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Vanderbilt Libraries to host two Wikipedia ‘edit-a-thons’

Oct. 14, 2015—Vanderbilt Libraries will celebrate Open Access Week by hosting two Wikipedia edit-a-thons Oct. 15 and 23. The community is invited to participate.

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Race to preserve slavery-era records to be discussed at VU conference

Oct. 13, 2015—Scholars interested in saving fast-disappearing slave records with digital archiving will gather at Vanderbilt's Jean and Alexander Heard Library Oct. 15-17 to compare notes.

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New ‘text mining’ tech tools boon for Vanderbilt researchers

Oct. 2, 2015—A partnership between the Owen Graduate School of Management and Vanderbilt Libraries can benefit the entire campus research community with the availability of new technology tools that include a 'back door portal' to LexisNexis Academic content.

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Future of the libraries focus of new report

Sep. 8, 2015—An assessment of the value the Vanderbilt community places on its libraries and the future of what library services and resources should become are the topics of a report recently released by the Future of the Libraries Committee.

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Vanderbilt University honors 28 as emeriti faculty

May. 8, 2015—Twenty-eight retiring faculty members were recognized during Vanderbilt’s Commencement ceremony May 8, when the university honored their years of service and bestowed on them the title of emeritus or emerita faculty.

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Vanderbilt Zimmerman Judaica Collection: 70 years in the making

May. 1, 2015—A new exhibition marking the 70th anniversary of the Mary and Raymond Zimmerman Judaica Collection is open to the public at the Vanderbilt Divinity Library.

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Helguera, rare book collector and longtime Vanderbilt history professor, has died

Apr. 21, 2015—Vanderbilt mourns the death of J. León Helguera, who taught history for 28 years and donated a treasure trove of books and other writings from Colombia to the university's library.

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Learn about podcasting, makerspaces, more at Library workshop series

Jan. 20, 2015—The purpose of Central Library's Scholarly Communications workshop series is to introduce students, faculty and staff to new tools and techniques in the field of scholarly communications and digital scholarship.

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Make note of modified hours over Winter Break

Dec. 15, 2014—Vanderbilt schools are observing Winter Break Dec. 15-Jan. 2.

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Library to offer lecture and workshop on geographic information systems

Nov. 14, 2014—In celebration of worldwide Geographic Information Sciences (GIS) Day, the Jean and Alexander Heard Library is offering a pair of events Nov. 19.

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Future of the Libraries Committee named

Oct. 23, 2014—A new committee comprising faculty and staff has been charged with developing a vision for the future direction of the Vanderbilt University library system.

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Vanderbilt students observe fall break Oct. 16-19

Oct. 14, 2014—You might notice students with bags in hand, packing car trunks or hopping cabs over the next few days. The Vanderbilt campus will be a bit quieter as students enjoy a fall break from classes Oct. 16-19.

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