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Getting to Know your Eskind Librarians: Rachel Lane Walden

Rachel Lane Walden, MLIS, is a Health Sciences Informationist at the Annette and Eskind Irwin Family Biomedical Library and Learning Center. Rachel earned her Master of Library and Information Science degree from the University of South Carolina in 2014 and started working at the Eskind Biomedical Library in February of 2015. As a reference and… Keep Reading

Edible Archive Today: Shakespeare Salad

In honor of Shakespeares birthday week, we recreated a salad that you might have seen during Shakespearean times. Salad or “Sallet” to writer John Evelyn (1620-1706) was not an elaborate dish piled high with minced capon (like chicken), capers, and lettuces dressed with sugar. To Evelyn, who in 1699 wrote Acetaria: A Discourse of Sallets,… Keep Reading

Meet Samuel Opeke!

Samuel Opeke is a fourth-year undergraduate majoring in Medicine, Health, and Society with a minor in Psychology in the College of Arts & Sciences. Though a Nashville native, Samuel is always seeking out new, exciting experiences to engage in. In his free time, Samuel can be seen indulging in his passion for music, food, and… Keep Reading

Help us improve the Libraries’ website and catalog!

Students and Faculty, As the Vanderbilt libraries approach the one-year anniversary of the web refresh and new library catalog, we would like to know what you think. Would you be willing to participate in a focus group to offer your suggestions to improve the libraries’ website and catalog? We’ll provide the snacks, if you are… Keep Reading

Amy Goldstein to Speak About New Book “Janesville”

Come join author and Pulitzer prize winning journalist Amy Goldstein, and Owen Graduate School of Management Professor David Parsley, on April 3rd for a discussion of Goldstein’s book “Janesville: An American Story.” Goldstein’s new book chronicles the story of what happens to an industrial town when a factory shuts down. According to Goldstein, “Most observers… Keep Reading

Meet Abdi Osman!

Hello my name is Abdirahman Osman and I was born and raised here in Nashville, TN. I’ve always wanted to attend Vanderbilt University and today I’m happy to be close to graduating. I like to read, watch movies, hike, and hangout with my friends. Abdi is one of the excellent student employees in the Science… Keep Reading

Meet Paavas Bhasin!

“Hey! I am Paavas Bhasin, a Sophomore Computer Science major. I’m from New Delhi, India. I love to play cricket, write poetry and know random (often useless pieces of information). My life revolves around 4 P’s – Puns, Poetry, Programming, and Pizza. If you see me working, stop by to say hi, to learn a… Keep Reading

Curator’s Talk 3/20: The Life of Dr. Paul F. Eve

Join us in the Special Collections Library from 11:10am-12:00pm  Wednesday mornings during this semester for fascinating talks led by faculty, librarians, archivists, and curators.   The talks take place weekly in the Special Collections Reading Room on the second floor of the Central & Divinity Libraries building.  This event is free and open to the public. University of Nashville… Keep Reading

Meet Samuel Opeke!

Samuel Opeke is a fourth-year undergraduate majoring in Medicine, Health, and Society with a minor in Psychology in the College of Arts & Sciences. Though a Nashville native, Samuel is always seeking out new, exciting experiences to engage in. In his free time, Samuel can be seen indulging in his passion for music, food, and… Keep Reading

Internet Privacy: Skills for Encrypting your Online Activity

In this increasingly open and connected world, does privacy really exist? Does it matter? If so, what are the links between privacy and intellectual freedom? The Libraries is pleased to welcome Alison Macrina to campus on March 14. Ms. Macrina is the founding director of the Library Freedom Project, an internet activist, and core contributor… Keep Reading