Blair Faculty Workshop: Streaming Audiovisual Databases

Join us on Wednesday, September 8, 2021 from 4-5 p.m. for a workshop that will introduce Blair faculty to the wide variety of library databases with streaming audio and video content. Music Librarian for Education and Outreach Sara Manus will demonstrate select databases (Naxos Music Library, Ethnomusicology Field Recordings, and Academic Video Online), and teach… Keep reading

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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

Craiglow Appointed Interim University Librarian

Hilary A. Craiglow, who has led the Walker Management Library for more than a decade, has been named interim university librarian. Craiglow’s appointment, effective July 1, was announced today by Vanessa Beasley, vice provost for academic affairs and dean of residential faculty. Read the full article >

Vanderbilt Acquires Dinah Shore Collection

Vanderbilt Special Collections Library recently acquired the Dinah Shore Collection, documenting the life of Vanderbilt graduate Dinah Shore, BA’38, a prolific singer, actress, and talk show host widely popular throughout the 1940s-1980s. Noteworthy items include Dinah Shore fan club newsletters, publicity stills, photographs and scripts from Shore’s talk shows, and original music recordings that will… Keep reading

HathiTrust Emergency Temporary Access Service Ends on June 7

The Vanderbilt University Libraries signed an agreement with HathiTrust in March of 2020 that provided faculty, students, and staff with online access to approximately 17% of the libraries copyrighted print circulating collections. Hathi Trust’s Emergency Temporary Access Service (ETAS) was invaluable for virtual instruction and research while access to campus was restricted. As the university… Keep reading

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