Yusef Abdul Lateef Collection

The Jean & Alexander Heard Libraries, in partnership with the National Museum of African American Music (NMAAM), have acquired the research materials of Yusef Abdul Lateef. Lateef’s musical artistry crossed and combined multiple genres, including Middle Eastern and Asian music, American jazz, and classical. He was a noted educator, author, composer, and visual artist. This… Keep reading

Yusef Lateef Collection MSS.1034

New Resource! AccessScience

See below for Zoom link to instruction session on 12/16/2021 The Science & Engineering Library has purchased access to the following resource: AccessScience is an authoritative and dynamic online resource that contains incisively written, high-quality reference material covering all major scientific disciplines. An award-winning gateway to scientific knowledge, it offers links to primary research material,… Keep reading

NEW: Access to the Rolling Stone Archive

The Vanderbilt University Libraries now offer access to the online archive of Rolling Stone magazine. Rolling Stone’s coverage of popular culture makes it a valuable resource for interdisciplinary studies. The archive provides complete coverage from 1967-2001, with coverage through the current issue available from other databases. You can access the Rolling Stone Archive from the… Keep reading

Rolling Stone

New RIPM Databases

The Wilson Music Library now subscribes to two additional, full-text products on the RIPM platform: RIPM Jazz and European and North American Music Periodicals. Vanderbilt users can access these databases and the Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals with Full Text on the eRIPM platform which offers an optimized search interface for music. You can find… Keep reading

Panel Discussion on the James Robertson Papers on April 23

The James Robertson Papers  April 23, 2021, Noon-1pm Please join us for this panel discussion on newly-available collections from the libraries. Vanderbilt’s Special Collections is home to the James Robertson Papers, composed of original letters and documents belonging to the early settler. The papers date from between 1784-1814 and were given by Robertson’s son Dr…. Keep reading

SciVal Analytical Database Training

SciVal Workshops Offered Workshops for the new library resource, SciVal, will be offered at the following times. SciVal is an analytical database used in institutional benchmarking and identification of collaborative research opportunities and trends. To register for a session, please email Sharon West. Tuesday, March 23 from Noon to 2:00 p.m. OR Friday, March 26… Keep reading

Browse our Virtual Magazine Rack, featuring Flipster

Did you know you can browse the Management Library’s selection of periodicals remotely? We have created a Virtual Magazine Rack that replicates the selections you can find in the Management Library including Forbes, Fortune, Fast Company, and others that don’t even begin with the letter ‘F!’  While Flipster is no longer offering free expanded access, the Libraries have expanded our access to include Forbes, Inc., and other popular periodicals. Our Virtual Magazine Rack reproduces what you would find in the Walker Management… Keep reading

Virtual Magazine Rack

Access online articles more easily with LibKey Nomad

The Vanderbilt University Library provides access to LibKey Nomad, a browser extension that provides instant links from publisher web sites to full-text articles subscribed to by the Library. Nomad is now available in Chrome, Firefox, Edge, Brave, and Vivaldi. Nomad helps with access in three ways: It displays a Download PDF badge when it detects… Keep reading

Call for Applicants for Fall Buchanan Library Fellowship: Modalities of Text Mining

Open to undergraduate students, the Buchanan Library Fellowship Modalities of Text Mining is seeking additional applicants.  How can you identify and explore patterns across millions of documents? In this fellowship, Library Buchanan Fellows will learn state-of-the-art techniques for text mining at scale. Fellows will join an ongoing research project to analyze constellations of information in… Keep reading