Winter Break

The university’s winter break for 2016 is Friday, December 23, through Friday, December 30, followed by the New Year’s Day holiday, celebrated Monday, January 2, 2017. The university will return to full operating status on Tuesday, January 3, 2017. While most areas of campus will be closed for the upcoming break, some campus libraries will… Keep Reading

Heard Library to test Oomf portable device chargers!

Eight campus libraries will begin a pilot project to make portable chargers for mobile devices available to the campus community.  Oomf provides on-the-go students with a powerful, portable charging service for any micro-USB or Apple Lightning® compatible device. Oomf smart chargers are available to rent and return at designated locations around campus, giving students the… Keep Reading

Professor Bonnie Miller-McLemore on the Craft of Academic Writing

Listen to Bonnie Miller-McLemore talk about her recent article “Getting it Write: On the Craft of Academic Writing.” The interview is part of Open Exchanges, an interview series that focuses on publications available in open-access format. Various versions of Bonnie’s article can be found on her faculty Web page. Find the interview (and others!) here.

Meet New Librarian, Bobby Smiley

We hope you have a chance to meet Bobby Smiley, the new Liaison Librarian for Theology and Religion. Bobby provides professional research instruction and information consultation services for faculty and students in the Divinity School, Graduate Department of Religion and the Religious Studies Department of the College of Arts & Science. Bobby has a B.A. in Political Science… Keep Reading

Divinity Library Open House

As part of New Student Orientation, the Divinity Library is inviting the Divinity School community to an Open House. Wednesday August 17 2-4pm Divinity Library (Central Library building, 2nd floor) Join us for Las Paletas popsicles, library tours, and meeting your friendly Divinity Librarians

Simplify copyright clearance for teaching materials

A new tool, called SIPX, will help streamline the copyright clearance process. Integrated with Blackboard, SIPIX draws in all types of content and data, including library-licensed content and open-access materials. The library will host SIPX training for faculty and staff from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. on July 26, 27 and 28 at the Central Library,… Keep Reading

Divinity Professor Bruce Morrill on Participation in Roman Catholic Mass

Listen to Bruce Morrill talk about his recent article “Good Table Manners? The Presence and Participation of Fellow Christians at Roman Catholic Mass.”  The interview is part of a new series, called Open Exchanges, that focuses on publications available in open-access format.  Various versions of Bruce’s article can be found on his faculty Web page.

New Subject Liaison for Theology and Religion

We are pleased to announce that Bobby Smiley has accepted the Subject Liaison for Theology and Religion position for the Divinity Library and will begin employment at Vanderbilt on May 20th. Bobby will provide professional research instruction and information consultation services for faculty and students in the Divinity School, Graduate Department of Religion and the Religious Studies Department of the College of… Keep Reading