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Archival Issues of The Pillar Available Online

Vanderbilt Libraries has recently digitized the 1949-1979 issues of The Pillar, the annual publication of the study body for George Peabody College for Teachers. All issues are browsable in an easy-to-read format, can be searched via keyword, and users can even create PDFs of pages. Check out your favorite year here! [Image from the 1979 Pillar]

Winter Break Hours @ Peabody Library

Peabody Library will be closed from December 22, 2018 through January 1, 2019. If you need assistance during this time, please visit the Central, Divinity and Biomedical Libraries. All library hours during the winter break can be found here. The Peabody Library staff sends you best wishes for a happy and healthy new year!

Charles Dickens: A Christmas Carol Exhibit

December 18, 2018 – January 7, 2019 Central Library (Fourth Floor Lobby) Charles Dickens (1812-1870) was an English novelist and social commentator.  During his lifetime, the intense popularity of his works transformed him into a literary colossus.  As a child, he was forced to leave school to work in a factory after his father was… Keep Reading

Walker Management Library Winter Break Hours

We hope everyone has a relaxing, well-deserved winter break. Walker Management Library hours this holiday week are 8am to 5 pm. We will be closed from December 22nd to December 30th, and again on January 1st. For more information, see our complete list of library hours.

Cooking from the Archive: Figgy Pudding

Ever wondered, what exactly is figgy pudding? You’ve probably heard it (or its cousin, plum pudding) referenced across English literature and popular culture, but how is it made, what does it look like, and how is it different from American pudding? Traditional English puddings consist of animal fat, dairy, eggs, bread, and other ingredients enclosed… Keep Reading

Bloomberg BNA Changes

As of December 31, 2018, Bloomberg BNA will be retired as a standalone product and will be available exclusively on Bloomberg Law. Previously, Bloomberg Law was only available to the law school community, but will now be accessible to all Vanderbilt University faculty, staff, and students via campus IP on January 1, 2019. Non-law students,… Keep Reading

Art+Feminism topic of Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

In March, Vanderbilt Libraries will join individuals and organizations across the globe for a Wikipedia Edit-a-thon designed to improve content on feminism, gender and the arts on Wikipedia sites. Art+Feminism 2019 is in the fifth year of a six-year campaign that focuses on gender and non-binary artists and encourages new editors to participate, especially women… Keep Reading