Favorite Library Websites

Do you have a favorite library website from a previous institution? If so, please send the name of the school or library and web link/url to Philip Walker, Eskind Biomedical Library, philip.d.walker@vanderbilt.edu. The Vanderbilt University Libraries are currently evaluating library system vendors in an effort to replace our current system within the next year. Stay… Keep Reading

Winter Break

The university’s winter break for 2016 is Friday, December 23, through Friday, December 30, followed by the New Year’s Day holiday, celebrated Monday, January 2, 2017. The university will return to full operating status on Tuesday, January 3, 2017. While most areas of campus will be closed for the upcoming break, some campus libraries will… Keep Reading

Let’s Help the Furry Animals this Holiday Season

Donation box for the Nashville Humane Association’s pet supply drive right inside the front doors of Eskind BioMedical Library Donations are being accepted until December 13, 2016. Needed Items Milk Bones Sm/Med/Lg Towels/Blankets Newspaper 13 Gallon/55 Gallon Trash Bags Sensitive Stomach Dry and Canned Cat Food Sensitive Stomach Dry and Canned Dog Food Grain Free Dog… Keep Reading

Thanksgiving With The 300th General Hospital Unit

As Thanksgiving approaches we take time to look back on past celebrations and the history of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Medical schools throughout the country formed reserve units in preparation for the United States entering WWII. Under the leadership of Hugh J. Morgan, the 300th General Hospital Unit formed as a reserve unit in… Keep Reading

CDC’s Holiday Health and Safety Tips

Wash hands your hands often Bundle up for warmth Manage stress Don’t drink and drive Be smoke free Fasten belts while driving Get exams and screenings Get your vaccinations Monitor the children Practice fire safety Prepare dinner safely Eat well and get moving

Great American Smokeout

About 42 million Americans still smoke cigarettes, and tobacco use remains the single largest preventable cause of disease and premature death in the United States. As of 2013, there were also 12.4 million cigar smokers in the US, and over 2.3 million who smoke tobacco in pipes — other dangerous and addictive forms of tobacco…. Keep Reading

Heard Library to test Oomf portable device chargers!

Eight campus libraries will begin a pilot project to make portable chargers for mobile devices available to the campus community.  Oomf provides on-the-go students with a powerful, portable charging service for any micro-USB or Apple Lightning® compatible device. Oomf smart chargers are available to rent and return at designated locations around campus, giving students the… Keep Reading

Quick Tips for New Website

Find Electronic Journals in the Search Library icon at the top of the page. The Ejournals is the 4th tab. Ejournals can be searched by title or browsed by subject.  To browse by subject click the search button and then click the subject tab.        

Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon | October 25 11AM to 4PM | Nashville Architecture

The Jean and Alexander Heard Library at Vanderbilt University is hosting an Edit-A-Thon focused on developing, improving, and updating Wikipedia articles about the built environment of Nashville.  Join us in learning and writing about our city and its architects, monuments, and public spaces. This is an excellent opportunity to learn the basics of Wikipedia editing… Keep Reading