Exploring Disinformation in Media and Society From the 2016 presidential election to contemporary conspiracy theories related to the pandemic and politics, much attention has been paid to the role of social media in the rapid spread of disinformation. What exactly is disinformation, though? Is this a new phenomenon, or is it deeply embedded in power… Keep reading
As final papers, projects and exams draw near, reach out to your friendly subject librarians for assistance! Either in person, online through Ask a Librarian, or by email or phone, we are here to help reduce your stress by helping you do your best on end of semester assignments. Just ask!
Please join us for festive fall snacks & beverages, prizes, and fun as we celebrate the re-opening of the newly renovated Grand Reading Room! Stop by anytime to check out the update space and try out the new furniture. Monday, November 15 2:00-4:00 pm Peabody Library Grand Reading Room (2nd floor) Contact email@example.com with questions.
Cut Through COVID-19 Misinformation and Disinformation with Vanderbilt University’s Eskind Biomedical Library Nathan Schutt, data analysis coordinator for the Nashville Promise Zone, interviewed Philip Walker, director of Vanderbilt University’s Eskind Biomedical Library, about how to sort through all the information on COVID-19. Walker has been a medical librarian for 16 years and has been the… Keep reading
Get in the Halloween spirit by viewing All Hallows: Witches, Magic and Things that go Bump, an online exhibit built by Teresa Gray, curator of Special Collections. The exhibit features a first American edition of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, grimoires, and other books about magic, rare accounts of witch trials, as well as books on alchemy,… Keep reading
There has been a lot of conversation lately about the rampant spread of misinformation and each of our individual roles and responsibilities in combating it. Fact-checking and evaluating information with a critical eye is more important now than ever, to stop the flow of disinformation. Librarians are available to help you sift through the vast… Keep reading
Cosponsored by the Peabody Office of Student Engagement and Well-Being, the Peabody Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, and the Peabody Library. 🎃 Pumpkin Palooza 🎃 Wednesday, October 20th 3:00 – 4:30 PM Peabody Library Patio Join us to decorate pumpkins! There are 100 pumpkins available and decorations will be provided. Share your pumpkin decorating… Keep reading
At the start of the pandemic Vanderbilt Libraries launched a Scan & Deliver service to meet the needs of Vanderbilt students, faculty, and staff working remotely. It quickly became invaluable and now is a permanent service for Vanderbilt community members working on- and off-campus. How it works: If you need journal articles, book chapters, or… Keep reading
The Peabody Library Curriculum Materials Center has a new collection of engaging puppets available for check out. This collection features 14 puppets to help with story time and other learning activities. Imagine a chef, robot, wizard, or fuzzy orange monster participating in read-aloud activities! The collection also features various public servants and kids of color…. Keep reading
The libraries offer several resources related to LGBTQI+ history including: Archives of Sexuality and Gender These three archives are specific to LGBTQ research: LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940, Part I LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940, Part II International Perspectives on LGBTQ Activism and Culture LGBT Thought and Culture includes books, periodicals, and archival… Keep reading