Pre-Exams Study Jam Dec. 9 in Central Library

We are here to help you through exams. Save the date: Thursday, December 9, 6–8 p.m. for the Pre-Exams Study Jam in Central Library, featuring research librarians, writing coaches, academic tutors, guided meditation, trivia, and more! More information at http://vanderbi.lt/studyjam2021. During exam week be sure to stop by any library service desk for a stress-busting… Keep reading

Happy Thanksgiving from the Vanderbilt Libraries

Vanderbilt Libraries are open over the break, except for Thanksgiving Day, November 25, and the day after, Friday, November 26th.  Always check the library hours page during academic breaks and holidays before heading to your preferred library. If you need to access to library resources while away from campus, no problem! To access most databases… Keep reading

Government Documents to Move May 2022

Vanderbilt Libraries Government Documents are being consolidated and will relocate in May 2022, per Federal Depository Coordinator Will Stringfellow. The U.S. Congress designated Vanderbilt’s Central Library as a Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) location in 1884.  It comprises 700,000 paper, microfiche and CD-ROM holdings and is the oldest FDLP location in Tennessee. The Alyne Queener… Keep reading

Buchanan Fellow explores disease and isolation in new pop-up exhibit at Central Library

A new student exhibit at Central Library explores the connection between disease and isolation while drawing parallels to the COVID-19 pandemic. Lia Okenkova, a junior cognitive studies and educational studies major from Naples, Florida, created “Depictions of Leprosy: Isolation for the Ages,” which features art and literature from the Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery and Central… Keep reading

Happy National Friends of the Libraries Week!

Happy National Friends of the Libraries Week! The Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries invite you to join us for two upcoming events: Friday, Oct. 22, Noon–1:00 p.m.    A curatorial talk highlighting the current exhibit Out of the Vault. Email Special Collections to register. Read more+ Friday, Nov. 5, Noon–1:00 p.m.     A showcase of new acquisitions… Keep reading

Scan & Deliver Service Continues!

At the start of the pandemic Vanderbilt Libraries launched a Scan & Deliver service to meet the needs of Vanderbilt students, faculty, and staff working remotely. It quickly became invaluable and now is a permanent service for Vanderbilt community members working on- and off-campus. How it works: If you need journal articles, book chapters, or… Keep reading

Fall Break hours and how to access library resources remotely

Vanderbilt Libraries will have shortened hours during Fall Break, Oct. 14-16.  Central Library will be closing at 6:00 p.m.  Always check the hours page during academic breaks and holidays. Regular hours resume on Sunday, Oct. 17. If you need to access Library resources while away from campus during fall break, no problem! To access most… Keep reading

Colombian Ambassador to the U.S. to speak on Colombian-U.S. Relations

The Ambassador to the United States from Colombia, Juan Carlos Pinzón, will be visiting Vanderbilt this Wednesday, October 6. While on campus he will speak on Colombian-U.S. relations, and at his request, visit Special Collections to see the library’s rare Colombian collections. The Vanderbilt Community is invited to the Central Library Community Room at 11:00… Keep reading

Workshops and Training – Let us customize a session for you!

Vanderbilt librarians teach customized workshops on a variety of research topics, from ethically responsible research to literature reviews to citation management to contextualizing data. Knowing how and why scholarship and digital media is produced, organized, and distributed is critically important for life-long learners, engaged citizens, and critical consumers of information. The topics below and others… Keep reading