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Opportunity NOW interns research VU’s original library books

Aug. 2, 2017—Three Metro Nashville high school students researched the earliest books acquired by Vanderbilt Libraries while participating in Mayor Megan Barry's Opportunity NOW youth employment program.

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Enroll in Vanderbilt Osher spring 2017 classes

Feb. 24, 2017—The August total solar eclipse, digital humanities and moral intelligence are among the diverse topics covered during the spring term of Vanderbilt's Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.

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Student-curated projects launch Vanderbilt Libraries exhibition

May. 4, 2016—Students in two College of Arts and Science classes drew on rare materials from Vanderbilt Special Collections to create exhibits for "The Campus Curates: Illuminations, Enlightenment and Discovery," now on display at the Central Library.

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Renowned education technologist to speak at Vanderbilt

Mar. 5, 2016—Robbie K. Melton will discuss and showcase some of the latest smart technologies transforming education when the award-winning TSU professor and administrator speaks at Central Library March 16.

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Technology enhances perceptions at Vanderbilt Libraries exhibition

Aug. 24, 2015—"Picturing Our World," a new exhibition at Vanderbilt Libraries, juxtaposes recent technological advances with more traditional images of the universe and our place in it.

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‘Fight for Freedom’ exhibition opens at Vanderbilt Heard Central Library

Jun. 11, 2014—Vanderbilt Central Library shares stories of journalists and others who put their lives on the line for freedom in a new exhibition open to the public.

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Rare Toni Morrison books on display at Vanderbilt library

May. 3, 2013—An exhibition drawn from more than 50 volumes in Vanderbilt University Special Collections that are by or about 2013 Senior Day speaker Toni Morrison are on display in the Central Library.

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2012 Southern Festival of Books features Vanderbilt faculty

Oct. 11, 2012—Vanderbilt professors are well represented among the authors participating in the 2012 Southern Festival of Books: A Celebration of the Written Word Oct. 12, 13 and 14 in downtown Nashville. The free festival, which began in 1989, is a three-day celebration of authors, writing and reading. Every author on the program takes part in a session, either...

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2012 Southern Festival of Books features Vanderbilt faculty

Oct. 5, 2012—Vanderbilt professors are well represented among the authors participating in the 2012 Southern Festival of Books: A Celebration of the Written Word Oct. 12, 13 and 14 in downtown Nashville. The free festival, which began in 1989, is a three-day celebration of authors, writing and reading. Every author on the program takes part in a...

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Listen: Vanderbilt Libraries’ exhibit spotlights beloved entertainers

Sep. 13, 2012—“Stage & Screen: The Star Quality of Vanderbilt’s Performing Arts Collections,” now open at Vanderbilt University’s renovated Central Library and Special Collections, invites viewers to step “behind the curtain” of some of the world’s most memorable productions.

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Listen: Website offers window into daily life in Civil War Tennessee

Jan. 30, 2012—Little-known stories of how Civil War-era Tennesseans lived their lives away from the battlefield are now accessible on the Shades of Gray and Blue website, created through a collaborative effort of Vanderbilt Libraries, Middle Tennessee State University Walker Library and the Center for Historical Preservation at Middle Tennessee State University.

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Help Central Library name the thing on the floor

Jan. 20, 2012—Calling all students, faculty and staff: What do you call the projection of search terms that you see when you enter the Central Library on the fourth floor? The Word Cloud? The Word Fountain? That Thingy? The library needs your help in naming this beautiful design feature. Beginning Monday, Jan. 30, and continuing through Friday,...

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