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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

Vanderbilt Libraries Expand Material Pick-Up Service

Pick-up service for circulating resources that are not available electronically has been expanded during the week of June 15. Online requests are fulfilled with electronic versions of resources whenever possible. We are happy to help you locate items. Please allow 3-5 business days for delivery of physical item requests.  This time frame allows us to… Keep reading

Table holding print item for pick up

PitchBook

The Walker Management Library continues to offer access to PitchBook, a database for analyzing private equity, venture capital, and mergers & acquisitions across the private investment lifecycle.  Any Vanderbilt student, faculty, or staff member can create a PitchBook account with their Vanderbilt email address. Accounts will automatically reset each May. If you created an account… Keep reading

The Divinity Library Against Racial Injustice

The Divinity Library is privileged to work with and learn from the faculty, students, and staff of the Divinity School who are actively engaged in dismantling unjust systems in our community and our world. Read the Vanderbilt Libraries’ statement on racial injustice in our society Read VDS Dean Emilie Townes’s message Check out Information and… Keep reading

COVID-19 Quarantine; Making My Sleeping Space Into an Every Day Space

This is a second in a series of articles written by the Science and Engineering library’s student assistants about their life during the COVID-19  quarantine. I am Latif an international student from Ghana, majoring in mechanical engineering and minoring in computer science. I am interested in renewable energy and electric cars like Tesla, hence his… Keep reading

Library Statement on Racial Injustice in Our Society

Vanderbilt Libraries acknowledge our responsibility to work as allies in an effort to create a community that is open-minded and anti-racist. Modern librarianship adheres to an essential set of core values that include freedom of speech, promotion of diversity, and recognition of our social responsibility to inform and educate for progress. As our mission statement… Keep reading

Digital Stress Relief Resources From Vanderbilt Libraries

Uncertain times can often result in higher than normal levels of stress and anxiety. The Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries have created a collection of fun, uplifting, and engaging resources to promote stress-relief and well-being. The guide, which also links to resources from Vanderbilt University, has a little something for everyone, from intellectually engaging virtual… Keep reading

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An Engineering Student Copes with COVID-19 Quarantine

This is a first 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 Nairah (Nay- er-ah) Moustafa , a junior biomedical engineering (BME) major with an engineering management (EngM) minor. I am from Alexandria, Egypt but was born and raised… Keep reading

Nairah Moustafa poses on South Carolina bridge.

Vanderbilt Libraries Roll Out Material Pick-Up Service

Pick-up service for resources that are not available electronically will be expanded during the week of June 15 to include items from all Vanderbilt Libraries and offsite storage locations. Online requests are fulfilled with electronic versions of resources whenever possible. We are happy to help you locate items.  Please allow 3-5 business days for delivery… Keep reading

Owen Faculty Summer Reading Recommendations

Looking for some summer reading?  Owen professors have picked some of their favorite books and recent reads in both non-fiction and fiction. Some recommendations are available through the library as e-book or audio, like Michael Lapre’s recommendation Never Stop Learning: Stay Relevant, Reinvent Yourself, and Thrive, e-book and audiobook. For ‘fun to read’ suggestions, check out… Keep reading