Closing Soon: Fine Press Books Exhibition

Don’t miss seeing From Golden Type to Double Gilt: Fine Press Books at Vanderbilt Libraries, which runs through August 28, 2022, in Vanderbilt’s Special Collections and University Archives Library on the second floor of Central. The libraries’ collection of fine binding was formed from a gift in memory of Nettie Hale Rand by her husband,… Keep reading

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2012-2022: A Decade of Library Fellows

2012-2022: A Decade of Library Fellows Online Exhibition In spring 2012 Dean Connie Dowell established the first library fellowship, with a little bit of extra funding and a lot of hope.  Since then, over 230 students have completed library fellowships, now known as the Buchanan Library Fellowship Program, named in honor of benefactors Richard and… Keep reading

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A New and Improved Library Search

The Libraries’ search tool has undergone a refresh to make it easier to find the most relevant results. On the Advanced Search page, you will now find the following search options: Everything Use Everything to find both print and electronic items, including journal and newspaper articles, books, e-books, book chapters, streaming videos, government documents and… Keep reading

Automated Speech Recognition Aids in Transcription and Captioning for 62,000 Hours of Archived Television News

Jim Duran, director of the Vanderbilt Television News Archive (VTNA) is pleased to announce the recent completion of transcription and captioning for 62,000 hours of recorded television news that began in 1968, and continues today. Captioning improves the archive’s accessibility by supporting users with hearing impairments and opens the archive up to new methods of… Keep reading

Covidence: Systematic Review Management Tool

Sponsor: Digital Commons Presenters: Kayce Gill, MSIS, Health Sciences Collections Librarian, Eskind Biomedical Library and Rachel Lane Walden, MLIS, Reference and Instruction Librarian, Eskind Biomedical Library Facilitator: Cazembe Kennedy, Assistant Director, Digital Commons Date and Time: Tuesday, August 2, 10:00am to 11:00am Location: Zoom Covidence is a web-based tool that can be used to conduct your reviews… Keep reading

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Fall Buchanan Library Fellowships Open for Application

The Buchanan Library Fellows Program The Buchanan Library Fellowship program supports hands-on student learning opportunities that build desirable skills and deepen students’ understanding of resources and services in Vanderbilt Libraries. With a focus on undergraduate instruction, the program connects faculty and professional librarians with students to work on experiential library projects and present their work… Keep reading

Walker Recognized for Service to Nursing Faculty and Students

Eskind Biomedical Library Director Philip Walker was recognized at the May 2022 Vanderbilt School of Nursing awards ceremony for outstanding service to faculty and students. Dean of the School of Nursing, Pamela R. Jeffries presented the award. “Philip joined VU’s Annette and Irwin Eskind Biomedical Library in 2013 and was named director in 2018. He… Keep reading