Hours will be: Saturday, 11/17 & Sunday, 11/18 – 10:00am-6:00pm Monday, 11/19 – Wednesday, 11/21 –  7:30am-6:00pm Thursday, 11/23 & Friday, 11/23 – CLOSED Saturday, 11/25 – 10:00am-6:00pm Reminder for Finals: Extended hours (open 24/7) start on Sunday, December 2 and last through Saturday, December 15 (at 6pm). Have a restful… Keep Reading

On Writing Panel: New Media, Multimodal Scholarship, and Becoming Crafty Digital Writers

New Media, Multimodal Scholarship, and Becoming Crafty Digital Writers Multimodal digital projects have been increasingly integrated in curriculums across the university. This panel will explore how to cultivate skills associated with their composition. Please join us for a conversation with Derek Bruff (Director at the Vanderbilt University Center for Teaching), Melissa Mallon (Director of Peabody… Keep Reading

Course Reading List Tool – Training for Faculty & Staff

Trainer Betsy Post-Garza, customer success manager for Ex Libris-ProQuest Learning Solutions, will return to the Vanderbilt campus October 31, November 1 & 2 to provide instruction and support for using the new Course Reading List Tool to manage and streamline the copyright clearance process with Brightspace. The Heard Library will host the Course Reading List… Keep Reading