Fall Orientation at Peabody Library

It’s time for Fall Orientation at Peabody Library. If you are a new or returning graduate student, please sign up for a session. You’ll find out about library services and resources to make you more academically fit and successful.

New Library Website to be unveiled on July 1

Preview the new website On July 1st, the Jean and Alexander Heard Library will launch its progressive new library website.  The pioneering redesign takes into account library user feedback while capturing advances in web design to create a robust user-centered experience. This project is the culmination of a huge collective effort, involving staff from across… Keep Reading

Vanderbilt Magazine Highlights Lawson Donation to Vanderbilt

The spring 2013 issue of Vanderbilt Magazine highlights the donation by the Reverend James M. Lawson, Jr. of his papers to Vanderbilt University Library in an article entitled “Courage to Dissent.” Reverend Lawson’s papers reflect both hisinspiring contributions to the civil rights movement and his distinguished career as a prominent minister.  Highlights include his correspondence… Keep Reading

Input Sought on Food for Thought Cafe

It’s hard to believe that the Food for Thought Café opened in May 2011 in Central Library. As we approach the café’s second anniversary, now is a good time to gather thoughts on how well the Café is meeting your needs. We will be meeting with the café managers in the coming days and would… Keep Reading

Sandra Barnes on Black Megachurches

Divinity Librarian Chris Benda interviews Sandra Barnes, Professor of Sociology of Religion and Professor of Human and Organizational Development, about her recent book, Live Long and Prosper:  How Black Megachurches Address HIV/AIDS and Poverty in the Age of Prosperity Theology.  Listen to the interview now or download it!

Library’s TV News Archive Receives Regional Emmy Award!

  Vanderbilt’s Television News Archive received the Governor’s Award for Lifetime Achievement from the MidSouth Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences during its awards ceremony Jan. 26. See the full article, including a video on the Archive, in Vanderbilt News here.