SEL is now open 24/7

The Science & Engineering Library is now open 24/7 for your convenience during exams.  We are located at 3205 Stevenson Center and we are open continuously until 5 p.m. on Monday, May 9. Good luck on your exams.

QT Py Computer Workshop Series: Microcontrollers with CircuitPython, Session 2

Connecting a microcontroller board and programming with CircuitPython is the second of three sessions in the workshop series. Open to Vanderbilt faculty, staff, students, and postdocs. Registration is required. If you missed the first session, you are welcome to register for the second session. Please review the session 1 materials. Here are the detailed descriptions… Keep reading

QT Py Computer Workshop Series: Microcontrollers with CircuitPython

Are you interested in learning how to program a tiny computer to read a sensor? Join us for this three-session workshop series, and learn how to program a microcontroller (QT Py RP2040) the size of your thumbnail with CircuitPython, leading to a rocket launch with the microcontroller! Open to Vanderbilt faculty, staff, students, and postdocs…. Keep reading

Prepping for the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Exam?

Engineering Students: Are you prepping for the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Exam?  The Science and Engineering Library (SEL) has FE Exam review books available for checkout.  See the SEL service desk for more information or to check one out.

New Resource! AccessScience

See below for Zoom link to instruction session on 12/16/2021 The Science & Engineering Library has purchased access to the following resource: AccessScience is an authoritative and dynamic online resource that contains incisively written, high-quality reference material covering all major scientific disciplines. An award-winning gateway to scientific knowledge, it offers links to primary research material,… Keep reading

Welcome Francisco Juarez to the Science and Engineering Library

Francisco Juarez joined the Science and Engineering Library as Librarian for STEM Research on August 30.  Francisco is a 2021 graduate of the School of Information Sciences at The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC).  Before getting his Master’s degree in Library and Information Science, he studied Chemistry and Biology as an undergrad at UIUC…. Keep reading

Citations Made Easy: Introductions to Endnote and Mendeley

Finding, organizing, and sharing research can be frustrating, but there are tools that can make the process substantially easier. Citation managers like Endnote and Mendeley are tools for collecting, searching, and formatting references that integrate with web browsers and word processors. In these practical and time-saving workshops, Librarians Rachel Walden and Francisco Juarez will walk participants through all… Keep reading

COVID-19 Pandemic Story Series: Paul Opiyo

An SEL student assistant tells his COVID-19 pandemic story: Hi my name is Paul Opiyo.  I’m a sophomore majoring in Computer Science and I work at the Stevenson Library. When the pandemic started last year and Vanderbilt closed, I went to Atlanta and spent some time with family. I came back to Vanderbilt in May… Keep reading