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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

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

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

Curator’s Talk 3/13: (Mis)understanding the New World: Conquerors, Travelers, and Explorers in Latin America

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. Exploration and travel… Keep Reading

Update to Room Scheduling System

An update to the Vanderbilt EMS room scheduling system (Virtual EMS) over Spring Break presents a new interface to users who reserve library spaces for meetings and study. One will still login to the system with their VUnetID and password, and all of the previous functionality is still there, but the interface has changed, so… Keep Reading

2nd Annual Edible Books Festival

Join us for the 2nd Annual Edible Books Festival where the worlds of food and books collide in creative and delicious ways. Let your imagination run free and create an edible work of art inspired by your favorite book or author. Have fun with puns, or create something in the shape of a book. The event will take place Monday April 1 in the… Keep Reading

ART+FEMINISM March 13

Wikipedia is the largest and most popular general reference work on the internet with more than 40 million articles in more than 250 different languages. Gaps in the coverage of knowledge about women, gender, feminism, and the arts on one of the most visited websites in the world is a big problem and we need… Keep Reading

Cecelia Tichi Reading and Book Signing: What Would Mrs. Astor Do?

March 13, 3:00-4:00 pm Special Collections Reading Room Join Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of English and Professor of American Studies at Vanderbilt University Cecelia Tichi as she takes us through the many “do’s” and “don’ts” of Mrs. William Astor’s rules of manners in her latest book, What Would Mrs. Astor Do? The Essential Guide to the… Keep Reading

What’s Happening in the Libraries in March

From Curator’s talks on early Latin American explorers to Gilded Age social mores and digital workshops, March looks to be a busy month for events in the libraries. Check out all the happenings in the libraries in March_2019

Curator’s Talk 2/27: The Vanderbilt Photographic Archive: Visual Timeline of the University

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. When the University… Keep Reading