Call for applicants for Spring Semester Buchanan Library Fellowship: Exploring Disinformation in Media and Society

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

Peabody Library Grand Reading Room Grand Re-Opening

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 melissa.mallon@vanderbilt.edu with questions.

Cut Through COVID-19 Misinformation and Disinformation with Vanderbilt University’s Eskind Biomedical Library

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

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Strategies and Tools to Combat Misinformation

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

2nd Annual Peabody Pumpkin Palooza

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

Scan & Deliver Service Continues!

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

Puppets have landed at Peabody Library!

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

Resources for LGBTQI+ History Month

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