Applications Accepted Now for 2018 Spring Library Fellowships

Are you an undergraduate looking for a way to learn new skills and earn money this spring?  You might consider applying for a Buchanan Library Fellowship. Fellows are paid a stipend for completion of an immersive project. We have two seminar-style fellowship programs scheduled for the spring semester. The Power of Propaganda, Persuasion, and Information… Keep Reading

Women in Science – Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon 

Tuesday November 14, 2017 The Wond’ry @ Vanderbilt University 2414 Highland Ave #102, Nashville, TN 37213 10:00am to 3:00pm   Speaker: Dr. Alice White, Wellcome Library, London Schedule 10:30                     Dr. Alice White, “Women and Wikipedia in the Wellcome Collections” 11:15                     How to Edit : Helpful Tips and Tricks 11:30                     Brainstorming 12:00                     Lunch and Editing Co-Sponsored… Keep Reading

TV News Archive Podcast

The Vanderbilt Television News Archive now has a monthly podcast called News Knowledge, which you can subscribe to through iTunes, or listen to by going to our News Knowledge website. In this podcast we explore the many ways that the Vanderbilt Television News Archive’s collection of national news broadcasts can be utilized to understand the… Keep Reading

New Accessibility Options for Persons with Print Disabilities

The Libraries are working on a number of projects that address accessibility issues for persons with print disabilities or whose disabilities do not allow them to use printed books. Individuals on campus – students, faculty or staff – with a print disability can now request electronic copies of more than 14 million titles held in… Keep Reading

Library Fellows Explore the Once and Future Book

This fall, six library fellows worked with Osher Lifelong Learning (OLLI) students and librarians to curate an exhibition on the history of the book.  Students participated in  ten weekly seminar classes taught by library staff where they came into contact with some of the oldest books in the libraries’ collections. Classes covered early means of… Keep Reading

Vanderbilt Libraries: On Campus and Around Town!

The Southern Festival of Books kicked off a banner week for Vanderbilt Libraries. It was the first time the Library had a presence at the Festival held on the War Memorial Plaza which was decorated for the fall with mums and pumpkins. We shared a booth with the Nashville Review, a publication produced by Vanderbilt… Keep Reading

Committee on the Rank and Promotion System

The Provost and Council of Deans have approved, in abstract, a five-rank system of rank and promotion for Vanderbilt’s professional librarians to be implemented in the 2018-19 academic year (FY19). To plan accordingly for the introduction and implementation of such a Rank and Promotion system, I am appointing the Committee on the rank and promotion… Keep Reading

Cliff Anderson Speaks in Taipei

Clifford B. Anderson, Associate University Librarian for Research and Learning and Professor of Religious Studies in the College of Arts and Science, spoke at an international conference in Taipei, Taiwan (Republic of China) on September 23, 2017. The title of the conference was “500 Years of Reformation: Faith, Reform & the Challenges of Ideology.” Anderson’s… Keep Reading

Philip Walker Selected for NLM/AAHSL Leadership Fellowship

Philip Walker has been selected as a fellow in the 2017-2018 NLM/AAHSL Leadership Fellows Program, sponsored by the National Library of Medicine and the Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries.  The Program prepares emerging leaders for director positions in academic health sciences libraries through a year-long mentoring relationship with a director of another library and… Keep Reading