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Vanderbilt celebrates GIS Day Nov. 14-16

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.

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Course Reading List Tool training Oct. 31-Nov. 2

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.

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Discussion on copyright and fair use in teaching and scholarship Oct. 25

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.

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‘Informed Citizenship and the Economics of Information’ Oct. 15

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.

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Sports and Society Initiative launches new series examining Olympics from diverse angles

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.

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Vanderbilt libraries offers Open Journal Systems training May 9

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.

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‘The Power of Propaganda’ exhibit opens at Central Library April 19

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.

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Buchanan Library Fellows present Geographic Information Systems April 18

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.

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Vanderbilt Libraries host inaugural Edible Books Festival

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.

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Experience ‘The Sound of Silent Voices’ at Central Library April 10

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.

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Library Passover exhibition features Amsterdam Haggadah

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.

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‘Lemonade and Wax Cylinders’ March 22

Mar. 21, 2018—The Wilson Music Library will host its annual spring celebration of recorded sound on Thursday, March 22, from 3 to 5 pm. Martin Fisher from the MTSU Center for Popular Music will be on hand to record your voice or instrument the old-fashioned way: on wax cylinder.

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