Peabody Library Winter Break

The Vanderbilt Libraries wish everyone a healthy and happy Winter Break! Peabody Library will be closed Friday, December 24 through Tuesday, January 4, with limited hours before and after the break. Our library staff will also be taking a well deserved rest during this time, and we’ll be sure to get back to you once… Keep reading

Peabody Library Grand Reading Room Grand Re-Opening

Please join us for festive fall snacks & beverages, prizes, and fun as we celebrate the re-opening of the newly renovated Grand Reading Room! Stop by anytime to check out the update space and try out the new furniture. Monday, November 15 2:00-4:00 pm Peabody Library Grand Reading Room (2nd floor) Contact melissa.mallon@vanderbilt.edu with questions.

2nd Annual Peabody Pumpkin Palooza

Cosponsored by the Peabody Office of Student Engagement and Well-Being, the Peabody Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, and the Peabody Library. 🎃 Pumpkin Palooza 🎃 Wednesday, October 20th 3:00 – 4:30 PM Peabody Library Patio  Join us to decorate pumpkins! There are 100 pumpkins available and decorations will be provided. Share your pumpkin decorating… Keep reading

Puppets have landed at Peabody Library!

The Peabody Library Curriculum Materials Center has a new collection of engaging puppets available for check out. This collection features 14 puppets to help with story time and other learning activities. Imagine a chef, robot, wizard, or fuzzy orange monster participating in read-aloud activities! The collection also features various public servants and kids of color…. Keep reading

Navigating Your Research Workshop Series at Peabody Library

As the semester gets going and assignments start piling up, your friendly Peabody librarians are here to help! We have a new workshop series launching this fall, designed to help with navigating the research process. Workshop topics include: Strategic Searching: Beyond Google (September 30, 3 pm) Literature Reviews  (October 7, 3 pm) Citation Management (October… Keep reading

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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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