Congratulations to the 2022 Graduating Student Employees!

Central Library Circulation & Government Documents congratulates our Class of ‘22 student employees on their many accomplishments and upcoming graduation. Throughout their time working at the library, these students have provided high quality circulation services and made important contributions to organizing and expanding access to the library’s government documents materials. We thank you for your… Keep reading

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Stringfellow appointed to FDLP Task Force

Vanderbilt University’s Federal Depository Coordinator, Will Stringfellow, has been appointed to a federal task force studying the feasibility of an all-digital Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP). Going “all-digital” would have significant implications for how government information is gathered and disseminated by libraries across the country. Central Library is one of over 1,250 participating libraries in… Keep reading

Government Documents to Move May 2022

Vanderbilt Libraries Government Documents are being consolidated and will relocate in May 2022, per Federal Depository Coordinator Will Stringfellow. The U.S. Congress designated Vanderbilt’s Central Library as a Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) location in 1884.  It comprises 700,000 paper, microfiche and CD-ROM holdings and is the oldest FDLP location in Tennessee. The Alyne Queener… Keep reading

Come Celebrate Constitution Day with the Vanderbilt Libraries

This Friday, September 17 is Constitution Day. It honors the historic day in 1787 when 39 delegates to the Constitutional Convention signed the United States Constitution. The Government Documents unit of the Vanderbilt Libraries invites the Vanderbilt community to the Central Library between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. on Friday, September 17. We will be… Keep reading

Law Librarian’s Research Guide Instrumental in Passing COVID-19 Anti-racism Legislation

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought forth increasing xenophobic acts of hatred and aggression against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. Since January 2020, there have been over 1,800 reports of anti-Asian discrimination incidents related to COVID-19.* In an effort to combat these incidents, Vanderbilt University Law School Immigration Research Clinic students worked pro bono to assist… Keep reading

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