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

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

The Artist’s Workshop in Medieval and Renaissance Europe | Postponed

The Artist’s Workshop in Medieval and Renaissance Europe will draw from Vanderbilt’s collections to feature approximately thirty-five works from the late medieval and early Renaissance period in Europe, with twelve Renaissance paintings from the Samuel H. Kress Collection (gifted to the George Peabody College for Teachers, now Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery, in 1961) as… Keep reading

Follower of Domenico Ghirlandaio (possibly, Giovanni Battista Bertucci), St. Sebastian, ca. 1510, Italian (1475–1525), Tempera with oil on panel, 19 5/8 x 16 1/8 inches, The Samuel H. Kress Collection,, Peabody College, Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery, 1979.0655P

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

What’s Happening in November at the Libraries

Tree Talk & Walk: Peabody Campus November 1, Noon-1:00 p.m. Join us for an engaging talk given by Steve Baskauf (Vanderbilt Libraries & Vanderbilt University Arboretum) to discuss the evolution of the magnificent trees on the esplanade, followed by a walk around the Peabody College grounds. Light refreshments are provided. Meet in the Peabody Library,… Keep reading