Pre-College Halloween Open House

Join us for the Music Library’s Halloween Open House for Blair Academy students and families on Tuesday, Oct. 29, from 4-6 p.m. We hope you’ll join us for crafts, story time, music bingo, scavenger hunts, a “stick together” art activity, mini-golf, refreshments, “Haunted Stacks,” and entertainment by our talented Blair Academy students. Wear your costume!… Keep reading

New Acquisition: The Conservation, Restoration, and Repair of Stringed Instruments and Their Bows

This 1,600 page, three-volume set is the comprehensive resource for restoration of string instruments and bows. For more than 250 years, violin, viola, cello, and bass bows have been crafted from the wood of the Pernambuco tree native to Brazil. The effects of deforestation and climate change are causing extensive damage to the Pernambuco’s ecosystem,… Keep reading

Conservation of Stringed Instruments

New Library Resource: Academic Video Online

The Vanderbilt Libraries now provide access to Academic Video Online, a streaming video product with more than 68,000 videos. An Alexander Street Press product, Academic Video Online includes documentaries, performances, and motion pictures from a broad array of providers, including Broadway HD, California Newsreels, CNN, PBS, and Sony Pictures.

Academic Video Online