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Nashville Scene’s Critics’ Pick for June 2019: Susan DeMay, “Divergent Practices: A Career in Ceramics” at the Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery

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

Book Love: Fred Arroyo, MTSU faculty and author

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

Input needed on Peabody’s Curriculum Materials Center

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

Clinical Research Preprint Server Accepting Submissions

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

History of Medicine: Data Science and Yellow Fever

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

New Database: Pitchbook

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