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Campus Training for new Library Search tool

Have you HEARD? There’s a new search system for the Vanderbilt Libraries. Join us as we show you how to use the new library catalog  and upgraded library website to become a fast and efficient user of the Vanderbilt Libraries resources! All sessions are from 3:10-4:00pm on the following dates: August 15 – 418A Central Library August 21 – 418A Central Library… Keep Reading

The Annette and Irwin Eskind Family Biomedical Library – Past and Future

2018 – 2019 Flexner Deans’ Lecture Series Monday, August 13, 2018 12 pm in Room 208, Light Hall Dr. William W. Stead, MD The Annette and Irwin Eskind Family Biomedical Library – Past and Future – Changing What Clinicians Need To Know and How They Learn Dr. William Stead is Chief Strategy Officer for Vanderbilt… Keep Reading

Happy Book Lovers’ Day

A cottage industry of book-related news reminds us that books are dying, or dead, or on life support. But as librarians, we know that’s not the whole story. On National Book Lovers’ Day, let’s look at loving books and re-reading them.  As children, learning to read opens doors for us.  Laura Miller thinks “the first… Keep Reading

From Listeners to Leaders: A History of Women at Vanderbilt

Buchanan Fellows Exhibition Reception   August 28, 12:00-1:00 Central Library Second Floor Gallery This summer, four undergraduates have been working with Dr. Rory Dicker and staff from the Women’s Center and the libraries to explore the history of women at Vanderbilt. The exhibition is part of campus celebrations around the 40th anniversary of the Margaret… Keep Reading

R Studio Workshops

Vanderbilt University’s R Working Group, established through the university’s library system, is open to all campus community members. In this group, we seek to supply learners with a foundational knowledge of the R programming language. Vanderbilt’s R Working Group is established by Meredith Broadway, Data Analysis Librarian at Walker Management Library. Website: https://commodore-r-group.github.io/ Commodore R… Keep Reading

Update Your Google Scholar Settings

Take advantage of one-click access from Google Scholar to scholarly articles purchased by the library. If you are a Google Scholar user at VU, our new library search system *may* require action on your part. Please go to the Google Scholar settings page, click on Library Links, search for Vanderbilt, select: “Vanderbilt University Library – Findit@VU”… Keep Reading

New Rank and Promotion System for Professional Librarians Recognizes Information Expertise

Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente and the deans of the schools and colleges have approved a new rank and promotion system for Vanderbilt’s professional librarians to go into effect on September 1. The move brings Vanderbilt in line with the practices of other research institutions, where librarian performance is incentivized… Keep Reading

Eskind Biomedical Library opens with a new look and a new site.

The Annette and Irwin Eskind Family Biomedical Library and Learning Center is now open after a year-long renovation. In addition, the library will unveil its new library platform on Monday, July 23rd and a new web site on Tuesday, July 24th. The year-long renovation brings new lighting, new furniture, a beautiful information desk, an amazing… Keep Reading

Improvements to Library Search and Website

Summer 2018 is proving to be an exciting and busy time for the Vanderbilt Libraries as we move to an entirely revamped digital footprint including a new Integrated Library System (the library catalog search and backend operations), as well as a new library web presence, and improved course reading list software. These changes were based… Keep Reading