New feature broadens Libraries’ Scan and Deliver service

The libraries are pleased to introduce a new button to “request chapter/article scan” found in the bibliographic record for any user logged into their library account. (Please see screen shot below) When selected, the button sends you to the “Article/Book Chapter Request” form. Initially rolled out to faculty, it is now available to all members… Keep reading

Library materials quarantined for safety

Vanderbilt’s libraries are following university protocols, CDC guidelines, and recommendations from the international library community in the safe handling of library materials during the COVID-19 pandemic. All circulating materials and items in Special Collections are quarantined for at least 72 hours before they can be re-used. Your health and safety is the library’s highest priority when you check… Keep reading

Reminder of Library Due Dates

At the end of last semester the library extended item due dates to September 4th. If you have graduated or are not on campus, you have some options to return these items: Book Drop: If you are in Nashville, you may return items to a campus book drop. Shipping Items: If you are not in… Keep reading

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LGBTQ+ Science Fiction & Fantasy Reading Group

Do you have an interest in science fiction and/or fantasy, yet not enough time for a book club? Are you looking for fictional characters who reflect lives your future (or past) selves may live? The Heard Libraries and the Office of LGBTQI Life are hosting a Zoom meeting for Vanderbilt community members (faculty, staff, students and post docs) interested in reading short stories with a LGBTQ+… Keep reading

Two new virtual workshop series: Research Productivity and Digital Literacies

The Vanderbilt Libraries are pleased to announce two exciting new virtual workshop series: Research Productivity and Digital Literacies: Research Productivity Series:  To be productive, researchers must identify relevant research, sift through and organize it to suit their scholarly purposes, and present it effectively to others. Researchers are apt to get stuck at any of these… Keep reading

Digital Scholarship and Communications Fall 2020 Workshops and Lessons

The DiSC: Digital Scholarship and Communications office is thrilled to share a robust suite of remote workshops and lessons this semester, the first of which begin next week. Highlights are listed below, and additional information on our offerings is available on our website.   On Demand Trainings and Virtual Office Hours Our “on demand” workshop… Keep reading

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Pick-up Service Now Available From All Libraries

Pick-up service for physical circulating resources is now available from all Vanderbilt Libraries and offsite storage locations. Requests are fulfilled with electronic versions of resources whenever possible. Pick-up is by appointment outside the 21st Avenue entrance to the Divinity Library, outside the Blair School of Music, and at the front desk of the Eskind Biomedical Library…. Keep reading

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COVID-19 Archive: Be a Part of Vanderbilt History

Vanderbilt Special Collections and University Archives is documenting and archiving the responses of Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center students, staff, faculty, and administration to the COVID-19 pandemic to preserve this window of time for future historians, researchers and others. Zach Johnson, curator of Special Collections, explains the importance of this new initiative in… Keep reading

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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

Vanderbilt Libraries Expand Material Pick-Up Service

Pick-up service for circulating resources that are not available electronically has been expanded during the week of June 15. Online requests are fulfilled with electronic versions of resources whenever possible. We are happy to help you locate items. Please allow 3-5 business days for delivery of physical item requests.  This time frame allows us to… Keep reading

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