New Acquisition: The Conservation, Restoration, and Repair of Stringed Instruments and Their Bows

This 1,600 page, three-volume set is the comprehensive resource for restoration of string instruments and bows. For more than 250 years, violin, viola, cello, and bass bows have been crafted from the wood of the Pernambuco tree native to Brazil. The effects of deforestation and climate change are causing extensive damage to the Pernambuco’s ecosystem,… Keep reading

Opportunity NOW Students Intern at the Wilson Music Library

By Sara Manus For the third year, the Vanderbilt University Libraries hosted student interns from the Opportunity NOW program. Sponsored by the Nashville mayor’s office, Opportunity NOW is a youth employment initiative designed for youth aged 14-24. The Wilson Music Library was delighted to host Dedar Himeidi and Bella Landrum as interns in June and… Keep reading

New Library Resource: Academic Video Online

The Vanderbilt Libraries now provide access to Academic Video Online, a streaming video product with more than 68,000 videos. An Alexander Street Press product, Academic Video Online includes documentaries, performances, and motion pictures from a broad array of providers, including Broadway HD, California Newsreels, CNN, PBS, and Sony Pictures.

Music Library Summer Hours

The Music Library will move to summer hours beginning Sunday May 5. Those hours are: Monday-Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday Closed. The Music Library will also be closed on May 27 (Memorial Day) and July 4 (Independence Day).

Finals–Extended Hours

The Wilson Music Library will offer extended hours on the following dates so students have additional time to study for finals and use the Library’s resources: April 19 (Friday) 8 a.m.-6 p.m. April 20 (Saturday) 12-5 p.m. April 26 (Friday) 8 a.m.-6 p.m. April 27 (Saturday) 12-5 p.m. See the Music Library’s webpage for complete… Keep reading

Sankofa Drumming and Dance Event

Come to Sankofa, an African Drumming and Dance Performance on Tuesday, April 9th at 7 p.m. in the Community Room of the Central Library. Free and open to the public. Reception follows the event. Sponsored by the Wilson Music Library and The Student Outreach and Engagement Committee of the Heard Libraries.

Vanderbilt library spotlights two trailblazing alumnae in creative arts

The Iconoclastic Marshall Chapman  Haunted Hills of Mildred Haun Exhibition Reception Friday, March 22 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm Central Library Fourth Floor Lobby The trailblazing roles of two Vanderbilt alumnae in the music and publishing fields are highlighted in exhibitions at the university’s Central Library. Marshall Chapman, BA’71, and Mildred Haun, BA’35 and MA’37,… Keep reading