Infectious Diseases Database: Sanford Guide

Sanford Guide Web Edition The Sanford Guide Web Edition integrates Antimicrobial Therapy, HIV/AIDS Therapy, and Viral Hepatitis Therapy into a single web site for maximum coverage and ease of use. Combining all the information from the print guides with greatly expanded digital-only content and interactive calculators, algorithms, and tables, The Sanford Guide Web Edition is… Keep reading

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Mobile App Available

Sanford Guide to Antimicrobial Therapy Mobile 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… Keep reading

Mapping Tennessee from the Civil War to the Present

GIS Day 2019 – Mapping Tennessee from the Civil War to the Present Wednesday, November 13 Morning Session: Heard Central Library Room 612A (Poetry Room) Afternoon Session: Center for Digital Humanities, Buttrick Hall, 344 The theme of Vanderbilt University’s annual GIS Day is “Mapping Tennessee from the Civil War to the Present”.  The day will… Keep reading

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Celebrate the Open Access Movement with Us

Every October, the academic and research community worldwide celebrates Open Access Week to highlight the efforts and achievements of the Open Access Movement. In past years, Vanderbilt’s Libraries have used Open Access Week to explore such topics as open access publishing, authors’ rights, gender issues, and green and gold open access. Vanderbilt’s OA Week 2019 theme for… Keep reading

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EndNote for Mac: macOS Catalina Compatibility

Announcement from EndNote Apple will be releasing macOS 10.15 Catalina this fall, which will impact the desktop version EndNote. EndNote X9 for macOS will be extensively updated for compatibility prior to the launch of Catalina. If you already have EndNote X9, please install all updates as they become available to avoid interruption in your workflow…. Keep reading

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Digital Library Access for Alumni

Eskind Alumni Digital Library The Eskind Biomedical Library (EBL) Alumni Digital Library is a critical resource for helping alumni stay abreast of important information to assist in the cultivation of their practice. Alumni will need a password in order to access the Alumni Digital Library which may be obtained by emailing medalum@vanderbilt.edu, or by calling the Department of Medical… Keep reading

Getting to Know your Eskind Librarians: Rachel Lane Walden

Rachel Lane Walden, MLIS, is a Health Sciences Informationist at the Annette and Eskind Irwin Family Biomedical Library and Learning Center. Rachel earned her Master of Library and Information Science degree from the University of South Carolina in 2014 and started working at the Eskind Biomedical Library in February of 2015. As a reference and… Keep reading

Health Literacy eLearning course

CDC launches new Health Literacy eLearning course with FREE continuing education https://bit.ly/2Ivlofn 9 out of 10 adults struggle to understand and use health information when it’s unfamiliar, complex or jargon-filled. Limited health literacy costs the healthcare system money and results in higher than necessary morbidity and mortality. Health care professionals and non-medical staff can register… Keep reading

Librarians Can Help Providers Improve Clinical Decision-Making & Education

Dr. Hageman the Pediatric Annals’ Editor-in-Chief  wrote a very informative editorial on how medical librarians play a key role in healthcare. A summary of his piece is below. Medical librarians play an essential role as members of the healthcare team.  They directly impact the quality of patient care by helping physicians, allied health professionals and researchers keep current… Keep reading

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Getting to know your Eskind librarians: Heather LaFerriere

Heather Laferriere, MLIS, is a Health Sciences Informationist at the Annette and Eskind Irwin Family Biomedical Library and Learning Center. As a reference and instruction librarian for the medical and nursing communities, some of her primary duties include literature searching, research consultations, and resource training. Heather has been with the Eskind Biomedical Library since 2015… Keep reading