Government Documents Tour, Central Library, February 21

Have you ever wondered why the library has a separate government documents department? Or why government documents might be useful to you in your research? Join us on February 21, 12:10pm, at the Government Information Desk on the fourth floor at Central Library, for a tour of the government documents depository and a brief primer… Keep reading

Explore New Databases!

Check out the expanded Supreme Court Insight coverage, Landmark Records and Briefs of the U.S. Courts of Appeals, and more! O’Reilly for Higher Education Instruction and reference materials on computer programming, technology, and business transformation. The platform includes books, videos, case studies, audio books, and structured learning paths. O’Reilly requires you to close your internet… Keep reading

Looking to have a career as a librarian or archivist? Join us on March 16!

In conjunction with the Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities, Vanderbilt Libraries is organizing a career panel for students to raise awareness of the multitude of careers in the field of librarianship. A wide representation of library staff from different areas will gather to chat with students about the various roles they play at… Keep reading

Controversial Art in Modern and Contemporary French Culture

The Department of French and Italian, Jean & Alexander Heard Libraries, W.T. Bandy Center, and Cinema & Media Art present an ongoing series this spring called “Censored: Controversial Art in Modern and Contemporary French Culture”. There will be several film screenings and lectures throughout the semester. FILMS January 27, Central Library, Authors’ Room, 5:30 pm… Keep reading

Mendeley Workshop at Central Library, January 28

Want a better way to manage your citations for papers — besides typing them all in yourself? Consider signing up for the “Introduction to Mendeley” workshop at the Central Library on Tuesday, January 28, 6-7 p.m. , Room 612A. Mendeley allows you to create your own personal library of references to books, articles and documents…. Keep reading

Curator’s Talks: Spring 2020

Join the Special Collections Library for fascinating talks this semester led by librarians, archivists, and curators. Topics this fall will range from Cuban publishers to the history of paper making. The talks take place monthly in the Special Collections Reading Room on the second floor of the Central & Divinity Libraries building on the first… Keep reading

Medical School Advanced Wikipedia Elective Students Add 209 References; Get 183,000 Total Views during the Month

The VUSM WikiMed AE was a month-long elective focused on improving Wikipedia by contributing high quality medicine-related content. Seven 4th year medical students made major contributions to Wikipedia, while learning about medical Wikis. This elective brought together staff from EBL (Philip Walker), VU Libraries (Mary Anne Caton), and UCSF faculty for a unique, exciting, and… Keep reading

medical students add to Wikipedia

Walker Management Library Winter Break Hours

The Library Service Desk will be open the following hours over Winter Break: SATURDAY 12/14……………………………………………………..10am – 5pm SUNDAY 12/15 …………………………………………………………CLOSED MONDAY 12/16 – FRIDAY 12/20………………………….8am – 5pm SATURDAY 12/21 – WEDNESDAY 1/1………………….CLOSED THURSDAY 1/2 – FRIDAY 1/3………………………………..8am – 5pm SATURDAY 1/4………………………………………………………….CLOSED Regular Hours resume 1/5/2020 Have a great Winter Break!

Applications are open for Spring 2020 Buchanan Library Fellows

Applications are open for Spring 2020 Buchanan Library Fellows. The Buchanan Library Fellows Program The Buchanan Library Fellowship program is designed to create in-depth learning experiences for students. The program is open to undergraduate students who are interested in participating in strategic projects for Vanderbilt Libraries over the course of a semester. With faculty and… Keep reading