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Undergraduate Libraries

Serving undergraduates is a primary mission for four of Vanderbilt's nine libraries. Undergraduates can check out books from any library (except Special Collections), but these are the libraries that most undergraduates will use.

Central Library

Central Library

  • Serves the College of Arts & Sciences
  • Collection emphasis on the Humanities & Social Sciences
  • Leisure Reading & Video collections
  • Phone: 322-2800



Science & Engineering Library

Stevenson Science & Engineering Library

  • Serves the College of Arts & Sciences and the School of Engineering
  • Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Earth & Environmental Science, Mathematics, Physics & Astronomy and the various Engineering disciplines.
  • Open 24-hours weekdays during the regular semester (9:00AM Sunday - 10:00 p.m. Friday)

  • Phone: 322-2775

  • Reference: 322-2717
Peabody Library


Peabody Library

  • Serves the Peabody College of Education & Human Development
  • Learning Commons, a large, flexible group work space, and more than 40 computer workstations
  • Specialized Collections include Curriculum & Test Materials
  • Phone: 322-8095



Blair School of Music

 Anne Potter Wilson Music Library

  • Serves the Blair School of Music
  • Specialized collections of scores & sound recordings
  • Phone: 322-7695



Guide Acknowledgement

The creation of this guide was inspired by Syracuse University Library's Research Tools for Student-Athletes Subject Guide. thanks to Lesley Pease and Tarida Anantachai at the Syracuse University Library.