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. 23, 2018—The Friends of Vanderbilt's Libraries will host an evening exploration into the card game of whist March 27.
Mar. 9, 2018—A Swarthmore biology professor who is working to bridge the gap between science and humanities will speak at Vanderbilt Law School March 15.
Mar. 2, 2018—Vanderbilt has acquired three rare 17th-century volumes by famed philosopher Baruch Spinoza, thanks to the Provost's Library Collective Initiative. They will be on public display March 12.
Feb. 26, 2018—Richard (BA’57, MD’61) and Poppy (BSN’61) Buchanan will establish the Poppy Pickering Buchanan and Richard D. Buchanan Library Fellows Fund. This fund will benefit students and future library users by supporting strategic projects in which selected students work on multidisciplinary teams under the mentorship of faculty and professional librarians.
Feb. 16, 2018—"The American Presidency" exhibition, drawing on rare memorabilia and biographies in the Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries' Special Collections, will open with a talk by presidential historian Thomas Alan Schwartz Feb. 20.
Feb. 13, 2018—Developing a formal plan to bring more librarians' expertise into the undergraduate research experience was among the winning ideas in the Wild Bunch Library Design Challenge for Vanderbilt students.
Jan. 3, 2018—A program that creates in-depth learning experiences for undergraduate students with diverse library resources has been endowed with a $1 million gift by alumni Poppy and Richard Buchanan.
Nov. 13, 2017—Increasing public awareness and coverage of outstanding women scientists are the goals of a Wikipedia edit-a-thon with Alice White, a historian of science, at the Wond'ry Nov. 14.
Oct. 12, 2017—Martin Seay, author of the acclaimed novel "The Mirror Thief," will discuss the future of reading at the Central Library Oct. 17.
Sep. 18, 2017—Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente has charged a new committee comprising authors, faculty and university leaders to make strategic recommendations for Vanderbilt University Press.
Aug. 25, 2017—Vanderbilt has acquired the George Clulow and U.S. Playing Card Co. Gaming Collection—one of the world's premiere collections of books about card games, games of chance, playing cards and chess.