Student Athlete Library Initiative Report

The libraries’ partnership with Student Athletics is now approaching its 4th year.  There are two parts to the collaboration: summer tours and orientation for the first year athletes and satellite reference service at the Athletic Study Halls. Incoming freshman athletes always receive a tour of the library.  Later in the summer, students receive a more… Keep Reading

Last Week to Complete Survey for the New Catalog

One of the biggest changes to happen in Vanderbilt’s libraries in the last 20 years is underway. Beginning in late July, students and faculty will have access to an easier and faster way to search the university library collections. Since the current system’s implementation in 1997, technology has changed. The new catalog will allow more… Keep Reading

Library on Location Every Wednesday during the Fall semester from 6-9 p.m., library tables will be popping up all over campus. Visit a library table, engage in an interactive activity, talk with a student about how they use the Vanderbilt Libraries, and learn more about the Libraries’ services and resources. To find the location each… Keep Reading

Alumni Access to Law Databases

When on campus, alumni may access most of the library’s electronic resources available through Vanderbilt libraries. We are also able to offer remote, off-campus, access to a select group of specially licensed alumni databases . To gain remote access, alumni will need a VUNet ID. If you do not already have a VUNet ID, request… Keep Reading

Expanded Loan Period for Laptops and iPads

Vanderbilt University Libraries offer laptops and iPads *now for 3 day* check out to all current students, faculty and staff.  The iPads are preloaded with a selection of apps.  Additional laptops and iPads have been added to the inventory.  You can check our website here for up-to-date information on laptop and iPad availability at each… Keep Reading

Fall Orientation at Peabody Library

It’s time for Fall Orientation at Peabody Library. If you are a new or returning graduate student, please sign up for a session. You’ll find out about library services and resources to make you more academically fit and successful.

Libraries to accept patron ink and toner cartridges for recycling

Five Vanderbilt libraries (Central, Divinity, Law, Management, and Science & Engineering) now accept patron ink and toner cartridges for recycling. This service is supported by the Library Green Team, SustainVu and Guy Brown Business Solutions. Guy Brown will donate portions of the proceeds from recycling these items to Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt,… Keep Reading

Input Sought on Food for Thought Cafe

It’s hard to believe that the Food for Thought Café opened in May 2011 in Central Library. As we approach the café’s second anniversary, now is a good time to gather thoughts on how well the Café is meeting your needs. We will be meeting with the café managers in the coming days and would… Keep Reading

Vanderbilt Hustler Article on Library’s New iPads

The Vanderbilt Hustler (Vol. 125, Issue 3) published an article on Monday about the Library’s new service circulating iPads.  You can find the article on page 3 of the student newspaper, or online here. VSG President Maryclaire Manard is quoted in the article: “This is a big milestone for our libraries and our student government,” said… Keep Reading