Win a Lockable Library Study Space for the Year at the Vanderbilt Libraries Scavenger Hunt

Vanderbilt Libraries Scavenger Hunt  – Begins September 9, 1:00 p.m. CT Our first Vanderbilt Libraries Scavenger Hunt will kick-off on Thursday, September 9 at 1:00 p.m. CT at Central Library.  Join in the hunt to learn about the Vanderbilt Libraries and for a chance to win a private study space with lockable storage for the… Keep reading

The Libraries 7 Tips for Student Success

The Libraries 7 Tips for Student Success Melissa Mallon, Associate University Librarian for Teaching and Learning Welcome to the fall semester! While you’re finding your classes, checking out the campus dining options, and meeting your roommate(s), you may feel a little overwhelmed. As you get settled on campus, remember that the Vanderbilt Libraries are open… Keep reading

Libraries September Events and Workshops

The Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries are pleased to offer these events and workshops in September. Events Vanderbilt Libraries Ice Cream Social, September 9, 1:00–3 p.m. CT Students, come and meet your subject librarians and learn the many ways the libraries can help you on your path to success this fall, while enjoying a sweet… Keep reading

Contactless Check Out of Library Materials

Take a minute to watch this short video and then download the checkout@VandyLibraries app for IOS or Android so you are ready to safely check out materials using your mobile device. Open the app and follow the simple steps. You’ll be glad you have it the next time you want to check out a library… Keep reading

Start Your Year off Right with Contactless Checkout

Find a Favorite Study Spot in the Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries

Start your year off right by finding a favorite library study spot. When you have a break from class, or you need a break from your roommate, come to a favorite study spot in one of Vanderbilt’s libraries. A variety of individual study spaces can be found, and you can also book a group study… Keep reading

Start your Year off Right! Reserve a Study Room

Craiglow Appointed Interim University Librarian

Hilary A. Craiglow, who has led the Walker Management Library for more than a decade, has been named interim university librarian. Craiglow’s appointment, effective July 1, was announced today by Vanessa Beasley, vice provost for academic affairs and dean of residential faculty. Read the full article >

HathiTrust Emergency Temporary Access Service Ends on June 7

The Vanderbilt University Libraries signed an agreement with HathiTrust in March of 2020 that provided faculty, students, and staff with online access to approximately 17% of the libraries copyrighted print circulating collections. Hathi Trust’s Emergency Temporary Access Service (ETAS) was invaluable for virtual instruction and research while access to campus was restricted. As the university… Keep reading

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Science & Engineering Library Hours Changing Due to Exams

The Sarah Shannon Stevenson Science & Engineering Library is being used for testing during the exam period and will be closed during those times. Evening hours are being extended to allow for additional study space. Exam schedule for S &E Library (Other exams may be scheduled in the space, so be sure to check the… Keep reading

COVID-19 Pandemic Story Series: Paul Opiyo

An SEL student assistant tells his COVID-19 pandemic story: Hi my name is Paul Opiyo.  I’m a sophomore majoring in Computer Science and I work at the Stevenson Library. When the pandemic started last year and Vanderbilt closed, I went to Atlanta and spent some time with family. I came back to Vanderbilt in May… Keep reading