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Come Write, Do Research, and Relax at Central Library: April 18

Conquer finals successfully with research, writing, and relaxation! 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. Don’t just bring your research questions, papers, and projects, though! Come ready to de-stress and… Keep Reading

Library Resource Spotlight: News, Policy & Politics Magazine Archive

ProQuest’s News, Policy & Politics Magazine Archive offers unprecedented digital access to the archival runs of 15 major 20th/21st-century consumer magazines covering such fields as the history of politics, current events, public policy, and international relations. Each title has a deep backfile — the earliest content dates from 1918 — and issues are scanned from… 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

Bard’s Birthday Bash, April 17

Vanderbilt Heard Libraries, the Nashville Shakespeare Festival, and the Nashville Public Library are throwing a spectacular birthday bash for the Bard!  Join us on the Library Lawn from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Rain location: Central Library, 4th floor. There will be fencing lessons, selfie stations with the Bard himself, jugglers, troubadours, and scribes on… Keep Reading

2nd Annual Edible Books Festival

Join us for the 2nd Annual Edible Books Festival where the worlds of food and books collide in creative and delicious ways. Let your imagination run free and create an edible work of art inspired by your favorite book or author. Have fun with puns, or create something in the shape of a book. The event will take place Monday April 1 in the… Keep Reading

RBDigital

Vanderbilt Libraries endeavors to offer the most up-to-date services to our patrons. As a result, our physical audiobook collection has been superseded by RBDigital, a streaming audiobook platform. You can stream the latest best-seller or a literary classic to your device without ever entering the library. First-time users will need to register for an account… Keep Reading

Art+Feminism topic of Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

In March, Vanderbilt Libraries will join individuals and organizations across the globe for a Wikipedia Edit-a-thon designed to improve content on feminism, gender and the arts on Wikipedia sites. Art+Feminism 2019 is in the fifth year of a six-year campaign that focuses on gender and non-binary artists and encourages new editors to participate, especially women… Keep Reading

Buchanan Fellows Presentations and Exhibit Opening Reception Tuesday December 4

Join the fun on Tuesday, December 4th as we celebrate the projects created by the Fall 2018 Buchanan Library Fellows.  Three Fellows worked with Special Collections and TV News Archive staff to produce documentaries about journalists whose papers are in Special Collections: Jack Corn, Jack Hurst, and Jim Squires.  The documentaries accompany an exhibition, The… Keep Reading

Japanese Bookbinding Event: “Can We Have It Every Week?”

On Friday, November 9, Central Library hosted a Japanese bookbinding workshop in the Community Room. The event attracted 62 participants – students, staff and members of the local community – along with many viewers.  The workshop began with a brief introduction to Japanese printing history from Bryan Lowe, Assistant Professor in the Department of Religious… Keep Reading

Japanese Book Binding Workshop Friday

A hands-on workshop for students, library staff and the community will be held at the Central Library Community Room on Friday, Nov. 9, at 10 am and 11 am. Each session will last an hour; they are identical in content. The workshop includes two parts: A brief introduction to Japanese printing history from Bryan Lowe,… Keep Reading