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1994-1995: Vanderbilt’s second homepage (below) was the first to go live. Only a few academic or administrative departments had sites to link to from the homepage, however.

Vanderbilt University

(Last Modified: 3 January 1995)

Welcome to the Vanderbilt University World Wide Web server, a gateway to information services provided by and for the Vanderbilt community. Vanderbilt is an independent university with an undergraduate program and a full range of graduate and professional programs. It has a strong faculty of over 1,600 full-time members and a diverse student body of about 9,700.
Students from many regions, backgrounds and disciplines come together for multidisiplinary study and research. (Select this link to read about the current status of this server.)

Table of Contents for this Home Page

Academic WWW Servers

College of Arts and Science
Department of Mathematics
The Department of Mathematics W3 server offers information about some of the courses taught by the department, the Graduate Program, and faculty and their research interests.
Department of Psychology
The Department of Psychology in the College of Arts and Science offers a home page. This home page has information about the Cognitive Science and the Clinical Science areas, and the graduate program offered by the department
Blair School of Music
Blair has a WWW home page for its course in Computer Music (MUSC 216). Blair also offers information about Music
to Go
, a listing of all the classes offerd by the School for non-music majors.
School of Engineering
The School of Engineering offers access to the Electronics Laboratory of the Future home page, the Intelligent Robotics Laboratory home page, and the Space Electronics Research Group home page. The School houses an anonymous
Owen Graduate School of Management
OGSM currently houses a W3 server dedicated to Computer-Mediated Marketing Environments (CMEs). There is also a home page for the class Economics of the Firm (MGT 322).
School of Medicine
The School of Medicine houses various W3 servers. You can access the BMES (contact for questions regarding this server), the Medical Center Library and the Virgil Project servers.

The Jean and Alexander Heard Library

This is the gateway to the Library’s WWW server. It offers, among other things, information about all the libraries that make up Vanderbilt’s library system, library employment opportunities, access to ACORN, and a handy online Reference Shelf.

Other W3 Servers at Vanderbilt

This is the server’s administrator corner, a collection of hypertext documents that point to useful html-based resources.
Computational Science
This section offers access to the Computational Science Educational Project. For questions regarding this project, contact the editor, Verena Umar, at
Local Art Galleries On-Line
This section offers access to the on-line exhibitions of Vanderbilt artists. You can link to an exhbition of Computational
, by VUCC Research Artist Brian Evans.
Television News Archive
An electronic version of the publication Television News Index and Abstracts, which allows people to identify television newscasts. Copies from the Archive’s collection are loaned to individuals throughout the world for reference, study, classroom instruction, and research.
Vanderbilt University
This is the gateway to the Press’s World Wide Web homepage. In the future, you will be able to access a hypertext version of the seasonal catalogs of books published by Vanderbilt University Press (select this link to access a gopher version), sales and order information (gopher version), excerpts from recent Vanderbilt titles, and much more.
Virtual School
A project of Vanderbilt University that enables K-12 educators to communicate electronically with each other in order to share resources, ideas, techniques, and other aspects of their work.

World Wide Web Servers in Nashville

Belmont University
Belmont University has an experimental W3 server, which includes a pointer to their gopher server.
Fisk University
Select this link to access the Fisk University World Wide Web Server. It includes information about Departments,
Faculty and Students, among other things.
Middle Tennessee State University
Middle Tennessee State University, a co-educational, tax-supported institution, is located in Murfreesboro
at the geographic center of the state.
Complete listing of WWW servers in the Nashville area.

Other Information Services at Vanderbilt

By selecting this section you will gain access to the TELNET gateway to ACORN, Vanderbilt libraries’ online catalog. (Description of Acorn.) If you see the prompt USERNAME: type ACORN and press the RETURN key.
This link takes you to the VUinfo server. (Description of VUinfo.)
You can use SHUNI (the Simple HTML USNET News Interface) to access Vanderbilt’s news server. In order to use this interface, your web browser must be able to handle forms. This interface allows you to access all the news groups received
by our news server, or you can have listed the newsgroups that match a given keyword, or you can ge a list of the newsgroups whose description matches the given keyword. (This service is restricted to on campus users.)
VU Ph Directory
From this link you can access the Vanderbilt Univerisity on-line directory.
VUCC anonymous ftp
From this link you can access the Computer Center’s anonymous ftp server.

Handbook for Computing at Vanderbilt

The Computing at Vanderbilt handbook is published annually by the Vanderbilt University Forum on Distributed Computing.

Computer Center Services

The Vanderbilt University Computer Center (VUCC) provides a variety of computer and technology related services to the campus.


Computer Labs and Electronic Classrooms

Computer Labs
on Campus
The Electronic Classroom (Wilson Hall 120)
This link takes you to the Electronic Classroom Home Page.

The Computer Store

This link will take you to Computer Store’s gopher server. Current hardware and software prices, and vendor information can be found here. General information about the Computer Store.

The World Wide Web and the Internet

The World Wide Web Initiative
What’s new with NCSA Mosaic and the World Wide Web
The World Wide Web Virtual Library
Internet Resources Meta-Index
The Whole Internet Catalog
The Big Dummy’s Guide to the Internet
You can access the guide in various formats. Select the hypertext format if you wish to read it using your WWW browser (e.g., lynx). If your browser is configured to display postscript, you can select the postscript version of the guide. If you wish to produce a hardcopy of the guide you probably want to select the compressed format of this document and download it to your personal computer. (The guide is approximately 250 pages long).

Comments to: www@Vanderbilt.EDU (Administrator’s Corner )