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What is fair use and why does it matter?

Thursday October 25, 2018 at 11 am in the Community Room of the Central Library  In coordination with International Open Access Week, and in partnership with the Digital Humanities Center and the Alyne Queener Massey Law Library, the Office of Digital Scholarship and Scholarly Communications and the Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries celebrate the positive… Keep Reading

Getting to know your Eskind librarians: Camille Ivey

Camille Ivey is a Health Sciences Librarian at the Eskind Biomedical Library and has worked there for 20 years.  She worked as a Health Information Analyst for 17 years and then completed the University of Tennessee Master’s in Library and Information Science distance education program in 2015.  She is a native Alabamian and completed her… Keep Reading

Updated copyright policy @ VU      

A recent MyVU news article discussed the university’s new copyright policy for the campus’ course management system, Brightspace.  It is extremely important for our constituents in the medical center who develop and maintain in-house or home-grown portals to licensed library resources to understand and abide by the same policy so the institution remains compliant with… Keep Reading

From the Director’s Chair, 8/27/18

On behalf of the staff of the Annette & Irwin Eskind Family Biomedical Library and Learning Center, we wish to welcome all new students, staff, and faculty to Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center.  The Library re-opened on July 23, 2018 after a year-long renovation. The building contains the Eskind Biomedical Library (first floor… Keep Reading

New Library Catalog – Campus Training

If you missed the training and would be interested in setting up a one on one training please contact Rachel Lane Walden rachel.l.walden@vanderbilt.edu September 5th 3:10-4pm Room 111 Eskind Biomedical Library Have you HEARD? There’s a new search system for the Vandy Libraries. Join us as we show you how to use the new library catalog,… 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

NIH and NLM Strategic Plans focus on Data Science

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Library of Medicine (NLM) released their strategic plans this year and they are heavily focused on Data Science. NIH Draft, https://grants.nih.gov/grants/rfi/NIH-Strategic-Plan-for-Data-Science.pdf NLM https://www.nlm.nih.gov/pubs/plan/lrp17/NLM_StrategicReport2017_2027.html  

Sanford Guide Antimicrobial Therapy App

The Eskind Biomedical Library has acquired coupon codes for the Sanford Guide Antimicrobial Therapy App. The app is compatible with iOS and Android devices. For more information or to request your code, please contact us via the Ask Biomedical online form, http://library.vanderbilt.edu/biomedical/ask-librarian.php. Additional instructions to redeem the code will be provided.    

NIH Statement on Publishing

The National Institutes of Health recently released a statement encouraging authors to publish papers arising from NIH-funded research in reputable journals. See more information below. Statement on Article Publication Resulting from NIH Funded Research Notice Number: NOT-OD-18-011 Release Date:  November 3, 2017 Issued by National Institutes of Health (NIH) Purpose To protect the credibility of published research,… Keep Reading