Library News Online

New York Times Covers Vanderbilt Libraries Friends Event

In April, the Belcourt Theatre was packed with 332 Friends of Vanderbilt Libraries to watch Marshall Chapman, Matraca Berg, Lee Smith and Jill McCorkle perform “Stories & Songs.” If you missed the event, more on the amazing night may be found in the May 20 New York Times article by Margaret Renkl, “Shame and Salvation… Keep Reading

Closing Talk—Susan DeMay, “Making and Teaching Ceramics: Not Just for Fun”

Susan DeMay, “Making and Teaching Ceramics: Not Just for Fun” August 9 at 5:00pm Artist Talk with Q&A, Reception to follow Cohen Memorial Hall, room 203 1220 21st Avenue South Susan DeMay began pursuing ceramics as a graduate student at what was then called the George Peabody College for Teachers, where she studied art from… Keep Reading

Peabody Library Extended Hours

Beginning Sunday, April 14, Peabody Library will offer extended hours for students studying finals. Peabody Library will be open 24/7 from April 14th through May 2nd. Summer hours begin at at 9:00pm on Thursday, May 2nd. Up-to-date information on all VU Libraries hours can be found here. Best of luck with finals, and congratulations to… Keep Reading

Spoken Justice Event – April 16th

Co-sponsored with the Peabody Office of  Professional & Graduate Education, we invite all undergraduate, professional & graduate students to join us on Tuesday, April 16 from 7:15 PM to 8:30 PM for a night filled with spoken word poetry and powerful stories of social justice. For this first Spoken Justice event, we explore the theme… Keep Reading

Help Us Celebrate National Library Workers Day

Tuesday, April 9 is National Library Workers Day. Established in 2003 to recognize the contributions library staff make to our communities.  Please join us in celebrating library workers today!

Make a difference for the Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries on April 4

By making a gift on Giving Day to the Libraries, you help provide exceptional opportunities for our student and faculty researchers. When you invest in the libraries, you support: The acquisition of state-of-the-art resources for scholarly research The preservation of special collections and digital archives Special programs, lectures, workshops and exhibits For more information click… Keep Reading

Spring Outreach Pop-ups

Is your brain in need of a break? Join us for crafting, parachute games, and fun with your fellow students! We hope you stop by to experience what the library has to offer regarding innovative collections and research assistance as you get ready for finals. April 3rd, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM Commons Terrace &… Keep Reading

11th Annual Undergraduate Writing Symposium – March 31

The 11th annual Undergraduate Writing Symposium will be held Sunday, March 31, in the John Seigenthaler Center (1207 18th Ave. South). This annual event is a showcase for exemplary writing by Vanderbilt’s undergraduates that honors their achievements as writers and scholars. Whether you want to come hear amazing fiction and poetry from your peers or engage with the… Keep Reading

Digital Scholarship Workshop: Introduction to tools for data visualization

Friday 11:10-12:00 in Central 418a: Introduction to tools for data visualization, weighing Tableau, Python, and R.   Interested in learning about options for your data visualization project? In this workshop, participants will learn the comparative strengths and weaknesses of three popular methods of data visualization. This workshop is intended to catalyze further learning through one… Keep Reading

Update to Room Scheduling System

An update to the Vanderbilt EMS room scheduling system (Virtual EMS) over Spring Break presents a new interface to users who reserve library spaces for meetings and study. One will still login to the system with their VUnetID and password, and all of the previous functionality is still there, but the interface has changed, so… Keep Reading