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

Come Celebrate Constitution Day with the Vanderbilt Libraries

This Friday, September 17 is Constitution Day. It honors the historic day in 1787 when 39 delegates to the Constitutional Convention signed the United States Constitution. The Government Documents unit of the Vanderbilt Libraries invites the Vanderbilt community to the Central Library between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. on Friday, September 17. We will be… Keep reading

Tip for Success: Research Smarter!

The libraries provide many tools for tackling the research process. One tool is LibKey Nomad, a browser extension to more easily access library resources and get you content fast. This tool provides single-click access to library content from publisher websites, PubMed, Wikipedia and more.  Another tool you should keep handy is Zotero. This open source… Keep reading