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The Vanderbilt Libraries wish you success on your exams and a restful winter break. Here are a few things to know about Library items you have on loan: Item Due Dates: If you have an item due before the start of spring semester, we will automatically extend the due date. The new due date for… Keep reading

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Candid Conversations with Rosevelt Noble – November 6

Join Heard Library staff at 1 PM on the first Friday of the month for a series of brief, 30-minute Zoom interviews on current issues. November 6 will feature Rosevelt Noble, the director of the Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center, discussing his research project, “Lost in the Ivy,” about the history of Black students,… Keep reading

Law Librarian Sarah Dunaway to Interview & Host Mary Robinette Kowal & Jenn Lyons at 2020 Southern Festival of Books

The Law Library’s Sarah Dunaway will host and interview Mary Robinette Kowal & Jenn Lyons at this year’s Southern Festival of Books. Mary Robinette Kowal was the 2008 recipient of the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer and a Hugo winner for her story “For Want of a Nail.” Her short fiction has appeared… Keep reading

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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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No Quarantine on Information at Heard Libraries

Vanderbilt’s libraries never ramped down during the stay-at-home order. Indeed, they have been busier than ever, remotely providing resources and services.  Over the last few months, Vanderbilt has purchased hundreds of e-books and made connections to tens of thousands of new resources in every field. On May 26, a small group of library staff will… Keep reading

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Documenting the pandemic: Heard Libraries launch COVID-19 Archive

If you’re a Vanderbilt student, 2020 graduate or faculty or staff member, the Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries invite you to document your experience of the COVID-19 pandemic for historians and future generations. Keep reading…

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Law Student Professional Development Summer Opportunities

In the current challenging environment, many law students have had summer work plans disrupted. The library wants to support you in any way we can. With that in mind, the librarians have created a guide with available CLE courses and other professional development opportunities available to law students during this time. In particular, students may… Keep reading

HathiTrust Creates Emergency Temporary Access Service (ETAS)

HathiTrust has created the Emergency Temporary Access Service (ETAS), which will allow Vanderbilt students, faculty, and staff online reading access to materials that Vanderbilt Libraries own in print during this period of remote teaching, learning, and research. Access is available until further notice.  Users need to login and choose Vanderbilt University as their institution to… Keep reading

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New Guide to Digital Resources for K-12 Learning at Home

The Vanderbilt Libraries continues to respond to the ongoing challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. With the closure of many schools, many families are making plans for “learning from home” with their children. The Libraries is pleased to announce that a new resource for at home learning, “Digital Resources for K-12 Learning at Home,” is… Keep reading

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