Vanderbilt Libraries: Your Go-To Resource During Exams As we’re reaching the end of the semester, please remember your Vanderbilt librarians are here for you! We’ve extended the hours for our Live Chat service. You can now connect with a library staff member from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. Monday through Friday, and Noon – 6… Keep reading
We miss being on campus for the libraries’ annual celebration of Shakespeare’s birthday. Join the at home festivities offered by the Folger Shakespeare Library, and celebrate the Bard at home today, on what would be his 457th birthday.
Peabody Iris Book Club | April 28, 2021, Noon—1 p.m. CT Celebrate and discuss the publication of I’ll Take You There: Exploring Nashville’s Social Justice Sites, co-edited by Amie Thurber and Learotha Williams, Jr. More information and to register.
Fall 2021 Buchanan Library Fellowship: Gateway to Traditional Chinese Monuments: Data Curation and Web Development for Cultural Heritage Preservation This program is open to both undergraduate and graduate students. Recipients of this Buchanan Library Fellowship will help faculty to develop data for Architectura Sinica, a Chinese architectural history dynamic site archive and architectural thesaurus. Fellows… Keep reading
The James Robertson Papers Register Here April 23, 2021, Noon-1pm Please join us for this panel discussion on newly-available collections from the libraries. Vanderbilt’s Special Collections is home to the James Robertson Papers, composed of original letters and documents belonging to the early settler. The papers date from between 1784-1814 and were given by Robertson’s… Keep reading
Fall Semester Buchanan Library Fellowship: Giving Voice to Afro-Hispanic Life and Culture through the Collections of Manuel and Delia Zapata Olivella Recipients of this Buchanan Library Fellowship will research and curate an online exhibit on a theme relating to Vanderbilt’s Afro-Hispanic Zapata Olivella collections. Manuel Zapata Olivella (1920-2004) was known throughout Latin America as the… Keep reading
Fall Semester Buchanan Library Fellowship: Understanding the Fine Arts Gallery Collection using Wikidata and AI This project will introduce the Fellows to Wikidata, the knowledge graph that anyone can edit. We will work to improve and add to the metadata in Wikidata about Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery works using spreadsheet-based software tools that make it… Keep reading
Summer Buchanan Library Fellowship: The Art of Healing The Art of Healing Exposition is a series of shows and events around the theme of the use of creative expression as part of the healing process. Two fellows will research art and archives in the Vanderbilt Jean & Alexander Heard Library collections that are related to… Keep reading
Digital Resources, Research Questions, Finding Books & More: Have a Question? Just Ask! “I’d like to suggest Vanderbilt purchase a book or subscription” “Can you help me decide where to start searching for potential sources.” “Do I have access to PubMed/Medline?” “I have an outstanding late fee on my student account for a book ….. Keep reading
Join us on Wednesday, April 21 from 12:40 until 1:30 p.m. for a virtual panel on digital scores. Panelists will discuss their own experiences with using digital scores for performance, teaching, and learning, and will take questions from the audience. This session will focus on practical applications for digital scores, and it is open to… Keep reading