Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon, March 14

Come improve Wikipedia during Vanderbilt Libraries’ Annual ART+FEMINISM Edit-a-Thon at Central Library! We’ll teach you how to edit, no experience required. What: Become an activist editor using ready-made tools from ART+FEMINISM’s organizers. Add to articles about women artists, architects, designers, video artists, musicians, philosophers and critics in a community of editors. Where: Central Library Room… Keep Reading

Scott Ellsworth

This spring the Wild Bunch sponsors a talk and book signing with historian Scott Ellsworth from University of Michigan. His book The Secret Game (2015) brings to light an important, nearly-forgotten story about WWII, the New South, and basketball. Focusing on a game played in Durham, NC, Ellsworth describes the lives of black and white… Keep Reading

Input Needed for Library Website Redesign

The Vanderbilt University Libraries are in the process of developing a new website. Our goal is to gather input from the Vanderbilt Community during the Spring 2018 semester to ensure the site meets the needs of our students, staff, and faculty. Please complete the brief six-question survey by following the links below. If there are… Keep Reading

Construction Wraps Up Over Winter Break

Walker Management Library construction wraps up over Winter Break Contractors and construction workers will be back in the Walker Management Library beginning Thursday, December 14th. Construction is scheduled to be completed on January 7th. While we were able to postpone this necessary work until after final exams, it will be disruptive to anyone wanting to… Keep Reading

Monuments and Memory: Beyond Charlottesville

Libraries are not only places for discovery of ideas and books; we also promote civil discussion about controversial topics in our Open Mind series. On Friday December 1st, Mark Scala, Chief Curator at the Frist Center for Visual Arts and Helmut Smith, Martha Rivers Ingram Professor of History and Director of the Vanderbilt Digital Humanities… Keep Reading

Between the Lines

Between the Lines: Vanderbilt Libraries’ 2016/2017 Highlights Review It is my pleasure to share with you our 2016/17 year-end review for the Vanderbilt Libraries, Between the Lines.  In words, numbers, and images, this report offers a glimpse into the many ways our dedicated Library staff supports and enhances teaching, learning and research at Vanderbilt. The… Keep Reading

Maladies, Elixirs, and Healers: 500 Years of Medical History from the Eskind Biomedical Library Special Collections

A special exhibition from the Eskind Biomedical Library’s Historical Collections is now on display in the Heard Library Special Collections. The exhibit, entitled “Elixirs, Remedies, and Maladies,” opened this past July and features rare books, documents, and artifacts from the last 400 years. Presented in nine themed cases, the exhibit explores ways in which the… Keep Reading

Ice Cream Social

Don’t miss the Libraries’ Annual Ice Cream Social on Sept. 7 from 1-3 PM in the Community Room of the Central Library. Create your own sundae with Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream and meet the librarians who will help you on your scholarly path to academic success.  

International Scholars Visit

The Vanderbilt Library is fortunate to have important distinctive collections that draw scholars for consultation and research. Two interesting international scholars recently visited the Bandy Center to use resources related to the study of Charles Baudelaire. Wayne Cristaudo, Professor of Political Science at Charles Darwin University in the Northern Territory of Australia, visited the Bandy… Keep Reading

Walker Management Library Now Open!

The Walker Management Library, is thrilled to announce our reopening on Monday, August 21st. Some highlights of the new space include: • The main reading room, with a fireplace as a focal point, is a great place for contemplation. With all the movable furniture, we can have larger groups gather to engage with business leaders… Keep Reading