A New and Improved Library Search

The Libraries’ search tool has undergone a refresh to make it easier to find the most relevant results. On the Advanced Search page, you will now find the following search options: Everything Use Everything to find both print and electronic items, including journal and newspaper articles, books, e-books, book chapters, streaming videos, government documents and… Keep reading

Indoor Masking Protocols Temporarily Reinstated

As noted in today’s story in MyVU, Vanderbilt has temporarily reinstated the indoor masking protocols on campus. A few of the protocols of note: New masking protocols go into effect Monday, June 20 Wear a mask indoors if you cannot maintain 6 feet of physical distancing from others Masking is not required for in-person meetings… Keep reading

Music Library Summer Hours

The Wilson Music Library will open the following hours during Summer 2022: Monday-Friday: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday: CLOSED We will also be CLOSED on May 30 (Memorial Day), and July 4 (Independence Day).

Yusef Abdul Lateef Collection

The Jean & Alexander Heard Libraries, in partnership with the National Museum of African American Music (NMAAM), have acquired the research materials of Yusef Abdul Lateef. Lateef’s musical artistry crossed and combined multiple genres, including Middle Eastern and Asian music, American jazz, and classical. He was a noted educator, author, composer, and visual artist. This… Keep reading

Yusef Lateef Collection MSS.1034

Visitors Welcome – Updated Library Policies

Beginning Monday, March 14, the Jean & Alexander Heard Libraries will reopen their doors to visitors. Campus visitors who are accompanied by a community member, such as an admissions officer or faculty researcher, are also welcome. Alumni and emeriti are once again able to visit the libraries during open hours with their Commodore Cards. The… Keep reading