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Library services at the Walker Management Library will be closed from July 4th to July 7th. Our summer hours will resume on Monday, July 8th. We wish everyone a very happy Fourth of July.
Due to construction on campus, Peabody Library will be without water and closed on Saturday, June 22. We will resume normal summer hours at 10:00 am on Sunday, June 23. We apologize for the inconvenience. All hours for the Libraries can be found here.
The Nashville Scene named “Divergent Practices,” our exhibition of work by retiring professor and ceramics guru Susan DeMay, the thing to see this week! Visit us at the Fine Arts Gallery—Summer hours are Tuesday through Friday, noon–4pm, and Saturdays 1–5pm. And mark your calendars for August 9 at 5pm for a vibrant talk by DeMay… Keep reading
What was your favorite book as a child? Do you reread your favorite books? The library vlog Book Love celebrates reading and how books connect us. This week, Fred Arroyo, author of Western Avenue and Other Fictions, shortlisted for the 2014 William Saroyan International Prize for Writing and faculty at MTSU, discusses his favorite books…. Keep reading
Peabody Library is currently undergoing an assessment project to determine how to organize the Curriculum Materials Center (CMC)’s unique collections. Peabody College faculty and students are encouraged to participate in this brief survey to share their thoughts. This project, led by Amy Corbitt, Peabody Library’s CMC Coordinator, and Laren Anderson, MLIS candidate at Rutgers, will help… Keep reading
medRxiv is a preprint server for the clinical research community. It is a collaborative effort between BMJ, Yale University, and Cold Harbor Spring Laboratory. Papers may be submitted but the official launch date is June 25, 2019. More information on the policies and procedures of medRxiv is available at the medRxiv homepage. Additional content is posted… Keep reading
The Historical Collections of the National Library of Medicine curated a new exhibit titled, Politics of Yellow Fever in Alexander Hamilton’s America. Their online magazine, Circulating Now, has a very interesting piece on data science in the 18th and 19th centuries based upon the exhibit. Data Science in Politics of Yellow Fever: Medical Research Before… Keep reading
The Walker Management Library has recently acquired Pitchbook, a new database for analyzing private equity, venture capital, and mergers & acquisitions across the private investment lifecycle. This database provides information on deals, funds, and investors. Pitchbook will be helpful for future entrepreneurs who want to determine investors active in certain spaces, and those on the… Keep reading
What was your favorite book as a child? Has it stayed important to you as you reread it? Do you travel with a copy of your favorite novel? The library vlog Book Love celebrates reading and how books connect us. Clips of interviews with colleagues, students, faculty and visiting speakers about their favorite books will… Keep reading