Neonatal Intensive Care Month | Mildred Stahlman

  September is Neonatal Intensive Care Month, always an appropriate time to honor the contributions of Mildred Stahlman, M.D., who pioneered the use of artificial respiration on infant lungs. Dr. Stahlman, who graduated from Vanderbilt medical school in 1946, was awarded a National Institute of Health grant in 1959 to build a modern nursery and… Keep Reading

Avention Has Changed (Back) to OneSource!

The OneSource platform has all the same data and information as Avention’s company and industry information, plus Company IT analysis, executive contact information and market research. OneSource is consistently one of our top used databases due to tools such as the Build A List feature which allows you to build targeted lists of company based… Keep Reading

Semantic Web Working Group

The semantic web working group meets Mondays at noon in the Central Library, room 800FA. Using the architecture of the World Wide Web (such as URI’s and http), the Semantic Web supports a common framework, allowing data to be shared and reused across boundaries both technical and social. The Semantic Web is built on the… Keep Reading

Advancing Open Access & Open Education at Vanderbilt

Two leaders of SPARC (the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition) will speak to the Vanderbilt community, Thursday, September 29, 10:00AM, Central Library (Room 800BB). The event is free and open to all. Nicole Allen, SPARC’s Director of Open Education and Nick Shockey, Director of Programs and Engagement will be a Vanderbilt to share the… Keep Reading

Research Rescue Tip: Interlibrary Loan

There’s nothing worse than finding the perfect article or book for your research … only to realize the library doesn’t own a subscription. Not to worry: Interlibrary Loan (ILL) will save the day. You can use ILL to request loans or copies of materials that aren’t available at Vanderbilt. Vanderbilt is part of a “Rapid… Keep Reading

New from NCBI–Follow Your Favorite PubMed Journals

New from NCBI – Find, Browse, and Follow Biomedical Literature with PubMed Journals, This new feature from the National Center for Biotechnology Information allows users to find, follow, and browse your favorite journals.  There are also journal news feeds to keep users up-to-date. Following a journal requires an NCBI account. Please note – this… Keep Reading

Open Source GIS Working Group

The open source GIS working group meets Thursdays at the Central Library, room 800FA. This group looks at various open source Geographic Information Systems (GIS) tools. Some of these tools include: PosgreSQL/PostGIS, Mapbox/Leaflet, Geoserver, and QGIS. Many of these programs are used to create, store, edit, serve out, and analyze geographic data. Newcomers are always welcome!… Keep Reading