Vanderbilt Software Carpentry set for March 5–6

The Vanderbilt Software Carpentry two-day boot camp is scheduled for March 5–6. The boot camp will feature: Intro to Unix Intro to Git and Version Control Intro to Python Register here. The event is sponsored by the Office of the Vice Provost for Research, Research IT Service, Vanderbilt Libraries, and the Vanderbilt Data Science Institute…. Keep reading

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Middle Tennessee Geospatial Summit

Symposium Program The Vanderbilt Initiative for Interdisciplinary Geospatial Research (VIIGR) and the Jean and Alexander Heard Library’s Digital Scholarship and Communications (DiSC) are proud to co-sponsor the Middle TN Geospatial Summit, celebrating geospatial research in middle Tennessee and beyond. The two-day summit will feature lightening talks from local graduate students, a panel and presentations from… Keep reading

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What’s Happening in the Libraries: February 2020

Gorey and Grandville: Curators’ Talks Explore Two New Exhibits Featuring Famous Illustrators Gorey and Grandville: Curators’ talks explore  two new exhibits featuring famous illustrators Two exhibits featuring the work of an American and French illustrator open in the Central Library on February 3. G is for Gorey: The Remarkable Worlds of Edward Gorey and Fables… Keep reading

Curator’s Talks: Spring 2020

Join the Special Collections Library for fascinating talks this semester led by librarians, archivists, and curators. Topics this fall will range from Cuban publishers to the history of paper making. The talks take place monthly in the Special Collections Reading Room on the second floor of the Central & Divinity Libraries building on the first… Keep reading

Python, R Studio, and ArcGIS lessons starting soon

During Spring 2020, the library’s Digital Scholarship and Communications (DiSC) office will be offering a series of workshops in Python, R and R Studio, and ArcGIS. Learn more about these and other offerings on our workshops page. Python Do you have a project where a Python script would help you get the job done? These… Keep reading

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What’s Happening in November at the Libraries

Tree Talk & Walk: Peabody Campus November 1, Noon-1:00 p.m. Join us for an engaging talk given by Steve Baskauf (Vanderbilt Libraries & Vanderbilt University Arboretum) to discuss the evolution of the magnificent trees on the esplanade, followed by a walk around the Peabody College grounds. Light refreshments are provided. Meet in the Peabody Library,… Keep reading

Paste Paper & Bookmaking Workshops

Do you remember how finger painting was so much fun? If you like making art that’s expressive and want some messy zen in your day, come to the paste paper workshop November 14th. You’ll work with mixed acrylics and paste using a decorating technique that’s hundreds of years old. You will make several examples of… Keep reading

Tipper Gore to speak for Peabody Library’s 100th Anniversary

Please join the Jean & Alexander Heard Libraries in celebrating the Peabody Library 100th Anniversary with remarks by Tipper Gore, Peabody College alumna, activist, author, photographer, and former second lady of the United States. Remarks will begin around 4:15pm and the event will conclude with a reception in Peabody Library’s Grand Reading Room. Location: Peabody… Keep reading

Mapping Tennessee from the Civil War to the Present

GIS Day 2019 – Mapping Tennessee from the Civil War to the Present Wednesday, November 13 Morning Session: Heard Central Library Room 612A (Poetry Room) Afternoon Session: Center for Digital Humanities, Buttrick Hall, 344 The theme of Vanderbilt University’s annual GIS Day is “Mapping Tennessee from the Civil War to the Present”.  The day will… Keep reading

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