Finding and Evaluating Open Resources: Copyright Basics – February 11, 2:15 p.m.

Thursday, February 11 |  2:15 – 3:00 p.m.  Register for Event Abundant scholarly materials are freely available online. Learn where copyright fits in when using these materials for educational or research purposes. This workshop will cover copyright basics in online research and how to verify when open research and media are fact-based and free from… Keep reading

Advanced Google Scholar – February 9, 2:15-3:00 p.m.

Advanced Google Scholar: Techniques for Research Mastery  Tuesday, February 9  |  2:15 – 3:00 p.m.  Register for Event The Vanderbilt Libraries are pleased to present a workshop on advanced research skills using Google Scholar. Even if you have used Google Scholar before, are you finding the most relevant, useful, and respected publications to aid you… Keep reading

Library Materials Return Information

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