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New York Times Covers Vanderbilt Libraries Friends Event

In April, the Belcourt Theatre was packed with 332 Friends of Vanderbilt Libraries to watch Marshall Chapman, Matraca Berg, Lee Smith and Jill McCorkle perform “Stories & Songs.” If you missed the event, more on the amazing night may be found in the May 20 New York Times article by Margaret Renkl, “Shame and Salvation… Keep Reading

Fine Arts Gallery Partners with VUMC on Current Exhibition

The Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery staff and Professor Markus Eberl collaborated with the Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science (VUIIS) to scan and replicate three objetects from the “Refuting ‘Noble Savages’: Reflections of Nature Through Ancient Mesoamerican Artifacts,” opening today in the Fine Arts Gallery. Read more…

Help Us Celebrate National Library Workers Day

Tuesday, April 9 is National Library Workers Day. Established in 2003 to recognize the contributions library staff make to our communities.  Please join us in celebrating library workers today!

Robert Darnton February 7 Lecture Now Archived

If you missed Professor Robert Darnton’s lecture on “Censors at Work: How States Shaped Literature”, it is now available through the libraries’ YouTube channel.   Robert Darnton, Carl H. Pforzheimer University Professor and University Librarian, Emeritus, Harvard University will be speaking at the Central Library on February 7th. His presentation entitled “Censors at Work: How… Keep Reading

Make a difference for the Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries on April 4

By making a gift on Giving Day to the Libraries, you help provide exceptional opportunities for our student and faculty researchers. When you invest in the libraries, you support: The acquisition of state-of-the-art resources for scholarly research The preservation of special collections and digital archives Special programs, lectures, workshops and exhibits For more information click… Keep Reading

Vanderbilt Libraries to Host Second Annual Edible Books Festival

The campus and community are invited to join us for the second festival on April 1st to experience the delightful collision of books and food. “Last year’s entries were extremely clever. The libraries are glad to again be part of this global celebration of books and food,” said University Librarian Valerie Hotchkiss. Those interested in… Keep Reading

Vanderbilt library spotlights two trailblazing alumnae in creative arts

The Iconoclastic Marshall Chapman  Haunted Hills of Mildred Haun Exhibition Reception Friday, March 22 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm Central Library Fourth Floor Lobby The trailblazing roles of two Vanderbilt alumnae in the music and publishing fields are highlighted in exhibitions at the university’s Central Library. Marshall Chapman, BA’71, and Mildred Haun, BA’35 and MA’37,… Keep Reading

Spring Celebration of Music: Featuring the Theremin

WHEN: Thursday, March 21, 2019, 3-5 pm. WHERE: The Wilson Music Library, located on the 2nd floor of the Blair School of Music. ABOUT: Join us for a celebration of the theremin, a 20th century electronic instrument controlled without physical contact. Best known for its eerie, other-worldly sounds, the theremin is featured in several famous movies (The Day the… Keep Reading