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

Paste Paper & Bookmaking Workshops

Do you remember how finger painting was so much fun? If you like making art that’s expressive and want some messy zen in your day, come to the paste paper workshop November 14th. You’ll work with mixed acrylics and paste using a decorating technique that’s hundreds of years old. You will make several examples of… Keep reading

Music Encoding Initiative enables new forms of digital musicology

Global leaders of the Music Encoding Initiative—which provides guidelines and tools for encoding music notation in computational form—joined experienced practitioners and newcomers to the process for a cross-disciplinary workshop and hackathon on campus Oct. 24-27. Joy H. Calico, Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Musicology and professor of German studies, and Clifford Anderson, associate university librarian for research and… Keep reading

Ada Lovelace Day Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon Oct 9

Ada Lovelace Day celebrates the contributions of self-identifying women to science, technology, engineering, and math. So to celebrate their achievements, Vanderbilt Libraries and the Wond’ry are gathering at the Wond’ry on Tuesday October 9th to share their work on Wikipedia’s pages. While Wikipedia is the fifth most popular website in the world, notching up more… Keep reading

What’s Happening in the Libraries October 2019

The Doctor Is In: Home Remedies and Recipes through History October 2, 4:30 p.m. Meet Anne Byrn, NY Times bestselling author of 12 books on cooking and baking. Anne’s talk will take place in the Central Library Community Room. A reception will follow featuring a cake recipe adapted from the 1880s and found in Anne’s… Keep reading

Library Events-October 2019

Vanderbilt’s Personal Librarians Strive for the “Aha” Moment

Begun in 2018, the Personal Librarian program connects subject librarians with undergraduates at the time they declare their majors.  The idea for the program originated in a “Design a Better Library” student workshop, funded by the Wild Bunch Fund. Students receive a gift study packet and a customized email from their subject librarian inviting them… Keep reading

Librarians help students in the reading room

Thinking 3D: Visualizing the Brain from the Renaissance to the Present

This September,  Vanderbilt’s Annette and Irwin Eskind Family Biomedical Library presents Thinking 3D: Visualizing the Brain from the Renaissance to the Present, an exhibition that is part of a collaborative year-long initiative with Oxford University, the University of St. Andrews, and the Royal College of Physicians, London, among others. This international series of exhibitions explores… Keep reading

Celebrating 100 Years of Peabody Library: Save the Dates

Peabody Library is celebrating its 100th year since opening in 1919. We are planning several events this fall semester, and all Vanderbilt faculty, students, staff, and particularly Peabody alumni are invited to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Peabody Library. 100th Birthday Party (Fireside Reading Room) – September 26, 1-2:30pm Join us for a casual, drop-in celebration with… Keep reading