Vanderbilt Special Collections and University Archives is documenting and archiving the responses of Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center students, staff, faculty, and administration to the COVID-19 pandemic to preserve this window of time for future historians, researchers and others. Chris Ryland, curator of History of Medicine Collections and Archives, explains the importance of… Keep reading
Dream for Light Years, a two-year collaboration between Ali Smith, a California-based contemporary artist, and Michael Alec Rose, professor of composition at the Blair School of Music, can now be enjoyed online. The opening for the exhibition at the Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery has been postponed until an unknown future date due to the gallery’s closure during the global… Keep reading
As we are preparing to transition to support for online teaching and learning, the libraries have created a new guide that lists the subscription video and audio databases supplied by the Libraries: https://researchguides.library.vanderbilt.edu/online_video_audio.
The libraries recently started a subscription to Alexander Street’s streaming library service, Academic Video Online. This service includes thousands of documentaries, interviews, performances, news programs and newsreels, field recordings, commercials, demonstrations, and original and raw footage from multiple areas and disciplines. Whatever your area of interest, whether it’s for research or entertainment or relaxation, Academic… Keep reading
If you missed Professor Robert Darnton’s lecture on “Censors at Work: How States Shaped Literature”, it is now available through the libraries’ YouTube channel. Robert Darnton, Carl H. Pforzheimer University Professor and University Librarian, Emeritus, Harvard University will be speaking at the Central Library on February 7th. His presentation entitled “Censors at Work: How… Keep reading
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Three short educational videos on copyright are now available to the Vanderbilt community. The videos cover copyright basics, knowing your rights and using others’ works.
The library can help you succeed at Vanderbilt. Watch to find out how! Students can contact librarians for help with research projects and papers. Email Ask a Librarian to email a question or set up an in-person appointment.
from Vanderbilt News: Watch video of Mark Dimunation, chief of the Rare Book and Special Collections Division at the Library of Congress, present as part of the Vanderbilt Library Lecture Series. His talk is titled “Forged in Fire: The Jefferson Collection and the Origins of the Library of Congress.” The nucleus of the Library of… Keep reading