Have you ever wondered how items are made available via the Vanderbilt Libraries? It is a lot more complicated than one might think. Associate University Librarian Nancy Godleski’s recent article written for the Faculty Engaged Newsroom demystifies some of the complex details involved in the selection and managing of library materials. Julie Loder, director of… Keep reading
The VUSM WikiMed AE was a month-long elective focused on improving Wikipedia by contributing high quality medicine-related content. Seven 4th year medical students made major contributions to Wikipedia, while learning about medical Wikis. This elective brought together staff from EBL (Philip Walker), VU Libraries (Mary Anne Caton), and UCSF faculty for a unique, exciting, and… Keep reading
On Nov. 4, the Vanderbilt University Medical Center Office for Diversity Affairs presented the third annual “Hidden VUMC Figures” event — a tribute to employees who have made significant long-term contributions to the Medical Center, often behind the scenes. “At VUMC the collective ‘we’ have a rich history of hidden figures. That rich history predictably… Keep reading
This week the Fine Arts Gallery exhibition of ceramics by Susan DeMay was highlighted in the Tennessean. Stop by the gallery this summer (let us know if you want a tour!) or mark your calendar for DeMay’s artist talk next month on Friday, August 9 at 5:00 p.m., with a reception to follow. From painting,… Keep reading
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
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…
Please check out what is happening in the libraries and fine arts gallery in Summer_2019.
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!
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
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