Unprecedented Connection: Art collaboration during COVID-19

Every artwork in the Unprecedented Connections exhibition from Vanderbilt Kefi Collective is a joint work of two artists who have never met- one partner started the piece and the other finished it. Each pair of artists was assigned a shared symbol- be it a star, a cloud, or a heart- that served as the sole… Keep reading

Two Artworks

COVID-19 Archive: Study Abroad Cut Short

As part of a short series, the Heard Libraries are highlighting unique experiences from Vanderbilt students, faculty and staff through the lens of donations to the Vanderbilt COVID-19 Archive. This archive will provide future historians and researchers detailed insight into the pandemic and how it affected members of the campus community. We’re featuring excerpts from… Keep reading

Access to Library Resources: Opportunities and Challenges in the Age of COVID-19

The libraries are committed to equitable access to research materials. The current pandemic has challenged all of us in various ways, but our commitment to access remains unshakable. Join Nancy Godleski, associate university librarian for Collections and Core Services, Robyn Weisman, Interlibrary Loan manager, and Andrew Wesolek, director of Digital Scholarship and Communications for a… Keep reading

Library materials quarantined for safety

Vanderbilt’s libraries are following university protocols, CDC guidelines, and recommendations from the international library community in the safe handling of library materials during the COVID-19 pandemic. All circulating materials and items in Special Collections are quarantined for at least 72 hours before they can be re-used. Your health and safety is the library’s highest priority when you check… Keep reading

COVID-19 Archive: Be a Part of Vanderbilt History

Vanderbilt Special Collections and University Archives is documenting and archiving the responses of Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center students, staff, faculty, and administration to the COVID-19 pandemic to preserve this window of time for future historians, researchers and others. Chris Ryland, curator of History of Medicine Collections and Archives, explains the importance of… Keep reading

Aerial view of Vanderbilt campus

Peabody Library Fall Update

The Peabody Library building will re-open on Monday, Aug. 24th. Fall semester hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Please remember your Vanderbilt ID card to access the building. The Peabody Library offers a variety of physically distanced spaces for studying and taking online classes. Please bring your headphones, and follow posted… Keep reading

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Art Faculty and Students Share Pandemic Experience

As part of a short series, the Heard Libraries are highlighting unique experiences from Vanderbilt students, faculty and staff through the lens of donations to the Vanderbilt COVID-19 Archive. This archive will provide future historians and researchers detailed insight into the pandemic and how it affected members of the campus community. We’re featuring excerpts from… Keep reading

Aerial view of Vanderbilt campus

Contactless checkout@VandyLibraries Expanding for Fall

The well-received contactless materials checkout system checkout@VandyLibraries introduced last year in the Biomedical, Central, Divinity and Peabody libraries is expanding this fall to the Management and Science libraries.  Take a minute now to download the checkout@VandyLibraries app, available for both iPhone and Android, so you are ready to safely check out materials using your mobile… Keep reading

Pick-up Service Now Available From All Libraries

Pick-up service for physical circulating resources is now available from all Vanderbilt Libraries and offsite storage locations. Requests are fulfilled with electronic versions of resources whenever possible. Pick-up is by appointment outside the 21st Avenue entrance to the Divinity Library, outside the Blair School of Music, and at the front desk of the Eskind Biomedical Library…. Keep reading

Library catalogue page detailing pick up request

COVID-19 Archive: Be a Part of Vanderbilt History

Vanderbilt Special Collections and University Archives is documenting and archiving the responses of Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center students, staff, faculty, and administration to the COVID-19 pandemic to preserve this window of time for future historians, researchers and others. Zach Johnson, curator of Special Collections, explains the importance of this new initiative in… Keep reading

Aerial view of Vanderbilt campus