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

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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The Fine Arts Gallery reopens its doors this fall with “Dream for Light Years”

The Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery is pleased to (finally!) present Dream for Light Years, a two-year collaboration between California-based painter Ali Smith and Blair School of Music professor of composition Michael Alec Rose. In 2008, Rose emailed Smith to ask if he could create a suite of music responding to her vibrant and multilayered paintings…. Keep reading

Scan & Deliver available to Students, Faculty & Staff

If you need journal articles, book chapters, or any other part of printed publications from the university libraries, and you prefer not to visit the libraries in person, simply request that the item be scanned and delivered to you. When searching for articles, you can request a copy using the findit@VU button that appears in… Keep reading

Contactless Library Checkout System Expanded

The contactless materials checkout system checkout@VandyLibraries introduced last year in the Biomedical, Central, Divinity and Peabody libraries has expanded this fall to the Management and Science libraries.  Take a minute now to watch this short video and then download the checkout@vandylibraries app for IOS or download the checkout@vandylibraries for Android and open the app and… Keep reading

Meet Honora Eskridge, director of the Stevenson library

Hi, I’m Honora Eskridge, director of the Stevenson science and engineering library (SEL).   Our team is here to help all science and engineering students learn to access the wealth of information available through the Vanderbilt libraries.  I am a mechanical engineer as well as a librarian, so I know first hand the challenges of being a… Keep reading

19th Amendment Ratified Exactly 100 Years Ago, giving Women the Right to Vote

On November 3 Americans will cast their ballots at polls all across the country. Thanks to the work of Alice Paul and women’s suffragists in each of our United States, women will vote alongside men.  Exactly 100 years ago today, on August 18, 1920, Tennessee became the 36th and final state needed to ratify the… Keep reading

Our librarians don’t just go the extra mile–they go around the world

For Vanderbilt librarians, the “personal” approach is nothing new. The Libraries have subject librarians for every major on campus, and these librarians are known for developing relationships with students – helping them with their courses and academic research, but also with navigating university life. Yuh-Fen Benda, Asian Studies librarian, works closely with several courses, and… Keep reading