Pop Up Exhibit: Octavia Butler

Octavia Butler: Grand Dame of Science Fiction Central Library Lobby May-July 2022 Octavia Butler (1947-2006) was an American science fiction author.  In her early publishing career, she was one of the few Black women authors in a field dominated by white men.   Extremely shy as a child, she found a creative outlet exploring science fiction… Keep reading

Congratulations to the 2022 Graduating Student Employees!

Central Library Circulation & Government Documents congratulates our Class of ‘22 student employees on their many accomplishments and upcoming graduation. Throughout their time working at the library, these students have provided high quality circulation services and made important contributions to organizing and expanding access to the library’s government documents materials. We thank you for your… Keep reading

Central circulation students

Movie Night in Central Library: Eighth Grade

Vanderbilt Libraries invite you to Central Library Movie Night Wednesday, April 13, 2022 8:00 p.m. Featuring Eighth Grade, the 2018 Comedy/Drama directorial debut of comedian Bo Burnham. Synopsis from A24Films: Thirteen-year-old Kayla endures the tidal wave of contemporary suburban adolescence as she makes her way through the last week of middle school—the end of her… Keep reading

Visitors Welcome – Updated Library Policies

Beginning Monday, March 14, the Jean & Alexander Heard Libraries will reopen their doors to visitors. Campus visitors who are accompanied by a community member, such as an admissions officer or faculty researcher, are also welcome. Alumni and emeriti are once again able to visit the libraries during open hours with their Commodore Cards. The… Keep reading

New Searchable Lists of Media Materials with Public Performance Rights

The libraries continue to have access to a wide range of motion pictures and streaming videos with public performance rights available for viewing by Vanderbilt-affiliated individuals or groups in a non-classroom setting or event. In response to user feedback, these items are now organized into two searchable lists: DVDs and VHS, and Kanopy films. Explicit… Keep reading

Class of 2024! Library Open House Feb. 24

Around the Stacks: Library Open House for the Class of 2024 Hello, Class of 2024! Join us in the Central Library Community Room on Thursday, February 24, 4:00 to 5:30 p.m, for “Around the Stacks!” welcome back reception just for you. Drop by for snacks, giveaways, and interactive info-tables from the four undergraduate libraries, plus… Keep reading

Black History Resources at Vanderbilt University Libraries

The Vanderbilt Libraries are pleased to shine a spotlight on our Black History resources this month, when the culture and contributions of African Americans take center stage. Streaming Documentaries and Cinema Our History Makers Oral History Collection is a video collection including prominent African American leaders with connections to Vanderbilt University including interviews with former… Keep reading

Pick-up Service Available until Jan. 21

Vanderbilt Libraries is pleased to announce that pick-up service of physical resources is available through Friday, Jan. 21, 2022 from most Vanderbilt Libraries and offsite storage locations. Note: If you are faculty or a member of the Law, Medical, or Nursing programs please be aware that the Law and Eskind Biomedical Libraries are operating separately… Keep reading

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