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Upcoming Hours @ Peabody Library

Peabody Library’s Thanksgiving Break Hours will be: Saturday, 11/17 & Sunday, 11/18 – 10:00am-6:00pm Monday, 11/19 – Wednesday, 11/21 –  7:30am-6:00pm Thursday, 11/23 & Friday, 11/23 – CLOSED Saturday, 11/25 – 10:00am-6:00pm Reminder for Finals: Extended hours (open 24/7) start on Sunday, December 2 and last through Saturday, December 15 (at 6pm). Have a restful… Keep Reading

Congratulations Peabody Library!

Congratulations to Peabody Library for winning the statewide Tennessee Library Association Banned Books Week display competition for their exhibit.  Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. Banned Books Week was launched in 1982 in response to a sudden surge in the number of challenges to books in schools, bookstores and libraries. Typically… Keep Reading

On Writing Panel: New Media, Multimodal Scholarship, and Becoming Crafty Digital Writers

New Media, Multimodal Scholarship, and Becoming Crafty Digital Writers Multimodal digital projects have been increasingly integrated in curriculums across the university. This panel will explore how to cultivate skills associated with their composition. Please join us for a conversation with Derek Bruff (Director at the Vanderbilt University Center for Teaching), Melissa Mallon (Director of Peabody… Keep Reading

Squishy Circuits and Makey Makey at Featheringill Hall

This week, Honora Eskridge and Amy Corbitt visited Featheringill Hall to showcase some fun projects created using maker kits.  Students got to view and interact with: a light up snail made from Squishy Circuits, a siren made from Snap Circuits, and a Pac Man game controller using Makey Makey and playdough.  Various maker kits are… Keep Reading

Course Reading List Tool – Training for Faculty & Staff

Trainer Betsy Post-Garza, customer success manager for Ex Libris-ProQuest Learning Solutions, will return to the Vanderbilt campus October 31, November 1 & 2 to provide instruction and support for using the new Course Reading List Tool to manage and streamline the copyright clearance process with Brightspace. The Heard Library will host the Course Reading List… Keep Reading

Reminder: Peabody Library Closed October 20th

Peabody Library will be closed on Saturday, October 20th, due to campus construction. The Library will close at 9pm on Friday, October 19th and reopen at 10:00am on Sunday, October 21st. All Vanderbilt Libraries hours are available here.

Author Talk: Anastasia Higginbotham

You are cordially invited to attend a dinner and talk featuring Anastasia Higginbotham, author of Not My Idea: A Book aboutWhiteness, on Tuesday, October 23rd in the Moore College Great Room. Anastasia Higginbotham is an activist, illustrator, and author of the recently published children’s book Not My Idea: A Book About Whiteness(Dottir Press, 2018), which unravels the thorny… Keep Reading

Resource Profile: Videos

The Vanderbilt Libraries provides access to a store of psychotherapy-related videos through, a video-streaming service that aims to provide comprehensive instruction in therapies used by practicing mental-health professionals. These videos review a broad range of psychotherapies, including those that address depression, ADHD, and addiction, as well as a variety of therapeutic approaches, including cognitive-behavioral… Keep Reading

Introduction to GitHub

I am pleased to remind you of the next installment of our Digital Scholarship and Scholarly Communications Workshop Series: Introduction to GitHub, to be held Friday October 12, from 11:10-12:00 in Central 418a.   Want to build a digital project? Share data? GitHub might be the tool for you! This session will give you a basic introduction… Keep Reading

Vanderbilt Libraries’ Open Mind Series: Informed Citizenship and the Economics of Information

Information is being democratized and diversified. Every cell phone video is a news story, every YouTube account is a classroom. Citizens no longer trust or rely on experts for their information, partially because they can obtain first-hand accounts of the world around them. In the age of untrusted experts and folk-journalism, folk-education, what is the… Keep Reading