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

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

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