Library Materials Return Information

The Vanderbilt Libraries wish you success on your exams and a restful winter break. Here are a few things to know about Library items you have on loan: Item Due Dates: If you have an item due before the start of spring semester, we will automatically extend the due date. The new due date for… Keep reading

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Libraries Extend Live Chat for Reading Days & Exams

The Libraries are here to support students with research papers, data access, and information problem solving through the exam period and after! Subject librarian specialists continue to offer 1:1 consultations, and our continuously expanding electronic resources are available 24/7. Live Chat Hours are extended November 23 -December 13 (Chat will be taking a break on… Keep reading

Candid Conversations with Rosevelt Noble – November 6

Join Heard Library staff at 1 PM on the first Friday of the month for a series of brief, 30-minute Zoom interviews on current issues. November 6 will feature Rosevelt Noble, the director of the Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center, discussing his research project, “Lost in the Ivy,” about the history of Black students,… Keep reading

The Fight for Freedom: Ministers as Activists

We bring back to your attention this 2014 library exhibition, The Fight for Freedom, containing compelling letters, rare broadsides, and audio and video recordings which serve as witnesses to powerful moments in America’s history. Among the themes in this exhibition, Ministers as Activists includes just a few of the rare items from the the Kelly… Keep reading

Rev. Kelly Miller Smth shakes hands with President Jimmy Carter

Central Library and Divinity Library extend building hours to 10:00pm beginning Monday

FROM MONDAY, OCTOBER 12 TO NOVEMBER 20, building hours will be extended to provide study space for students.  Library Resources are available 24/7, and Research Help from a Librarian is always available through Live Chat on the Library webpage or by contacting your Subject Librarian. Building Hours, October 12 to November 20 M-Th: 7:30am to… Keep reading

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New feature broadens Libraries’ Scan and Deliver service

The libraries are pleased to introduce a new button to “request chapter/article scan” found in the bibliographic record for any user logged into their library account. (Please see screen shot below) When selected, the button sends you to the “Article/Book Chapter Request” form. Initially rolled out to faculty, it is now available to all members… 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

Reminder of Library Due Dates

At the end of last semester the library extended item due dates to September 4th. If you have graduated or are not on campus, you have some options to return these items: Book Drop: If you are in Nashville, you may return items to a campus book drop. Shipping Items: If you are not in… Keep reading

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Vanderbilt Libraries Expand Material Pick-Up Service

Pick-up service for circulating resources that are not available electronically has been expanded during the week of June 15. Online requests are fulfilled with electronic versions of resources whenever possible. We are happy to help you locate items. Please allow 3-5 business days for delivery of physical item requests.  This time frame allows us to… Keep reading

Table holding print item for pick up

The Divinity Library Against Racial Injustice

The Divinity Library is privileged to work with and learn from the faculty, students, and staff of the Divinity School who are actively engaged in dismantling unjust systems in our community and our world. Read the Vanderbilt Libraries’ statement on racial injustice in our society Read VDS Dean Emilie Townes’s message Check out Information and… Keep reading