For Visitors to Central
Explore library-wide exhibits, rare collections, and unique displays.
Photocopiers and Scanners
All university libraries have multi-functional machines where patrons can print, make photocopies or scan to email or to a flash drive. A guest printing card is required to do any of these functions. Guest printing cards can be purchased from the kiosk located on the fourth floor computer area. There is a one-time cost of $1.00 for the reloadable guest card purchase. The cost for printing or making copies is $0.09 per page for black and white and $0.14 for color. There is no charge to scan, but a balance must be on the print card. Please ask at the service desk if assistance is needed.
Other Local Libraries and Collections
The Nashville metro area is rich in university and college representation, with most libraries opening their doors to and welcoming visitors. Some campus libraries in the midtown and downtown areas include:Nashville Public Library and the Tennessee State Library and Archives.
There are nine libraries at Vanderbilt University with holdings to support research in a wide variety of subjects. Visitors are welcome to browse the open book stacks, to use a breadth of electronic journals and books, newspapers and periodicals, and to use government documents.
Hours of Vanderbilt Libraries
Access and Use of Vanderbilt Libraries