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Hilary A. Craiglow

Acting University Librarian

Academic Affairs


Hilary Craiglow melds the rich tradition of libraries with innovative service delivery. She strategically leads nine campus libraries, central library operating units, and the Art Gallery.  She helps ensure that the Vanderbilt community has access to premium information products, unique primary resources, warm and welcoming facilities, and a knowledgeable, helpful staff.

Hilary earned her undergraduate degree at Antioch College and graduate degree, in Library and Information Science, at the University of Texas, at Austin. She has worked at Vanderbilt for the past 16 years. Originally from New York, Hilary lives in Nashville with her teenage daughter and toy poodle. 


Craiglow, Hilary A. (2020). Business Libraries by Design. Ticker: The Academic Librarianship Review, 4(2). DOI:

Craiglow, Hilary A. and LaVoice, Kelly. (2020). Bridging Gaps: Libraries and Software Computing for MBAs. Ticker: The Academic Librarianship Review, 4(2). DOI:

Anderson, C. and Craiglow, H. (2017). Text mining in business libraries. Journal of Business and Finance Librarianship, 22(2), 19—165 DOI:

Roy, L. and Craiglow, H. (1994). Incorporating Oral History into the Curriculum. Selected Papers from the Annual Conference of the International Association of School Librarianship, Pittsburgh, PA.

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