Library Orientations for New & Returning Peabody Students

Now that the semester is fully underway, Peabody Library is offering a number of opportunities for new and returning students to learn about library services and research tools that will help make life easier at Peabody. From setting up wireless printing to reserving study rooms and contactless checkout of library materials to learning about the… Keep reading

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Karen Swoopes Wins Prestigious Award

Many congratulations are in order for Peabody Library’s Karen Swoopes, who was awarded the 2021 Philanthropist of the Year Award for the International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP) Foundation. The Philanthropist of the Year award is the IAAP Foundation’s most prestigious award given annually to an individual who exemplifies the spirit of philanthropy through extraordinary… Keep reading

Feedback survey on Peabody Library Course Reserves

The Peabody Library is taking advantage of the transition back to fully in person classes to see how we can improve your experience using the Course Reading List Tool (CRLT) and/or reading list support offered from the library. Please take this short feedback survey to help us better meet your needs.

Peabody Library closed for repairs July 16

Due to repairs related to the roof leaks & subsequent water damage, Peabody Library will be closed from Friday, July 16. The repairs require scaffolding in the stairwell, making safely moving about the building difficult. The hours for the all Vanderbilt Libraries can be found here, and Peabody Library staff will still be available virtually… Keep reading

Peabody trial of PsycTests database

Vanderbilt Libraries has signed up for a month-long trial of APA’s PsycTests database, which contains the full text of many unpublished psychological tests and measures. We need faculty and student input on PsycTests. How useful would the database be to your teaching and research? We greatly appreciate any and all feedback. To gain access to… Keep reading

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Peabody Library Summer Hours

Congratulations on making it to the end of the semester, Peabody community! Peabody Library summer hours are Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Peabody Library will be closed for the University holidays on May 28 – 31 and July 2 – 5. Virtual chat is also available all summer, and don’t forget… Keep reading

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Resources for Peabody Alumni

The semester is coming to a quick close, and graduation is on the horizon. The Peabody staff want to wish our upcoming graduates a hearty “Congratulations” for a job well done in a most unrivaled year.    As you depart Vanderbilt and become a member of the alumni family, your status as a valued library user… Keep reading

Peabody Library Virtual Service Desk

Peabody Library has added yet another way for our community to connect with us: we are pleased to announce the Virtual Service Desk. Library staff are hosting virtual office hours via Zoom Monday-Thursday, 2:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.  Be sure you have Zoom installed and drop by using this link ( — no appointment needed! You can… Keep reading


Welcome back, Peabody! Spring 2021 updates

Spring semester hours at Peabody Library are Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. and Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. As with the fall semester, please remember your Vanderbilt ID card to access the building. The Peabody Library offers a variety of physically distanced spaces for studying and taking online classes. Please bring… Keep reading

Peabody Library Intersession & Winter Hours

Peabody Library hours are adjusting slightly for the intersession & winter hours. Building Hours: November 21 – November 29: closed November 30 – December 11: Mon – Fri, 1:00-5:00 pm December 12 – January 18: closed January 19 – January 22: 9:00 am-5:00 pm Spring semester hours start January 25th, Mon-Fri, 9:00 am – 7:00… Keep reading