HathiTrust Emergency Temporary Access Service Ends on June 7

The Vanderbilt University Libraries signed an agreement with HathiTrust in March of 2020 that provided faculty, students, and staff with online access to approximately 17% of the libraries copyrighted print circulating collections. Hathi Trust’s Emergency Temporary Access Service (ETAS) was invaluable for virtual instruction and research while access to campus was restricted. As the university… Keep reading

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Reserving Rooms in Central Library

If you need a quiet place to study, bookmark the list of reservable rooms in Central Library. Updated for 2020-2021 social distancing during COVID-19, this page has current details about room capacities, available rooms and a link to the EMS Room Reservation System.  Rooms can be reserved during library hours.  Central and Divinity Library extended… Keep reading

All Vanderbilt Libraries Are Closed

In keeping with the Metro Public Health Department’s Safer at Home Order — directing all residents of Nashville and Davidson County to stay inside their homes, and immediately limit all movement outside of their homes beyond what is absolutely necessary to take care of essential need–all Vanderbilt Libraries are now closed. All Library Services and Resources,… Keep reading

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New Exhibit in the Divinity Library: The Fall of Communism in Romania in 1989

The violent fall of the Socialist Republic of Romania captured the world’s attention in December, 1989. As anti-Communist demonstrators ransacked party headquarters, propaganda and paraphernalia of the Ceaușescu regime were literally tossed out into trash heaps in protest. In the spirit of “contemporary archeology”, historian Paul Michelson—with family and friends—scavenged these memorabilia as evidence of… 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

NIH Statement on Publishing

The National Institutes of Health recently released a statement encouraging authors to publish papers arising from NIH-funded research in reputable journals. See more information below. Statement on Article Publication Resulting from NIH Funded Research Notice Number: NOT-OD-18-011 Release Date:  November 3, 2017 Issued by National Institutes of Health (NIH) Purpose To protect the credibility of published research,… Keep reading