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OAK gets new look and functionality Aug. 12

Aug. 8, 2012—OAK (Online Access to Knowledge), Vanderbilt’s course management system, is expanding its current functionality to provide additional services and customizations and to make course delivery and management more efficient. The updated version of OAK debuts Sunday, Aug. 12. The improvements are the result in part of requests made by Vanderbilt’s schools and student leaders. Over...

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Lehman receives Dolan Spirit Award

Jun. 22, 2012—Lara Beth Lehman, who works at Peabody Library, was honored June 19 by the University Staff Advisory Council with the 2012 Karen L.A. Dolan Spirit Award.

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Panel: Libraries and the impact of Internet technology

Jun. 13, 2012—Internet technology (IT)  in 21st century higher education and its impact on libraries and IT departments will be the focus of a June 19 panel discussion in the Central Library’s Community Room. The event, which begins at 10 a.m., will feature two higher education administrators who manage both IT and library services. They will discuss...

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Construction projects will transform campus this summer

Jun. 6, 2012—Noticed an increase of construction workers and equipment in your area? Seen signs that read “Construction Zone” as you make your way across campus? With many students and faculty away, summer is an ideal time to make headway on major construction projects that will improve and transform Vanderbilt’s campus. Some projects, like College Halls at...

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There’s still time to take library survey, win prizes

Apr. 4, 2012—It’s not too late to take the library’s service quality survey and enter to win a drawing for an iPad, a Kindle Fire and other great prizes. All Vanderbilt faculty, students and staff – including those at the medical center – are encouraged to take LibQUAL+ 2012, which will be used to assess the quality...

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Listen: From barbecue to Burt, Southern lit conference covers the gamut

Mar. 23, 2012—Approximately 150 professors and graduate students from across the nation with expertise in Southern writing and related topics will gather in Nashville March 29-31 for the Society for the Study of Southern Literature’s biannual conference. This year’s theme is anniversaries, according to Michael Kreyling, the Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of English and president of the professional support...

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From barbecue to Burt, Southern lit conference covers the gamut

Mar. 21, 2012—More than 150 professors and graduate students from across the nation with expertise in Southern writing and related topics will gather in Nashville March 29-31 for the Society for the Study of Southern Literature’s biannual conference.

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Vanderbilt Central Library earns gold for ‘green’ renovation

Mar. 16, 2012—Vanderbilt University’s Central Library has been awarded gold certification for its environmentally friendly 2010 renovation from the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System.

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Give your feedback today in the library services survey

Mar. 16, 2012—Students enjoy using the renovated Parkes Armistead Reading Room at Vanderbilt’s Central Library. (Vanderbilt University) A survey that should take only five to 10 minutes for you to complete will help guide future priorities for the Jean and Alexander Heard Library system and all of its libraries and collections. All Vanderbilt faculty, students and staff...

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Sound off on library services through LibQUAL+ survey

Mar. 8, 2012—A survey that should take only five to 10 minutes for you to complete will help guide future priorities for the Jean and Alexander Heard Library system and all of its libraries and collections. All Vanderbilt faculty, students and staff – including those at the medical center – are encouraged to take LibQUAL+ 2012, a...

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Make note of modified hours over Spring Break

Mar. 2, 2012—Most Vanderbilt schools are observing Spring Break March 5-9. Residence halls close at 9 a.m. Saturday, March 3, and re-open at 9 a.m. Sunday, March 11. Visit the Office of Housing and Residential Education website for more information. Dining Services, Vanderbilt libraries and the Sarratt Student Center will modify their hours of operation over Spring...

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Vanderbilt forum to explore outlook for Tennessee auto industry

Feb. 23, 2012—Sen. Lamar Alexander will join other key players from the history of Tennessee’s auto industry March 12 from 6 to 7 p.m. for “The Auto Industry Comes to Tennessee,” a panel discussion at Vanderbilt University’s Central Library.

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