Global Handwashing Day, Sunday October 15th

Go out and buy some soap to celebrate Global Handwashing Day which is Sunday October 15th “Handwashing with soap is an easy, effective, and affordable do-it-yourself protection that prevents infections and saves lives.” See goo.gl/10ZL7T for more information.

Philip Walker Selected for NLM/AAHSL Leadership Fellowship

Philip Walker has been selected as a fellow in the 2017-2018 NLM/AAHSL Leadership Fellows Program, sponsored by the National Library of Medicine and the Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries.  The Program prepares emerging leaders for director positions in academic health sciences libraries through a year-long mentoring relationship with a director of another library and… Keep Reading

Harriet Lane Handbook, 21e, has been restored to ClinicalKey

The Harriet Lane Handbook, 21e, has been restored to ClinicalKey Please note: A dosage error for hydromorphone HCL (in Child and Adolescent ≥50 kg) has been found and corrected in The Harriet Lane Handbook, 21st edition. The original text indicated that the dose was weight-based, and it is not. The correct text is as follows: Child… Keep Reading

Maladies, Elixirs, and Healers: 500 Years of Medical History from the Eskind Biomedical Library Special Collections

From 16th century alchemical treatises to 20th-century breakthroughs saving millions of lives, this exhibition explores the evolving roles of medicine and healers and how these changes affect the way we live and work today. Early modern distilling manuals, botanical prints, and handwritten cookbooks tell the story of a time when doctors and lay healers alike… Keep Reading

Nominate a Librarian for the “I Love My Librarian” Award!

Nominate a librarian for the 2017 “I Love My Librarian” Award! Our nation’s librarians transform their communities, schools and campuses, and improve the lives of the people they serve every day. If a librarian has made an impact on you in a meaningful way, now is your chance to honor their contributions. The I Love… Keep Reading

Renovation Update

The Eskind Biomedical Library will be closing for renovations from August 2017 to July 2018. Architectural renderings of the upcoming Eskind Biomedical Library are available on the first floor of the library. Please send any comments, suggestion, questions, or concerns to eskindlibrary@vanderbilt.edu. More detailed information will be available in June and July.

Following the latest biomedical literature can be a challenge

Following the latest biomedical literature can be a challenge, but NCBI’s new PubMed Journals will help you keep up-to-date. PubMed Journals lets you: Easily find and follow journals of interest Browse new articles in your favorite journals Keep up-to-date with a Journal News Feed containing new arrivals, news links, trending articles, and important article updates (retractions and… Keep Reading