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Libraries has signed up for a month-long trial of APA’s PsycTests database, which contains the full text of many unpublished psychological tests and measures.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

Peabody Pumpkin Palooza

Looking for some fall fun? Grab some classmates and make new friends at our in-person Pumpkin Palooza. You will be provided one mini-pumpkin, some decorations to help create your masterpiece, and a fall treat bag! Let your creative juices flow as you design your pumpkin, and, when complete, upload a photo to be entered in… Keep reading

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Library Orientations for New & Returning Peabody Students

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 contactless checkout of library materials to learning about the best databases for your program – we’ll cover all the basics,… Keep reading

Peabody Library Fall Update

The Peabody Library building will re-open on Monday, Aug. 24th. Fall semester hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. 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 your headphones, and follow posted… Keep reading

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New Peabody Library Research Channel

Peabody librarians have created a new digital Library Research Channel, designed to demystify the research process: The Research Channel has content for everyone: Undergraduate students – university-level research includes several parts, and starting early will help make sure you’re not pushing everything until the last minute. Find out more. Graduate & professional students –… Keep reading