Applications Accepted Now for 2018 Spring Library Fellowships

Are you an undergraduate looking for a way to learn new skills and earn money this spring?  You might consider applying for a Buchanan Library Fellowship. Fellows are paid a stipend for completion of an immersive project. We have two seminar-style fellowship programs scheduled for the spring semester. The Power of Propaganda, Persuasion, and Information… Keep Reading

NIH Statement on Publishing

The National Institutes of Health recently released a statement encouraging authors to publish papers arising from NIH-funded research in reputable journals. See more information below. Statement on Article Publication Resulting from NIH Funded Research Notice Number: NOT-OD-18-011 Release Date:  November 3, 2017 Issued by National Institutes of Health (NIH) Purpose To protect the credibility of published research,… Keep Reading

Upcoming Hours @ Peabody Library

Peabody Library’s Thanksgiving Break Hours will be: Sunday, 11/19 – 10:00am-6:00pm Monday, 11/20 – Wednesday, 11/22 –  7:30am-6:00pm Thursday, 11/23 – CLOSED Friday, 11/24 – 10:00am-5:00pm Saturday, 11/25 – 10:00am-6:00pm Reminder for Finals: Extended hours (open 24/7) start on Sunday, November 26 and last through Friday, December 15. Have a restful Thanksgiving Break!

World GIS Day November 15

On Wednesday, November 15, the Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries will be celebrating World GIS Day with a lively and thought-provoking workshop, talk, and reception hosted in the Central Library. The schedule of events is below – for more information, please contact Lindsey Fox (Lindsey.Fox@vanderbilt.edu).GIS Day – November 15, 2017 Introduction to GeoJSON and GeoJSON-T (Workshop) Who: Karl Grossner… Keep Reading

Women in Science – Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon 

Tuesday November 14, 2017 The Wond’ry @ Vanderbilt University 2414 Highland Ave #102, Nashville, TN 37213 10:00am to 3:00pm   Speaker: Dr. Alice White, Wellcome Library, London Schedule 10:30                     Dr. Alice White, “Women and Wikipedia in the Wellcome Collections” 11:15                     How to Edit : Helpful Tips and Tricks 11:30                     Brainstorming 12:00                     Lunch and Editing Co-Sponsored… Keep Reading

Eskind Biomedical Librarians win Poster Research Awards

Members of the Eskind Biomedical Library and Special Collections presented their poster, “Who (re)Moved my Digital Library? A Case Study of Library Integration and its Impact” at two annual meetings this Fall. The poster won the Second Place Research Award at the South Central Chapter of the Medical Library Association in Albuquerque, NM and Third… Keep Reading

TV News Archive Podcast

The Vanderbilt Television News Archive now has a monthly podcast called News Knowledge, which you can subscribe to through iTunes, or listen to by going to our News Knowledge website. In this podcast we explore the many ways that the Vanderbilt Television News Archive’s collection of national news broadcasts can be utilized to understand the… Keep Reading

New Accessibility Options for Persons with Print Disabilities

The Libraries are working on a number of projects that address accessibility issues for persons with print disabilities or whose disabilities do not allow them to use printed books. Individuals on campus – students, faculty or staff – with a print disability can now request electronic copies of more than 14 million titles held in… Keep Reading

Library Fellows Explore the Once and Future Book

This fall, six library fellows worked with Osher Lifelong Learning (OLLI) students and librarians to curate an exhibition on the history of the book.  Students participated in  ten weekly seminar classes taught by library staff where they came into contact with some of the oldest books in the libraries’ collections. Classes covered early means of… Keep Reading