Join us on November 18th for National High-Five a Librarian Day. Stop by the Wilson Music Library and High-Five a staff member, tell them what you like about the LiBLAIRy and get a special treat. Anyone can participate from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Join us for the Music Library’s Halloween Open House for Blair Academy students and families on Tuesday, Oct. 29, from 4-6 p.m. We hope you’ll join us for crafts, story time, music bingo, scavenger hunts, a “stick together” art activity, mini-golf, refreshments, “Haunted Stacks,” and entertainment by our talented Blair Academy students. Wear your costume!… Keep reading
On Oct. 24-27, 2019, Vanderbilt will be hosting a Music Encoding Workshop & Hackathon. This Music Encoding Initiative (MEI) workshop is for newcomers and advanced users alike. All are welcome to participate, and there is no charge to attend. There will be lectures and hands-on encoding practice each day. Registration deadline is Oct. 17. You… Keep reading
Join us on Wednesday, Oct. 2, from 12:30-1 p.m. to learn how to Score “Big Time” at the Wilson Music Library. Professor Michael Rose will discuss some of the Music Library’s newly acquired contemporary scores, housed in the Oversize Scores section. This event is open to all students, faculty, and staff. Cookies will be served.
Join us for a Calypso Celebration! as the Wilson Music Library introduces a new database to the Global Music Archive. J. Hunter Moore, Fulbright Scholar and long-time Nashville resident, will discuss his research and interviews with Trinidad and Tobago musicians and Mat Britain, Blair instructor of Steel Drumming will perform on steel pans. The Calypso… Keep reading
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
The Wilson Music Library is pleased to announce that our users now have access to Bloomsbury Popular Music. Purchased with end-of-year funds made available to the VU Libraries, Bloomsbury Popular Music provides online access to the Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World, the popular 33 1/3 and Global 33 1/3 series, and an… Keep reading
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
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.
The Blair community (faculty, staff, students) is invited to our First Day of Classes Breakfast and Open House on Wednesday, August 21, from 8 a.m. to noon. Enjoy pastries and coffee and conversation. We hope to see you there!