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

PubMed Tutorial

A new tutorial on searching PubMed from a Social Sciences perspective is now available.  This tutorial is useful for any interdisciplinary researchers who are looking at the field of health and medicine through their disciplinary lens, but may not be familiar with searching PubMed.  See the tutorial now. The tutorial is available on the library’s… Keep Reading

Simplify copyright clearance for teaching materials

A new tool, called SIPX, will help streamline the copyright clearance process. Integrated with Blackboard, SIPIX draws in all types of content and data, including library-licensed content and open-access materials. The library will host SIPX training for faculty and staff from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. on July 26, 27 and 28 at the Central Library,… Keep Reading

Library Survey- Help Us Help You!

Take this 5 to 8 minutes, confidential survey to let us know how we are doing! Your participation in past surveys have created improvements like: Food for Thought Café in the Central Library Additional Group Study Rooms Implementation of a faculty delivery service Help us continue to improve your experience at Vanderbilt University with the… Keep Reading

Upgrade of Acorn Server, Downtime Scheduled

Beginning at 10:00pm on May 31st all links to the Acorn library catalog will be re-directed to DiscoverLibrary, the library’s information discovery tool.   This is necessary while the system is migrated to a new server and  the software is upgraded. DiscoverLibrary allows users to search across a wider-breath of the library’s materials. In addition to… Keep Reading