Candid Conversations: Next Steps at Vanderbilt

Vanderbilt libraries is pleased to continue the popular Candid Conversations series that draws on faculty and staff expertise in areas of contemporary interest and engages them in meaningful dialogue. Join us February 5th at noon for a 30 minute Candid Conversation with Next Steps at Vanderbilt staff: Lindsay Krech is the Co-Director of Career Development…. Keep reading

February Calendar of Events

Python Series for Beginners – Wednesdays from 1-2pm, Feb 3 – March 10 These lessons allow participants to develop programming skills as part of a group of learners working through the curriculum together, or on their own and at their own pace. They are designed to get you started using Python in Jupyter notebooks and… Keep reading

Buchanan Fellow Stanley Zhao: A Deconstruction of Vanderbilt’s Reconstruction

When you stroll across campus do you wonder how Vanderbilt became a lush forest in the midst of a city? Bishop Holland N. McTyeire initiated a wide-scale project to plant 2,500 trees in the 1870s. As a Buchanan Library Fellow, Stanley Zhao learned this and so much more as he studied the evolution of campus… Keep reading

Stanley Zhao Head shot

Providing Scholarly Resources to the Vanderbilt Community 

Demystifying Library Resources & Expenditures: A Faculty Discussion Series The acquisition of library resources for scholarship and teaching known as “collection development,” is a complicated process that strikes a balance between access and ownership. Factors, such as price, budget, availability, and licensing, increasingly impact the libraries’ abilities to provide the most relevant and useful set… Keep reading

Pressed for Time: Five Centuries of Prints from the Jack May Collection January 19–March 26, 2021

Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery January 19–March 26, 2021  The Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery is pleased to present Pressed for Time: Five Centuries of Prints from the Jack May Collection. Curated by Vanderbilt students in conjunction with the Immersion Program and HART 2775 History of Prints students under the direction and leadership of Professor… Keep reading

The Artist’s Workshop in Medieval and Renaissance Europe: Curatorial and Collections Fellowship with the Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery

The Artist’s Workshop in Medieval and Renaissance Europe: Curatorial and Collections Fellowship with the Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery | Apply Here Two Buchanan Library Fellows will spend both spring and fall semesters of 2021 on this gallery exhibition project. Spring 2021 will focus on object research and writing for the winter 2021 exhibition “The… Keep reading

Understanding Library Subscriptions and their Impact on the Collections Budget 

Demystifying Library Resources & Expenditures: A Faculty Discussion Series The acquisition of library resources for scholarship and teaching known as “collection development,” is a complicated process that strikes a balance between access and ownership. Factors, such as price, budget, availability, and licensing, increasingly impact the libraries’ abilities to provide the most relevant and useful set… Keep reading