Call for Applicants for Fall Buchanan Library Fellowship: Building a University: Vanderbilt’s First Decade, 1875-1885

Open to undergraduate students, the Buchanan Library Fellowship Building a University: Vanderbilt’s First Decade, 1875-1885 is seeking additional applicants. Have you ever wondered how Vanderbilt University got its name? Or, you are curious about why the Stevenson Science and Engineering Library has so many antique instruments on display?  Maybe you would like to learn about… Keep reading

Early sketch of Vanderbilt Campus

Call for Applicants for Fall Buchanan Library Fellowship: Privacy, Surveillance and Intellectual Freedom

Open to undergraduate students, the Buchanan Library Fellowship Privacy, Surveillance, and Intellectual Freedom is seeking additional applicants. New online research environments have made the discovery and consumption of information easier than ever. However, these environments often threaten privacy and intellectual freedom by relying on surveillance economies and architectures. In this seminar, fellows will explore the… Keep reading

video surveillance camera mounted on building

Call for Applicants for Fall Buchanan Library Fellowship: Modalities of Text Mining

Open to undergraduate students, the Buchanan Library Fellowship Modalities of Text Mining is seeking additional applicants.  How can you identify and explore patterns across millions of documents? In this fellowship, Library Buchanan Fellows will learn state-of-the-art techniques for text mining at scale. Fellows will join an ongoing research project to analyze constellations of information in… Keep reading

Buchanan Fellows Curate New Exhibition Slated to Open in the Fall

The University Libraries will open a new exhibition, “Tending to Popular Thought: What People Read and Why,” this fall in the second-floor gallery of Central Library. The physical exhibition, curated by four undergraduate Buchanan Library Fellows during spring semester 2020, delayed by the COVID pandemic will be installed to mark the start of a new… Keep reading

Tending to Popular Thought: What People Read and Why – Spring 2020

This exhibition will be curated by a cohort of Buchanan Library Fellows and their librarian mentors. Students learned about book history and curated an exhibit about reading using Special Collections books. Their exhibit explores sixteenth- to nineteenth-century popular literature from occult philosophy to herbology, and personal essays. Each Fellow explored how past conceptions of the world were… Keep reading

Netsuke: Gucci of the Edo Period | Fall 2020

An exhibition curated by Gawon Lee and Jiayi Hou, 2019-2020 Buchanan Library Fellows     The Buchanan Library Fellowship program, in conjunction with the Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery, is proud to present Netsuke: Gucci of the Edo Period. Curated by students Gawon Lee and Jiayi Hou as the culmination of their 2019–2020 Library Buchanan… Keep reading

Netsuke

Applications are open for Spring 2020 Buchanan Library Fellows

Applications are open for Spring 2020 Buchanan Library Fellows. The Buchanan Library Fellows Program The Buchanan Library Fellowship program is designed to create in-depth learning experiences for students. The program is open to undergraduate students who are interested in participating in strategic projects for Vanderbilt Libraries over the course of a semester. With faculty and… Keep reading

Applications are open for Spring 2020 Buchanan Library Fellows.

Applications are open for Spring 2020 Buchanan Library Fellows. The Buchanan Library Fellows Program The Buchanan Library Fellowship program is designed to create in-depth learning experiences for students. The program is open to undergraduate students who are interested in participating in strategic projects for Vanderbilt Libraries over the course of a semester. With faculty and… Keep reading

Strengthening Ties: Cornelius Vanderbilt and the Founding of Vanderbilt University – Fall 2019

This exhibition will be curated by a cohort of Buchanan Library Fellows and their librarian mentors. This semester, students examined journals, codes of conduct, admissions logs and letters in the Special Collections Library and placed them in context with the university’s and the nation’s history. Fellows curated an exhibition about their topic and presented a report on… Keep reading

Call for Applicants: Digital Projects for Buchanan Library Fellows

The following projects are now open for applicants for the fall 2019 Buchanan Library Fellowship program. Participants attend seminars or workshops, create and present a project, and earn $1,000. Apply here. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until positions are filled. Spring 2020 Encoding Music Manuscripts in Vanderbilt University Special Collections Apply Here  The Music… Keep reading