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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No Quarantine on Information at Heard Libraries

Vanderbilt’s libraries never ramped down during the stay-at-home order. Indeed, they have been busier than ever, remotely providing resources and services.  Over the last few months, Vanderbilt has purchased hundreds of e-books and made connections to tens of thousands of new resources in every field. On May 26, a small group of library staff will… Keep reading

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Documenting the pandemic: Heard Libraries launch COVID-19 Archive

If you’re a Vanderbilt student, 2020 graduate or faculty or staff member, the Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries invite you to document your experience of the COVID-19 pandemic for historians and future generations. Keep reading…

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Research Hacks Workshop “Google Scholar” to be offered online via Zoom

While you may be familiar with Google Scholar as a way to find scholarly literature, you may not know all the tools that can help you link to VU resources, find other possible sources on a topic or research question, and be more precise in your searching. Learn about these features by attending the Google… Keep reading

Portal to Possibilities: Introduction to the Libraries’ Website

Vanderbilt students, faculty, and staff have access to numerous library services and resources online via the Vanderbilt Libraries website. Join us via Zoom during this one hour online workshop on April 8 at 3 p.m. CST to find out how you can: chat with a librarian for real time assistance schedule a research consultation with… Keep reading

HathiTrust Creates Emergency Temporary Access Service (ETAS)

HathiTrust has created the Emergency Temporary Access Service (ETAS), which will allow Vanderbilt students, faculty, and staff online reading access to materials that Vanderbilt Libraries own in print during this period of remote teaching, learning, and research. Access is available until further notice.  Users need to login and choose Vanderbilt University as their institution to… Keep reading

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Our librarians don’t just go the extra mile–they go around the world

For Vanderbilt librarians, the “personal” approach is nothing new. The Libraries have subject librarians for every major on campus, and these librarians are known for developing relationships with students – helping them with their courses and academic research, but also with navigating university life. Yuh-Fen Benda, Asian Studies librarian, works closely with several courses, and… Keep reading

Research Hacks Workshop “Google Scholar” to be offered online via Zoom

While you may be familiar with Google Scholar as a way to find scholarly literature, you may not know all the tools that can help you link to VU resources, find other possible sources on a topic or research question, and be more precise in your searching. Learn about these features by attending the Google… Keep reading

New Guide to Digital Resources for K-12 Learning at Home

The Vanderbilt Libraries continues to respond to the ongoing challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. With the closure of many schools, many families are making plans for “learning from home” with their children. The Libraries is pleased to announce that a new resource for at home learning, “Digital Resources for K-12 Learning at Home,” is… Keep reading

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