In appreciation of Divinity Library Director Bill Hook, and his 40 years of service to the Vanderbilt Libraries, we have installed these Distinguished Hook Hooks in his honor in the Judaica room. Thank you, Bill, for all you’ve done and continue to do for our students and our community.
Moderated by Atla’s Scholarly Communication and Digital Projects Manager Christine Fruin, a panel presentation on the recent Books@Atla Open Press publication Information Literacy and Theological Librarianship: Theory and Praxis will feature the book’s editor, our very own Bobby Smiley. The panel will be at ALA Midwinter in Philadelphia, on Saturday, January 25 at 4:00 pm in… Keep reading
Alumni of the Vanderbilt Divinity School and Graduate Department of Religion have access to several ATLA products (including ATLA Religion Database with ATLA Serials Plus). At present, this access requires the use of a username and password that we provide to you. This will be changing on December 20, 2019: on that date, we will… Keep reading
The violent fall of the Socialist Republic of Romania captured the world’s attention in December, 1989. As anti-Communist demonstrators ransacked party headquarters, propaganda and paraphernalia of the Ceaușescu regime were literally tossed out into trash heaps in protest. In the spirit of “contemporary archeology”, historian Paul Michelson—with family and friends—scavenged these memorabilia as evidence of… Keep reading
Listen to an interview with Divinity School Professor Joerg Rieger about his book Jesus vs. Caesar: For People Tired of Serving the Wrong God. This conversation is the latest in the Authorial Intentions series — interviews that Chris Benda, Librarian for Religious Studies and Theology, has been conducting with Vanderbilt faculty about their publications. More… Keep reading
The Divinity Library is teaming up with Al’s Pub to bring Trivia Night into the library! Come join us for drinks and snacks and some competitive rounds of team trivia! Thursday November 7 3:30-5:30pm Divinity Library Reference Room
Our own interim Director, Bobby Smiley, has edited a book for Atla Open Press that is now available Open Access, as well as Print on Demand. Librarian Keegan Osinski has a chapter in it as well. Information Literacy and Theological Librarianship: Theory & Praxis gathers together reflective practices and theoretical explorations from librarians across a range… Keep reading
You’ve just spent the last several hours arranging your disparate ideas into a coherent research paper — and now you have to spend several more hours typing up your citations and bibliography. Does this sound depressingly familiar? Bibliographic management software can make things easier, and staff at the Vanderbilt libraries are available to provide one-on-one… Keep reading
The Divinity librarians and writing tutor are teaming up to bring you a workshop series to acquaint you with some of the vital skills for your grad school success. Focusing on things students “wish they would have known sooner,” these workshops are open to everyone, but may be especially helpful to first year students. All… Keep reading
Check out our orientation guide for basic helpful information about using the library. CLICK HERE to visit the guide.