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

Take a Study Break with some Dogs

Study Break with Dogs Is today at three locations from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Central Library outside of main entrance, Peabody Library lawn, Blair School outside of main entrance. See you then!

Hits Ideal For Saving A Life – CPR

“The whole point is just to have fun, and if you can save somebody’s life while humming Missy Elliott’s Work It, then that’s OK with us!” Do you know the correct tempo to perform chest compressions at? it is 100-120 beats per minute New York-Presbyterian Hospital has put together a list of songs that have… Keep Reading

NPR QUIZ: What Came Out Of World War I?

“World War I shook up the world in a dramatic way — and from that chaos emerged inventions, words and other things we still use today. Can you identify them all?” -NPR  March 10, 2014 Take the Quiz at NPR.org 

Access Medicine Visit and Demo

A representative from Access Medicine will be at the Eskind Biomedical Library on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 from 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM. Boxed lunches will be provided. The Lunch & Learn session will be held in the library’s training room. Please send your RSVP and other questions to eskindlibrary@vanderbilt.edu.