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

New Guide to Digital Resources for K-12 Learning at Home

The Vanderbilt Libraries continues to respond to the ongoing challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. With the closure of many schools, many families are making plans for “learning from home” with their children. The Libraries is pleased to announce that a new resource for at home learning, “Digital Resources for K-12 Learning at Home,” is… Keep reading

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Due Dates Are Changing

In order to accommodate those who are going home early but need to hold on to library books in order to finish a project, the due date for all regular circulating materials has been extended to May 8, 2020, graduation day.  The Items may be returned to the library via mail. You may also return… Keep reading

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AV Equipment for Online Learning

  Through its Gear2Go service, the Libraries also lends out a variety of audio-visual technology that can be used to support online learning. This includes: DSLR cameras, GoPro cameras, 360 cameras, digital recording devices, and different types of microphones.  Much of this technology is available in portable kits with all the necessary attachments packed inside and ready for check out.  For… Keep reading

Reminder – Curator’s Talk 2/13: G is for Gorey: The Remarkable Worlds of Edward Gorey

The Edward Gorey curator’s talk has been rescheduled for Thursday, February 13th, at 4:00 pm in Special Collections. G is for Gorey: The Remarkable Worlds of Edward Gorey Edward Gorey (1925-2000) was an American writer and artist, noted for his pen-and ink book illustrations.  Although he was a noted illustrator of literary book covers, he… Keep reading

Database Spotlight: O’Reilly for Higher Education

The Vanderbilt Libraries now provide access to O’Reilly for Higher Education, a multimedia collection of instruction and reference materials focused on computer programming, technology, and business transformation. The platform includes over 38,000 books, over 30,000 videos, and a large collection of case studies, audiobooks, and structured learning paths, as well as other exclusive content from O’Reilly’s global conferences.   O’Reilly Media, best known for their technology books with covers featuring distinctive woodcuts of animals, has… Keep reading

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

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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