Demystifying Library Resources & Expenditures: A Faculty Discussion Series 

The acquisition of library resources for scholarship and teaching known as “collection development,” is a complicated process that strikes a balance between access and ownership. Factors, such as price, budget, availability, and licensing, increasingly impact the libraries’ abilities to provide the most relevant and useful set of resources for our campus community. We seek creative… Keep reading

Zoom Q&A with Michael Alec Rose and Ali Smith, moderated by Leonard Folgarait

The Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery presents: A Q&A with Ali Smith and Michael Alec Rose Moderated by Leonard Folgarait, Professor of History of Art This talk was open to the public and held via Zoom on Friday, October 30, 1:00pm CDT Join us for a conversation between composer Michael Alec Rose and painter Ali… Keep reading

A Q&A with Ali Smith and Michael Alec Rose Moderated by Leonard Folgarait, Professor of History of Art Friday, October 30, 1:00pm CDT via Zoom

Buchanan Fellows Curate New Exhibition Slated to Open in the Fall

The University Libraries will open a new exhibition, “Tending to Popular Thought: What People Read and Why,” this fall in the second-floor gallery of Central Library. The physical exhibition, curated by four undergraduate Buchanan Library Fellows during spring semester 2020, delayed by the COVID pandemic will be installed to mark the start of a new… Keep reading

Amid Summer Classes, Netflix Keeps Student Connected to Family

This is a third in a series of articles written by the Science and Engineering library’s student assistants about their life during the COVID-19  quarantine. My name is Kolade Balogun and I am an international student from London, England studying Chemical Engineering.  Honestly I haven’t really been doing too much other than just relaxing and… Keep reading

SEL Student Assistant Kolade Balogunade

Law Student Professional Development Summer Opportunities

In the current challenging environment, many law students have had summer work plans disrupted. The library wants to support you in any way we can. With that in mind, the librarians have created a guide with available CLE courses and other professional development opportunities available to law students during this time. In particular, students may… Keep reading

Teach Yourself Tableau

This spring, the Walker Management Library, in cooperation with Owen’s Career Management Center and the Library’s Digital Scholarship and Communications (DiSC) Office, hosted a program on the data visualization software Tableau for the Owen community. The final two-hour workshop was held on April 15th. Attendees worked independently through a self-paced O’Reilly for Higher Education course,… Keep reading