New Purchase : Oxford Bibliographies Online

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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

Ebrary Academic Complete collection

The library has purchased the ebrary Academic Complete collection of over 70,000 electronic books in all subjects. Records for these books can be found in both library catalogs, Acorn and DiscoverLibrary. One click on the URL will lead to the e-book. Links to Academic Complete and other e-book collections are also at

Lamar Alexander donates pre-Senate papers to Vanderbilt Libraries

August 22, 2011 Media contact: Ann Marie Deer Owens, 615-322-NEWS Lamar Alexander donates pre-Senate papers to Vanderbilt Exhibit featuring early swearing-in as governor to open in renovated library NASHVILLE, Tenn. – U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, whose leadership roles have included Tennessee governor, U.S. secretary of education, university president and presidential candidate, and his wife,… Keep reading

Special Collections acquires papers of NBC pioneer Julian Goodman

The papers of Julian Goodman, an NBC broadcast pioneer who helped bring to life the network news programs that we watch today, have been placed at Vanderbilt University Libraries’ Special Collections. Goodman began at NBC as a correspondent in 1945 during the formative years of television news. His experiences provided a solid understanding of the… Keep reading