The Once and Future Book Opening Reception

        Please join us this Thursday, November 30, as the Buchanan Library Fellows present their new exhibit, The Once and Future Book, at an opening reception from 12:00PM to 1:00PM in the second floor gallery.  The six fellows researched objects in Special Collections from almanacs and incunables to bindings and paper. Come hear… Keep Reading

Harriet Lane Handbook, 21e, has been restored to ClinicalKey

The Harriet Lane Handbook, 21e, has been restored to ClinicalKey Please note: A dosage error for hydromorphone HCL (in Child and Adolescent ≥50 kg) has been found and corrected in The Harriet Lane Handbook, 21st edition. The original text indicated that the dose was weight-based, and it is not. The correct text is as follows: Child… Keep Reading

Tadoku Collection

Students learning the Japanese language gathered at Central Library to read their favorite Japanese books last Friday, March 24, 2017, from 3:30 to 5 pm. The books are from the new Tadoku Collection on the main floor of the Central Library in the Leisure Reading alcove. “Tadoku” (多読) means “extensive reading” and refers to graded… Keep Reading

New Reads, Good Reads: Check out these business bestsellers!

Walker Management Library is happy to share recently added business bestsellers with the Vanderbilt community. Located on the first floor, these new books are available to all university faculty, staff, and students, and can be borrowed for three weeks. Some notable additions from the New York Times bestsellers include: Finerman’s Rules: Secrets I’d Only Tell… Keep Reading

Questing for books in Cuba

Ever wonder how books get on the shelf ? Why Amazon will never replace the library? Follow the adventures of librarian Paula Covington as she travels throughout Cuba to acquire rare and scarce materials for the Vanderbilt library’s first rate Latin American Collection. (read article) | (Vanderbilt International Magazine)

Leisure Reading for the Holidays

For your consideration, Central Library has a collection of best sellers in its leisure reading section, as well as a collection of travel guides. Want a quick book exchange? Exchange leisure reading books with the Gnome Tome (Peabody Library) or at the Stevenson Science & Engineering Library.

Gnome Tome Needs Your Old Books

As you plan to pack up for the summer, please consider donating your gently used popular fiction to Peabody Library’s free book swap, Gnome Tome. Books may be dropped off at the Peabody Library’s service desk. Visitors may take a book from the shelf, located in the Fireside Reading Room, to read without check out… Keep Reading