Comprehensive Literature Search Workshop, Central Library, November 12

Searching the literature can seem overwhelming, especially making sure you’ve searched in all the possible places. How can you make sure you’re not missing something? How do you ensure you’ve examined all the important scholarship on a topic? Learn how to make the process less stressful by signing up for the “Comprehensive Literature Search” workshop!… 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

Mapping Tennessee from the Civil War to the Present

GIS Day 2019 – Mapping Tennessee from the Civil War to the Present Wednesday, November 13 Morning Session: Heard Central Library Room 612A (Poetry Room) Afternoon Session: Center for Digital Humanities, Buttrick Hall, 344 The theme of Vanderbilt University’s annual GIS Day is “Mapping Tennessee from the Civil War to the Present”.  The day will… Keep reading

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R and R Studio

R is a particularly useful programming language for statistical computing and data visualization. All are welcome to attend this, no experience necessary, introductory workshop series in three sessions: Wednesdays in November (6, 13, 20) 1:00 – 1:50, Team Room 15 in the Walker Management Library. After this series you will learn the basics of R… Keep reading

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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

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Fall Research Hacks Workshops at Central Library

Would you like to sharpen your research skills? Is there a particular citation or other research tool that you’ve always wanted to learn more about? If so, plan to attend one (or more) of central library’s Research Hacks Workshops this fall! Subject librarians are offering free-of-charge hour-long workshops on a range of research hacks to… Keep reading

Japanese Book Binding Workshop Friday

A hands-on workshop for students, library staff and the community will be held at the Central Library Community Room on Friday, Nov. 9, at 10 am and 11 am. Each session will last an hour; they are identical in content. The workshop includes two parts: A brief introduction to Japanese printing history from Bryan Lowe,… Keep reading

October 2018: What’s Happening in the Libraries?

Check out these events planned for October : October 3    Curator’s Talk: The World Wars and their Impact on Vanderbilt, Special Collections,  11:15am-12:00pm October 4    Memorizing the Future: Collecting in the 21st Century, John Gerrard, Dublin: Art Executable, Community Room, 6:00pm-7:00pm October 5    DS Workshop: Introduction to the Open Science Framework (OSF), Central Library 418A 11:10am-12:00pm October … Keep reading