Kelly LaVoice named Acting Director of Walker Management Library

While Hilary Craiglow serves as Acting Vanderbilt University Librarian, Kelly LaVoice will be managing the day-to-day operations of Walker Management Library as Acting Director. We are all confident and excited for Kelly’s leadership and look forward to library innovation—both at Owen and across the system. Feel free to email Kelly with your ideas, questions or… Keep reading

Craiglow Appointed Interim University Librarian

Hilary A. Craiglow, who has led the Walker Management Library for more than a decade, has been named interim university librarian. Craiglow’s appointment, effective July 1, was announced today by Vanessa Beasley, vice provost for academic affairs and dean of residential faculty. Read the full article >

HathiTrust Emergency Temporary Access Service Ends on June 7

The Vanderbilt University Libraries signed an agreement with HathiTrust in March of 2020 that provided faculty, students, and staff with online access to approximately 17% of the libraries copyrighted print circulating collections. Hathi Trust’s Emergency Temporary Access Service (ETAS) was invaluable for virtual instruction and research while access to campus was restricted. As the university… Keep reading

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Walker Management Library Summer Hours

Due to the construction of Management Hall, the Walker Management Library will be closed summer 2021. Virtual library services will continue and the library facility will re-open in August. Current VU students, faculty, and staff have access to other libraries on campus. When visiting other campus libraries, please note Vanderbilt’s health and safety protocols and… Keep reading

Welcome to Jordan Nielsen, Business Librarian

In February, the Walker Management Library welcomed Jordan Nielsen in the role of Business Librarian. Jordan quickly hit the ground running providing students, faculty, and alums with consultations, research questions, and workshops and class sessions on library services, data, and databases. A native Tennessean, Jordan joins us from San Francisco State University, where they were… Keep reading

Libraries Live Chat Hours Extended During Exams

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

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Digital Resources, Research Questions, Finding Books & More: Have a Question? Just Ask!

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

Represent Your Library for #NationalLibraryWeek

Happy National Library Week! We have collected favorite images of our libraries across campus for you to use for your next Zoom meeting background. Click on the images below, then right click and save it to use! Represent your library! Here are additional instructions for creating a Zoom background.