New Spring Buchanan Library Fellowship: Archives and Storytelling: Exploring the Life of Dizzy Gillespie through Photographs

Archives and Storytelling: Exploring the Life of Dizzy Gillespie through Photographs Vanderbilt’s Special Collections recently received the John Birks “Dizzy” Gillespie collection which includes a wealth of photographs and snapshots that document the musical activities of this iconic figure in jazz history. Fellows will work to identify Gillespie’s associates in the photos and then build… Keep reading

The Libraries 7 Tips for Student Success

The Libraries 7 Tips for Student Success Melissa Mallon, Associate University Librarian for Teaching and Learning Welcome to the fall semester! While you’re finding your classes, checking out the campus dining options, and meeting your roommate(s), you may feel a little overwhelmed. As you get settled on campus, remember that the Vanderbilt Libraries are open… Keep reading

NEW: Access to the Rolling Stone Archive

The Vanderbilt University Libraries now offer access to the online archive of Rolling Stone magazine. Rolling Stone’s coverage of popular culture makes it a valuable resource for interdisciplinary studies. The archive provides complete coverage from 1967-2001, with coverage through the current issue available from other databases. You can access the Rolling Stone Archive from the… Keep reading

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Vanderbilt/NMAAM Collections Initiative

Vanderbilt University has partnered with the National Museum of African American Music (NMAAM) to create a Collections Initiative that will support the purchase of materials for research and exhibition. Funding for the Collections Initiative comes from the Academic Archives Purchasing Fund, an internal faculty funding program within the Office of the Provost, and is open to ALL… Keep reading