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
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
The library is creating a popular magazine collection using Flipster. We would like your help choosing magazines for this online collection. Please vote for five titles that you would like in digital form. The survey closes December 19 at 11:00pm. Thank you!
The trial of the Oomf portable chargers is up and running. Phone charging is a service frequently requested by students, and Oomf provides a fully portable way to charge your mobile devices. Your feedback about this test of Oomf devices will help the library determine if we should keep them. Stop by the Oomf display… Keep Reading
Let’s give thanks for books, which have been scientifically proven to add years to your life! See the latest research. All the best to you and yours!
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
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.
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
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
Winter Break hours will begin Dec. 20: Monday-Friday 9 AM to 5 PM Closed Weekends and on Dec. 24 and 25 Spring Semester regular hours will resume on Jan. 10th. Have a wonderful break!