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Open Refine for Data Cleanup

Do you have a data set that needs to be tidied? Or, would you simply like to learn more about this powerful, free-to-use tool for your future data cleaning needs? tomorrow in Central 418a 11:10-12:00, join Elisabeth Shook, Librarian for Copyright and Scholarly Communications for this hands-on workshop where you will learn how to transform… Keep Reading

This Week’s Curator’s Talk: The Tarot: History and Symbolism

Join us in the Special Collections Library from 11:15am-12:00pm every Wednesday morning during this semester for fascinating talks led by library librarians, archivists, and curators. To see the full series, click here. This week’s talk: Tarot: History and Symbolism Description: The history of tarot is shrouded in mystery. It originates from the tradition of playing… Keep Reading

This Week’s Curator’s Talk: History under Glass: Vanderbilt University History in the E.E. Barthell Collection

Join us in the Special Collections Library from 11:15am-12:00pm every Wednesday morning during this semester for fascinating talks led by library librarians, archivists, and curators. To see the full series, click here. This week’s talk: History under Glass: Vanderbilt University History in the E.E. Barthell Collection Description: At the 1924 Vanderbilt University Commencement, alumnus and… Keep Reading

New exhibit opens exploring history of women at Vanderbilt

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 Second Floor Gallery 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm The Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries will open a new exhibit, “From Listeners to Leaders: A History of Women at Vanderbilt,” on Tuesday, Aug. 28, in the second-floor gallery of Central Library. The opening reception, scheduled for 12:15 p.m. on Aug. 28, will… Keep Reading

New Library Catalog – Campus Training

If you missed the training and would be interested in setting up a one on one training please contact Rachel Lane Walden rachel.l.walden@vanderbilt.edu September 5th 3:10-4pm Room 111 Eskind Biomedical Library Have you HEARD? There’s a new search system for the Vandy Libraries. Join us as we show you how to use the new library catalog,… Keep Reading

From Listeners to Leaders: A History of Women at Vanderbilt

Buchanan Fellows Exhibition Reception   August 28, 12:15-1:15 Central Library Second Floor Gallery This summer, four undergraduates have been working with Dr. Rory Dicker and staff from the Women’s Center and the libraries to explore the history of women at Vanderbilt. The exhibition is part of campus celebrations around the 40th anniversary of the Margaret… Keep Reading

Joyce Tenneson – Botanical Beauty

(July 26 – August 18, 2018) Joyce Tenneson—Botanical Beauty presents work drawn from two portfolios by the artist, both of which feature atmospheric, poetic photographs of flowers in high contrast with a black background. The first series, Flower Portraits, presents sepia-toned images of flowers in decay. Tenneson has adeptly captured movement, wonder, and vibrancy in… Keep Reading

Provost’s Open Dores on Location at Central Library

The final Open Dores on Location for 2017-2018 will be in the Community Room Monday May 14 from 4:00pm to 5:00pm.  Join Provost Susan Wente for an informal discussion. Faculty and staff are invited to attend informal discussion sessions to be held one or two times per month at various locations across campus. The sessions… Keep Reading