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Reminder: Curating Digital Collections with Omeka Today

Curating Digital Collections with Omeka Friday, April 10 11 a.m. in Room 418a, Central Library Ed Warga In this workshop participants will learn how to build digital exhibits using the Omeka content management system. Omeka can be used for a variety of projects including digital archives, exhibits, and collections; digital humanities projects; course sites; and […]

Training opportunity: Free Access to OCLC WebJunction

Since 2014, the Tennessee State Library and Archives, has provided free access to OCLC WebJunction’s webinars, self-paced courses, articles and other resources for all library staff. This service is available to all types of libraries.  Here is a recent update from TSLA and OCLC: Much has happened over the first eight months of WebJunction’s new […]

SDC Proposal on Career Development and Promotion Structure in the Vanderbilt Libraries Now Available

The Staff Development Committee has completed its report on Career Development and Promotion Structure in the Vanderbilt Libraries and has submitted the report to Interim Dean Combs and the Library Leadership Team. The report is now available to review via this link on the SDC Sharepoint site. The committee would like to thank all staff […]

Reminder: Degrees of Kevin Bacon: Basics of Network Analysis Today

Degrees of Kevin Bacon: Basics of Network Analysis Friday, March 27 11 a.m. in Room 418a, Central Library Suellen Stringer-Hye Is Kevin Bacon really the best actor to put at the center of the Kevin Bacon game? We’ll find out by looking at a mini film dataset loaded into the NoSQL graph database Neo4j and […]

Career Advancement and Promotion Structure Unmeeting Today

The Staff Development Committee will hold an open forum in the unmeeting format to gather feedback from staff about the applicability of a Career Advancement and Promotion Structure in the Vanderbilt Libraries. The meeting will take place on TODAY (Wednesday March 25) from 10:00am – 11:30am in the Community Room. Please bring your comments, ideas and opinions and be prepared […]

Reminder: Introduction to Data Cleaning and Preservation Today

Introduction to Data Cleaning and Preservation Friday, March 20 11 a.m. in Room 418a, Central Library Morgan Daniels Cleaning and preserving a dataset makes it more available for long-term use and sharing with interested colleagues (and can help you meet funding agency requirements for data management!) In this session, we’ll explore the tool OpenRefine and […]

Reminder: Career Development and Promotional Structure Survey

The Staff Development Committee (SDC) is soliciting feedback from staff regarding its charge to research and recommend models of career advancement that might be adapted for use in the Vanderbilt Libraries. The SDC has chosen three models from our peer institutions for further review. We ask that staff review the following documents, which further explain […]

Hold the Date: Career Advancement and Promotion Structure Unmeeting

The Staff Development Committee will hold an open forum in the unmeeting format to gather feedback from staff about the applicability of a Career Advancement and Promotion Structure in the Vanderbilt Libraries. The meeting will take place on Wednesday March 25 from 10:00am – 11:30am in the Community Room. Please bring your comments, ideas and opinions and be prepared to […]

Reminder: Next Professional Travel Request Deadline is March 15

The next deadline by which to request support for professional development travel is March 15. The Staff Development Committee will meet soon after that date to review requests for professional travel and make recommendations to the Interim Dean. As always, submit your request in a timely manner via the Travel Request Form which is linked on the Travel and […]

Reminder: Introduction to Open Source Statistical Analysis with R Today

Introduction to Open Source Statistical Analysis with R Friday, March 13 11 a.m.  in Room 418a, Central Library Cliff Anderson R is an open source programming language for statistical analysis. In this session, we’ll show you how to get started with R. Learn how to load data into R and to plot simple graphs. We’ll […]

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