Government Documents Tour, Central Library, February 21

Have you ever wondered why the library has a separate government documents department? Or why government documents might be useful to you in your research? Join us on February 21, 12:10pm, at the Government Information Desk on the fourth floor at Central Library, for a tour of the government documents depository and a brief primer… Keep reading

Zotero Workshop at Central Library, February 19

Want a better way to manage your citations for papers — besides typing them all in yourself?  Consider signing up for the “Introduction to Zotero” workshop at the Central Library on Wednesday, February 19, 12:10 p.m. , Room 612A.  Zotero allows you to create your own personal library of references to books, articles and documents…. Keep reading

Mendeley Workshop at Central Library, January 28

Want a better way to manage your citations for papers — besides typing them all in yourself? Consider signing up for the “Introduction to Mendeley” workshop at the Central Library on Tuesday, January 28, 6-7 p.m. , Room 612A. Mendeley allows you to create your own personal library of references to books, articles and documents…. Keep reading

Spring Research Hacks Workshops at Central Library

Would you like to sharpen your research skills? Is there a particular citation manager 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 spring! Subject librarians are offering free-of-charge hour-long workshops on a range of research hacks… 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

What’s Happening in December at the Libraries

Research, Writing & Relaxation December 2, 7:00-10:00 p.m. Conquer finals successfully with research, writing, and relaxation in the Central Library! Come get up-to-speed on your final research and writing projects. Maximize your productivity by tapping into the subject librarians from the Vanderbilt Libraries and Writing Studio consultants on hand to support you. Coffee, snacks and… Keep reading

Panel takes on controversial Nobel Prize in Literature decision

Presenters and Panelists Kasia Gonnerman (Central Library), Bradley Gorski (Russian Studies), Lutz Koepnick (German Studies), Vladislav Lilic (History), Meike Werner (German Studies) Moderator: Wout Cornelissen (German Studies, Philosophy) On October 10, 2019, the Swedish Academy announced two winners of the Nobel Prize in Literature. Polish writer, activist, and public intellectual Olga Tokarczuk was awarded last year’s postponed award, and Austrian novelist, playwright,… Keep reading

Exhibit Opening: All Hallows: Witches, Magic, and Things That Go Bump

Halloween is a holiday traditionally celebrated each year on October 31.  The tradition dates to the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain.   The Celtic new year began on November 1st, and October 31st was viewed as the dividing line between the end of the harvest season and the onset of winter.  On the evening before the… Keep reading

Citations Made Easier

You’ve just spent the last several hours arranging your disparate ideas into a coherent research paper — and now you have to spend several more hours typing up your citations and bibliography. Does this sound depressingly familiar? Bibliographic management software can make things easier, and staff at the Vanderbilt libraries are available to provide one-on-one… Keep reading

What’s Happening in the Libraries October 2019

The Doctor Is In: Home Remedies and Recipes through History October 2, 4:30 p.m. Meet Anne Byrn, NY Times bestselling author of 12 books on cooking and baking. Anne’s talk will take place in the Central Library Community Room. A reception will follow featuring a cake recipe adapted from the 1880s and found in Anne’s… Keep reading

Library Events-October 2019