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COME CELEBRATE the 42nd SARAH SHANNON STEVENSON DAY, Tuesday, SEPTEMBER 18th @ 1pm

The library was officially named the Sarah Shannon Stevenson Science Library in September, 1976.  The “engineering” addition came later.  Little is known about Mrs. Stevenson.   She was known to enjoy a game of poker along with a glass of whiskey.  She was the two-time President of the Junior League.  She was partial to crisp suits… Keep Reading

Engineers, get ready for the Engineering Academic Challenge

On September 10th, Engineering Academic Challenge 2018 kicks off. This five-week global challenge gives engineering professors, instructors, and librarians a chance to immerse students in an online active learning experience harnessing the combined power of Knovel and Engineering Village to tackle real-world engineering problems. The challenge questions are contributed by engineering students, faculty, and librarians… Keep Reading

Stevenson Library Hosts VSVS!

Stevenson Science and Engineering Library was the host to Vanderbilt Students Volunteers for Science (VSVS). VSVS is currently recruiting new members. The organization is made up of students who are committed to bringing inquiry-based, hands-on science lessons to middle-school students – grades 5-8. Today they were using nitrous oxide to make frozen desserts to share… Keep Reading

Searching the Library guide now available!

With all of the wonderful changes we’ve made to the library search and website this summer, we wanted to make sure we had a place where all the resources we’ve created to help YOU were available. Visit our Searching the Library guide to find: Up to date training and workshop calendar Training videos Training articles… Keep Reading

Campus Training for new Library Search tool

Have you HEARD? There’s a new search system for the Vanderbilt Libraries. Join us as we show you how to use the new library catalog  and upgraded library website to become a fast and efficient user of the Vanderbilt Libraries resources! August 15 – 418A Central Library, 3:10-4:00 pm August 21 – 418A Central Library, 3:10-4:00 pm August 23 – 304 Peabody Library,… Keep Reading

From Listeners to Leaders: A History of Women at Vanderbilt

Buchanan Fellows Exhibition Reception   August 28, 12:15-1:15 Central Library Second Floor Gallery This summer, four undergraduates have been working with Dr. Rory Dicker and staff from the Women’s Center and the libraries to explore the history of women at Vanderbilt. The exhibition is part of campus celebrations around the 40th anniversary of the Margaret… Keep Reading

Update Your Google Scholar Settings

Take advantage of one-click access from Google Scholar to scholarly articles purchased by the library. If you are a Google Scholar user at VU, our new library search system *may* require action on your part. Please go to the Google Scholar settings page, click on Library Links, search for Vanderbilt, select: “Vanderbilt University Library – Findit@VU”… Keep Reading