Mobile self-checkout: easy and fast!

The Central, Divinity, Biomedical, and Peabody libraries have launched a new method for letting their users check out library materials on their mobile devices, such as phones or tablets. Self-checkout is also available for those patrons who do not want to use their own devices by providing a self-checkout kiosk to use instead. Self-checkout is… Keep reading

Zotero Workshop at Central Library, September 17

If you are working on a paper, including an honors thesis, master’s thesis, or dissertation, consider signing up for a Zotero workshop! Zotero is one type of citation management software (or bibliographic management software). It allows you to create your own personal library of references to books, articles and documents. References can include citation information… Keep reading

Constitution Day Celebration at Central Library on September 17

Please join us at Central Library on Tuesday, September 17 at 1:00 pm for an afternoon of activities to commemorate Constitution Day. Constitution Day and Citizenship Day is observed each year on September 17 to commemorate the signing of the United States Constitution on September 17, 1787, and to “recognize all who, by coming of… Keep reading

Fall Research Hacks Workshops at Central Library

Would you like to sharpen your research skills? Is there a particular citation or other research tool that you’ve always wanted to learn more about? If so, plan to attend one (or more) of central library’s Research Hacks Workshops this fall! Subject librarians are offering free-of-charge hour-long workshops on a range of research hacks to… Keep reading

Curator’s Talk 9/5: Food for Wealth and Health: Five Centuries of Cookbooks and Recipes

Join the Special Collections Library for fascinating talks this semester led by librarians, archivists, and curators. Topics this fall will range from cookbook collections to the 1969 Moon Walk. The talks take place monthly in the Special Collections Reading Room on the second floor of the Central & Divinity Libraries building on the first Thursday… Keep reading

Nikki Giovanni Pop Up Exhibit

Nikki Giovanni: Black Feeling, Black Talk Central Library Lobby August 2019 Nikki Giovanni (b. 1943) is one of America’s most respected African American poets.  A poet, essayist, activist and educator, she graduated with honors from Fisk University with a B.A. in history in 1967.  She was the first recipient of the Rosa L. Parks Woman… Keep reading

VU community discussion of 2019 Commons Reading set for July 23

The Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center and the Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries will host a discussion of the 2019 Commons Reading, The Lies That Bind: Rethinking Identity by Kwame Anthony Appiah, on Tuesday, July 23. All in the Vanderbilt community are invited to read the book and join in the discussion. The event is scheduled for noon… Keep reading

Update to Room Scheduling System

An update to the Vanderbilt EMS room scheduling system (Virtual EMS) over Spring Break presents a new interface to users who reserve library spaces for meetings and study. One will still login to the system with their VUnetID and password, and all of the previous functionality is still there, but the interface has changed, so… Keep reading