Happy Preservation Week 2022

In its 12th year, Preservation Week has inspired individuals and communities around the world to preserve personal, family and community collections. The 2022 theme is “Preservation in the Face of Climate Change” and highlights the effects of climate change on our shared cultural heritage materials. Papers, photographs and other materials held by both institutions and… Keep reading

Lester Appointed to Census Information Center Steering Committee

Frank Lester, librarian for Communication Studies, Political Science, and Cinema and Media Arts, has been appointed to the Census Information Center (CIC) Steering Committee for a two year term beginning April 1. The CIC program is a partnership between the U.S. Census Bureau and a network of select organizations with the shared goal of providing… Keep reading

Alexander pre-senate papers open for research, with new acquisition

If you missed our New Acquisitions in Distinctive Collections March webinar you may not know that the pre-senate papers of retired U.S. Senator and Governor Lamar Alexander have been fully opened for research. A recent acquisition to the collection is this photograph of Alexander in front of the U.S. Capitol Building in 1968. At that… Keep reading

Prize–winning author Marjoleine Kars to speak April 14

The Robert Penn Warren Center in partnership with the Department of History, Jean & Alexander Heard Libraries and the Department of African and African American Studies is pleased to welcome University of Maryland Baltimore County Professor Marjoleine Kars to campus on April 14, 2022. Professor Kars is the 2022 Black Atlanta Speaker Series author of… Keep reading

Anderson to Speak on Deepfakes at TEDxVanderbilt April 10

How can we establish the truth when the images and videos around us may be lying? Associate University Librarian for Research and Digital Strategy Cliff Anderson will discuss Deepfakes: Facing the Challenge of Synthetic Media on Sunday, April 10, 1:00–3:00 p.m. in Sarratt Cinema as a part of the TEDxVanderbiltUniversity series. Deepfakes are synthetic media… Keep reading

Movie Night in Central Library: Eighth Grade

Vanderbilt Libraries invite you to Central Library Movie Night Wednesday, April 13, 2022 8:00 p.m. Featuring Eighth Grade, the 2018 Comedy/Drama directorial debut of comedian Bo Burnham. Synopsis from A24Films: Thirteen-year-old Kayla endures the tidal wave of contemporary suburban adolescence as she makes her way through the last week of middle school—the end of her… Keep reading

Vanderbilt Libraries presents: Entrepreneurship Workshops

Learn all about entrepreneurship research and resources Vanderbilt has to offer at this three part workshop series! No experience is necessary for these workshops, which will be presented virtually. Recordings will be available upon request. These workshops are open to all Vanderbilt students, faculty, and staff along with community members. Session 1: Professional Business Planning… Keep reading

Vanderbilt Libraries Present Entrepreneurship Research and Resources at Vanderbilt