On Nov. 4, the Vanderbilt University Medical Center Office for Diversity Affairs presented the third annual “Hidden VUMC Figures” event — a tribute to employees who have made significant long-term contributions to the Medical Center, often behind the scenes. “At VUMC the collective ‘we’ have a rich history of hidden figures. That rich history predictably… Keep reading
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
The Summer/Fall 2019 Quarterly Report is out! See what’s been going on in the Libraries.
Ada Lovelace Day celebrates the contributions of self-identifying women to science, technology, engineering, and math. So to celebrate their achievements, Vanderbilt Libraries and the Wond’ry are gathering at the Wond’ry on Tuesday October 9th to share their work on Wikipedia’s pages. While Wikipedia is the fifth most popular website in the world, notching up more… Keep reading
Every October, the academic and research community worldwide celebrates Open Access Week to highlight the efforts and achievements of the Open Access Movement. In past years, Vanderbilt’s Libraries have used Open Access Week to explore such topics as open access publishing, authors’ rights, gender issues, and green and gold open access. Vanderbilt’s OA Week 2019 theme for… Keep reading
An exhibit marking fifty years of African American and Diaspora Studies at Vanderbilt University will be on display in Vanderbilt University’s Special Collections through November 2019. The exhibit highlights materials held in Vanderbilt University Special Collections, University Archives, as well as items loaned from the Department of African American and Diaspora Studies. The Department of… Keep reading
Join the Special Collections Library for fascinating talks this semester led by librarians, archivists, and curators. Topics this fall will range from cookbook collections to the 1969 Moon Walk. The talks take place monthly in the Special Collections Reading Room on the second floor of the Central & Divinity Libraries building on the first Thursday… Keep reading
On behalf of the Alyne Queener Massey Law Library, welcome to Vanderbilt Law School! TOURS: We will be offering 30-minute tours during Orientation Week. If you are interested in a tour, meet at the Law Library Service Desk at the following times: Tuesday at 2:15 pm and 3:15 pm Wednesday at 2:15 pm Thursday at… Keep reading
The latest issue of the Libraries’ Quarterly Report, Spring/Summer 2019 is now available for reading.
The Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center and the Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries will host a discussion of the 2019 Commons Reading, The Lies That Bind: Rethinking Identity by Kwame Anthony Appiah, on Tuesday, July 23. All in the Vanderbilt community are invited to read the book and join in the discussion. The event is scheduled for noon… Keep reading