Demystifying Library Resources & Expenditures: A Faculty Discussion Series 

The acquisition of library resources for scholarship and teaching known as “collection development,” is a complicated process that strikes a balance between access and ownership. Factors, such as price, budget, availability, and licensing, increasingly impact the libraries’ abilities to provide the most relevant and useful set of resources for our campus community. We seek creative… Keep reading

Join Us for GIS Day Programming next Wednesday, November 18

The program of events is open to everyone! Join via Zoom GIS Day is an annual event celebrating the technology of geographic information systems (GIS) that was initiated by spatial analytics world-leader Esri, and first took place in 1999. Schedule: 9:00 am – 10:00 am | Mapping the Pandemic:  Lessons from COVID-19 Data Wrangling in… Keep reading

Zoom Q&A with Michael Alec Rose and Ali Smith, moderated by Leonard Folgarait

The Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery presents: A Q&A with Ali Smith and Michael Alec Rose Moderated by Leonard Folgarait, Professor of History of Art This talk was open to the public and held via Zoom on Friday, October 30, 1:00pm CDT Join us for a conversation between composer Michael Alec Rose and painter Ali… Keep reading

A Q&A with Ali Smith and Michael Alec Rose Moderated by Leonard Folgarait, Professor of History of Art Friday, October 30, 1:00pm CDT via Zoom

LGBTQ+ Science Fiction & Fantasy Reading Group

Do you have an interest in science fiction and/or fantasy, yet not enough time for a book club? Are you looking for fictional characters who reflect lives your future (or past) selves may live? The Heard Libraries and the Office of LGBTQI Life are hosting a group for Vanderbilt community members (faculty, staff, students and… Keep reading

Virtual series on justice, healing with renowned artists and scholars begins Sept. 23

Engine for Art, Democracy and Justice was conceived by Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons, Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair and professor of art. Vanderbilt, in collaboration with Fisk University, Frist Art Museum and Millions of Conversations, will host a series of virtual conversations and artistic collaborations focused on healing at a time of significant social unrest. More information on… Keep reading

Candid Conversations: Responding to Civil Unrest

Join the staff of the Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries on the first Friday of the month at 1:00 p.m. for Candid Conversations, a 30-minute interview on current issues. On Oct. 2,  Assistant Chief of Police Rick Burr will discuss how the Vanderbilt University police department is training to respond to civil unrest. He will… Keep reading

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LGBTQ+ Science Fiction & Fantasy Reading Group

Do you have an interest in science fiction and/or fantasy, yet not enough time for a book club? Are you looking for fictional characters who reflect lives your future (or past) selves may live? The Heard Libraries and the Office of LGBTQI Life are hosting a Zoom meeting for Vanderbilt community members (faculty, staff, students and post docs) interested in reading short stories with a LGBTQ+… Keep reading

Peabody “We’ve Got Game(s)” Trivia Night – April 23, 4-5:30 p.m.

“We’ve Got Game(s)” Trivia Night April 23, 4-5:30 p.m. Put your “game” face on and come join the Office of Student Engagement and Well-Being and the Peabody Library staff for a celebratory end-of-the- semester afternoon of games, giggles, and good times. Hope you can make it! Join us HERE for the event If you want… Keep reading

Gale Digital Scholar Lab Applications in Teaching

April 21 @ 12 p.m. Link to Meeting: https://cengage.zoom.us/j/134679167?pwd=QWZvelNFRlFPaEhnNk5XeTZTZm8rZz09 In the past year, Gale, a company that partners with libraries around the world to empower the discovery of knowledge and insights, has launched a new text mining tool for digital humanities research and teaching—the Digital Scholar Lab. It gives users the ability to search across their… Keep reading

Dream For Light Years (Opening Reception Postponed)

Dream For Light Years: Ali Smith, painter, and Michael Alec Rose, composer Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery The opening reception for this exhibition has been postponed. The Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery presents Dream for Light Years, a collaboration between California-based painter Ali Smith and Blair School of Music professor of composition Michael Alec Rose. This… Keep reading

Portion of "Electric Blue", by Ali Smith