Website Refresh

On January 3rd, the library website was refreshed! The main change is the search box on the home page, Bringing researchers closer to the library’s  premium content. Although the library website is regularly updated for usability, policy and service changes, and new content to reflect our changing, dynamic organization, this is one of the more… 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

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

Proposals for Library Fellows projects now being accepted!

Library Fellows projects are one- to two-semester long strategic initiatives that advance scholarship and learning. Previous Fellows projects include digitization, app development, data analysis, mapping, and special collection exhibits. To learn more about the Library Fellows program, past and current projects and how you can benefit from the program click here.

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

Alumni Access to Law Databases

When on campus, alumni may access most of the library’s electronic resources available through Vanderbilt libraries. We are also able to offer remote, off-campus, access to a select group of specially licensed alumni databases . To gain remote access, alumni will need a VUNet ID. If you do not already have a VUNet ID, request… Keep Reading