Jan. 25, 2019—Vanderbilt’s Center for Latin American Studies and the Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries will host a public lunchtime lecture featuring Jason De León, associate professor of anthropology at the University of Michigan and a MacArthur Fellowship recipient, on Friday, Feb. 8. De León's talk is titled “Soldiers and Kings: Violence, Masculinity and Photoethnographic Practice in the Context of Human Smuggling Across Mexico.”
Nov. 7, 2018—Vanderbilt University will celebrate GIS Day from Wednesday, Nov. 14, through Friday, Nov. 16, with events that showcase Vanderbilt’s innovative applications of technology, data collection, geospatial information visualization and thought leadership through geographic information system technology.
Oct. 25, 2018—Trainer Betsy Post-Garza, customer success manager for Ex Libris-ProQuest Learning Solutions, will return to the Vanderbilt campus to provide instruction and support for using the new Course Reading List Tool (CRLT) to manage and streamline the copyright clearance process with Brightspace.
Oct. 11, 2018—Vanderbilt Libraries and the Digital Humanities Center are partnering to bring two prominent copyright experts to campus Oct. 25 to explore fair use as it applies to research and teaching.
Oct. 11, 2018—What does it mean to be an informed citizen in America today? The Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries’ Open Mind series will explore the topic with a panel discussion on Monday, Oct. 15.
Aug. 16, 2018—“A World of Possibilities: Examining the Olympics from Diverse Angles” encompasses 14 thought-provoking, educational and entertaining events, including film screenings, panel discussions and presentations by scholars, journalists and authors.
May. 7, 2018—Vanderbilt libraries will host an Open Journal Systems training on Wednesday, May 9, from 2 to 5 p.m. in Central Library, Room 418A. All are invited to attend.
Apr. 18, 2018—The Vanderbilt and Nashville communities are welcome to attend the opening reception for the spring 2018 Buchanan Library Fellows undergraduate seminar exhibit, "The Power of Propaganda, Persuasion and Information Dissemination." The exhibit will be open through August 2018.
Apr. 18, 2018—Over the course of the spring semester, six Buchanan Library Fellows worked on Geographic Information Systems (GIS) projects in the Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries. Please join us at 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, to hear the fellows present on their projects and to celebrate their accomplishments.
Apr. 4, 2018—The delightful worlds of food and books came together on the Vanderbilt campus April 2 for the Vanderbilt Libraries' first Edible Books Festival.
Mar. 29, 2018—The Vanderbilt Libraries will host "The Silent Voices Project" on Tuesday, April 10, in the Central Library’s Community Room. Under the artistic direction of Blair faculty member Zachary Ebin, the Toronto-based Ton Beau String Quartet will perform trios and quartets by young composers based on poetry written by children of the Holocaust.
Mar. 23, 2018—A special exhibition at the Central Library from March 29 through April 8 celebrates the recent acquisition of a rare guide to the Passover Seder.