Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries
Aug. 29, 2018—Reading award-winning news stories in "The New York Times" and "Wall Street Journal" is now easier, thanks to a News Desk portal just added to the Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries homepage.
Aug. 21, 2018—The Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries will open “From Listeners to Leaders: A History of Women at Vanderbilt” on Tuesday, Aug. 28, featuring documents, books, photos, newspaper articles and oral histories about women's experiences on campus in the 1960s, '70s and '80s.
Jul. 30, 2018—The Vanderbilt Television News Archive, founded in 1968 as a three-month "experiment" to explore possible bias in network newscasts, is marking its 50th year of continuous operation.
Jul. 24, 2018—Library users will experience faster, more robust searches and other digital improvements that foster learning, thanks to the launch of a new integrated library system and more.
Jul. 23, 2018—The Annette and Irwin Eskind Family Biomedical Library and Learning Center opened July 18 after a yearlong, $12.9 million renovation to support the continuing evolution of medical education.
Jul. 11, 2018—An oil portrait of former Tennessee Titan Eddie George by America's foremost living portrait artist is on display at the Fine Arts Gallery through July 14.
May. 11, 2018—Vanderbilt’s Slave Societies Digital Archive hosted scholars from around the world for its third Digital Humanities and the History of Slavery workshop at the Jean and Alexander Heard Library.
May. 7, 2018—Library users will find searches faster and easier when a new system debuts this summer in the Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries.
May. 3, 2018—Vanderbilt University Libraries' annual cultural heritage symposium June 1 will explore the ethical dimensions of digital scholarship.
Mar. 23, 2018—Twenty-two violins—most most of which were played by Jewish musicians interned in concentration camps during the Holocaust—have arrived in Music City from Israel, where they will be heard once more as the Violins of Hope. Vanderbilt's Blair School of Music and the Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries have planned several special events in honor of the initiative in March and April.
Mar. 23, 2018—The Friends of Vanderbilt's Libraries will host an evening exploration into the card game of whist March 27.
Mar. 21, 2018—James “Tristan” Keen, mailroom manager for the nine libraries in the Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries system, is the final recipient of a Chancellor’s Heart and Soul Staff Appreciation Award for the 2017-18 academic year.