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Cooking from the Archive: Figgy Pudding

Ever wondered, what exactly is figgy pudding? You’ve probably heard it (or its cousin, plum pudding) referenced across English literature and popular culture, but how is it made, what does it look like, and how is it different from American pudding? Traditional English puddings consist of animal fat, dairy, eggs, bread, and other ingredients enclosed… Keep Reading

This Week’s Curator’s Talk: Sold by: John Bell and British Bookselling in the 18th-19th centuries

Join us in the Special Collections Library from 11:15am-12:00pm every Wednesday morning during this semester for fascinating talks led by library librarians, archivists, and curators. To see the full series, click here. This week’s talk: Sold by: John Bell and British Bookselling in the 18th-19th centuries What did it mean to be a bookseller at the… Keep Reading

Freely Available Clinical Guidelines

The ECRI Institute has reinstated the clinical guidelines formerly known as the National Guideline Clearinghouse. It is now known as the ECRI Guidelines Trust and the guidelines are still free but require registration. Additional information about the guidelines trust and their inclusion criteria are also available on the website. For more information, please contact the… Keep Reading

Update your mobile apps

All users of the Micromedex, Lexi-Comp, UpToDate, Epocrates, and Sanford Apps are reminded to update them regularly to ensure they are using the most current information. For more information on clinical mobile apps, please view our Apps for Mobile Devices guide, http://researchguides.library.vanderbilt.edu/mobileapps.  

Resource Spotlight: Jewish Life in America, c1654-1954

Jewish Life in America, c1654-1954 is a fascinating primary source collection of materials about American Jews from the American Jewish Historical Society, New York.  Completely searchable, the documents in this resource — letters, postcards, telegrams, notebooks, scrapbooks, minutes, reports, financial records, and other materials — provide a wide-ranging yet often intimate picture of the persons… Keep Reading

This Week’s Curator’s Talk: A Full House: Books about Cards and Gaming at Vanderbilt

Join us in the Special Collections Library from 11:15am-12:00pm every Wednesday morning during this semester for fascinating talks led by library librarians, archivists, and curators. To see the full series, click here. This week’s talk: A Full House: Books about Cards and Gaming at Vanderbilt Come learn more about the recent acquisitions of one of the… Keep Reading

Getting to know your Eskind librarians: Philip Walker

Philip Walker, MLIS, MSHI was appointed Director of the Annette and Irwin Eskind Family Biomedical Library and Learning Center at Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN) in July 2018. As director, the primary duties are to create and communicate a clear vision, allocate financial and human resources, develop policies and practices for collection development, build relationships with constituents… Keep Reading