Database trial: nkoda

The Wilson Music Library is trialing nkoda, a digital sheet music library app, from August 3 through August 16. Nkoda provides access to tens-of-thousands of full scores and parts, including many works only available in print by rental. The app has a powerful set of annotation tools, and it allows users to share their score… 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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Despite Covid-19, the music keeps playing

The staff at the Anne Potter Wilson Music Library continue to support faculty and researchers during the Covid-19 pandemic: Michael Jones worked closely with instructor Carl Smith on a course “The Movement of Line,” MUSO 2200. This course examines in detail interrelated examples from calligraphy, drawing, verse, and music, and seeks to discover common elements… 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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All Vanderbilt Libraries Are Closed

In keeping with the Metro Public Health Department’s Safer at Home Order — directing all residents of Nashville and Davidson County to stay inside their homes, and immediately limit all movement outside of their homes beyond what is absolutely necessary to take care of essential need–all Vanderbilt Libraries are now closed. All Library Services and Resources,… Keep reading

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Classical Scores Library Now Available

To facilitate remote teaching and learning in music, the Wilson Music Library has licensed Classical Scores Library, an online database of Western art music scores featuring works from the Middle Ages through the 21st century. Currently numbering 53,000 individual works, Classical Scores Library features editions from a variety of publishers, including Universal, Faber, Boosey &… Keep reading

New LibGuide of Academic Content Shared by Publishers during the Pandemic

In an effort to share information during the COVID-19  pandemic, many academic publishers are moving as quickly as possible to assist libraries moving to online courses. In some cases, they have made content free for all users and in other cases, they have removed user limits to subscribed access. When possible, we will make this content available for… Keep reading

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Statistical Software Available Remotely via Virtual Machines

In collaboration with VUIT, the Vanderbilt Libraries have procured three licenses each of both STATA and SPSS software. These licenses are available by accessing the Libraries’ virtual desktop machines. In order to access, students will need to connect via the VMWare Horizon. Navigate to http://anywherevu.vanderbilt.edu/ and select either “Install VMware Horizon Client” (recommended) or “VMware… Keep reading

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