Library News Online

Updated copyright policy @ VU      

A recent MyVU news article discussed the university’s new copyright policy for the campus’ course management system, Brightspace.  It is extremely important for our constituents in the medical center who develop and maintain in-house or home-grown portals to licensed library resources to understand and abide by the same policy so the institution remains compliant with… Keep Reading

New Campus Resource: BCC Research

BCC Research provides market research reports covering major economic, scientific, and technological developments in industrial, pharmaceutical, and high technology organizations. BCC reports explore the financial impact of new development in these industries and provide valuable forecasting. Topics covered include chemicals, energy and resources, engineering, healthcare, information technology, pharmaceuticals, plastics, and semiconductor manufacturing. Each report includes… Keep Reading

Library launches News Desk, with free campus NYT and WSJ access

Reading award-winning news stories in The New York Times and Wall Street Journal is now easier for the Vanderbilt community, thanks to a News Desk portal just added to the Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries homepage. The portal is made possible through the support of the Office of the Provost. “Citizens need reliable and diverse… Keep Reading

Welcome back, Peabody!

We are excited to have everyone back for a new semester! Peabody Library Director Melissa Mallon has a short welcome back message for all new and returning staff, students, and faculty. Peabody Graduate & Professional student orientations to the library start this week – sign up for your department on this calendar. All Peabody Library… Keep Reading

Searching the Library guide now available!

With all of the wonderful changes we’ve made to the library search and website this summer, we wanted to make sure we had a place where all the resources we’ve created to help YOU were available. Visit our Searching the Library guide to find: Up to date training and workshop calendar Training videos Training articles… Keep Reading

New Library Catalog Campus Training

August 23rd, 3:10-4pm Room 304 Peabody Library Have you HEARD? There’s a new search system for the Vanderbilt Libraries. Join us as we show you how to use the new library catalog, and upgraded library website to become a fast and efficient user of the Vanderbilt Libraries resources! Learning Outcomes Attendees will: -Identify what resources the… Keep Reading

New Study Rooms & Librarian Offices in Peabody Library

As part of our effort to revitalize the space in Peabody Library, we had a number of office changes over the summer. In order to be more easily accessible from the main library entrance, Peabody’s subject librarians have all moved their offices to the 3rd floor of Peabody: Lee Ann Lannom (Teaching & Learning, room… Keep Reading

Happy Book Lovers’ Day

A cottage industry of book-related news reminds us that books are dying, or dead, or on life support. But as librarians, we know that’s not the whole story. On National Book Lovers’ Day, let’s look at loving books and re-reading them.  As children, learning to read opens doors for us.  Laura Miller thinks “the first… Keep Reading

From Listeners to Leaders: A History of Women at Vanderbilt

Buchanan Fellows Exhibition Reception   August 28, 12:15-1:15 Central Library Second Floor Gallery This summer, four undergraduates have been working with Dr. Rory Dicker and staff from the Women’s Center and the libraries to explore the history of women at Vanderbilt. The exhibition is part of campus celebrations around the 40th anniversary of the Margaret… Keep Reading