Aug. 16, 2020—The libraries are following university protocols to enhance safety and promote physical distancing, while delivering excellent services and resources for learning and research. Remote resources and services have been expanded over the course of the last few months. Central, Peabody, and Science and Engineering libraries will be open for undergraduate students living off campus to use as an on-campus place to take their online courses. VUID card access is required to enter these buildings and each building has set its own hours.
Aug. 23, 2018—Vanderbilt University has adopted a new policy to provide clear guidance on handling copyrighted materials.
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.
Mar. 7, 2018—Vanderbilt's inaugural Edible Books Festival, where the worlds of food and books collide in creative and delicious ways, is scheduled for Monday, April 2, in the Central Library Community Room.
Nov. 14, 2017—Most Vanderbilt schools are observing a break from classes Nov. 18-26 for the Thanksgiving holiday. Campus Dining locations, Vanderbilt libraries and the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center will modify their hours over Thanksgiving Break.
Dec. 14, 2016—Vanderbilt undergraduate colleges and schools are observing Winter Break Dec. 19-Jan. 6, while Vanderbilt University’s six-day Winter Break for employees will run from Friday, Dec. 23, through Friday, Dec. 30, followed by the New Year’s Day holiday, which will be recognized on Monday, Jan. 2.
Oct. 17, 2016—A visionary $6 million gift to Vanderbilt from the Eskind family ensures that the Eskind Biomedical Library will support the next generation of scientists, physicians, students and patients.
Sep. 10, 2015—Vice Provost for Learning and Residential Affairs Cynthia Cyrus has appointed a faculty committee, chaired by School of Law Dean Chris Guthrie, to conduct a search for the position of Vanderbilt university librarian.
Nov. 20, 2014—Most Vanderbilt schools are observing a break from classes Nov. 22-30 for the Thanksgiving holiday. Campus Dining locations and Vanderbilt libraries will modify their hours over Thanksgiving Break.
Oct. 21, 2014—The Humanities and Technology Camp (THATCamp), described as a collaborative "unconference" that focuses on promoting and developing skills related to digital humanities in an informal manner, is scheduled for Oct. 24 and 25 at the Curb Center for Art, Enterprise and Public Policy.
Nov. 6, 2012—Vanderbilt University and the Vanderbilt Curb Creative Campus Initiative have launched a highly customizable mobile video booth designed to collect and share real-time, authentic stories and voices.