Guiding Your Research: Librarians Create New Resources for Students

The Law Librarians have been busily working on new Research Guides for our incoming and continuing students. These guides help students when they are getting started on legal research, looking for information about the library, seeking study aids for substantive courses, or learning more about upper level practical skills. More guides are in the works,… Keep Reading

Law Library Welcomes Students Back to Campus

The Alyne Queener Massey Law Library kicked off the academic year by offering tours to our incoming 1L and LL.M. classes. Many students took advantage of the opportunity to see the space and to meet the law librarians and staff. If you missed the tour, then feel free to reach out to a librarians for… Keep Reading

Law School Final Exams Start April 21

During the final exam period (Monday, April 21 through Friday, May 2), the law library will be open for extended hours for law students only. Hours can be found on the Vanderbilt Libraries’ website and posted outside of the main law library doors. Law students may sign-up to reserve group study rooms in the law library during… Keep Reading

Mobile Apps Now Available for Law Databases

Subscribers to Bloomberg Law, Lexis Advance, and WestlawNext can now download apps directly to their mobile devices. Bloomberg BNA announced a new app for iPhones and Android phones designed to provide Bloomberg Law subscribers with timely, personalized content. The app is available to Bloomberg Law subscribers at no additional charge from the App Store and… Keep Reading

Law Library Installs New Mobile Charging Station

Westlaw has given to the Law Library a multiple-device mobile charging station.  The station can accommodate up to 8 devices- 5 Apple (3 legacy, 2 lightning), 2 Micro (charges all Android, Blackberry, Windows phones), 1 Mini (older devices).  The station has been conveniently placed in the Tarkington Reading Room where students can charge their phones… Keep Reading

Consolidated service point provides single point of contact for library users

When returning law students come to the library this fall, they will notice that the Reference Desk has been removed and replaced with additional lighted tables for study. In order to better serve Vanderbilt Law students and faculty, the Law Library Circulation Desk will be the primary point of contact for users needing assistance. Having… Keep Reading

New Library Website to be unveiled on July 1

Preview the new website On July 1st, the Jean and Alexander Heard Library will launch its progressive new library website.  The pioneering redesign takes into account library user feedback while capturing advances in web design to create a robust user-centered experience. This project is the culmination of a huge collective effort, involving staff from across… Keep Reading

Web Redevelopment for the Jean and Alexander Heard Library

Changes Coming in July, 2013 to www.library.vanderbilt.edu What will change? We’re re-designing pages for the main Heard site and for campus library pages for Central, Divinity, Management, Law, Music, Peabody, Science & Engineering, and Special Collections. The homepage, headers, footers, and navigation will undergo significant revision. Examples: • Campus libraries will be unified with a… Keep Reading