Rachel L Walden receives VUSN Friend of Nursing Award

Rachel Lane Walden, MLIS received the 2020 Vanderbilt School of Nursing Alumni Friend of Nursing Award on October 20, 2020. Her nominating letter commented on her responsiveness, dedication, and endless energy demonstrated in support of the students, staff, and faculty. The Friend of Nursing Award recognizes significant local or national contributions, or both, to the… Keep reading

Eskind Biomedical Library re-opens on Wednesday, August 5th

The Annette and Irwin Eskind Family Biomedical Library and Learning Center will re-open on Wednesday, August 5th. HOURS: Monday through Friday, 7:30 am – 6:00 pm  ACCESS Badge access is restricted to students, staff, and faculty from VUSM (MD), VUSM (non-MD), VUSM Basic Sciences, VUSN, and VUMC only. All entrants are required to have a… Keep reading

Library Collections and the New PubMed

The new PubMed interface will become the default on Monday, May 18, 2020. The Vanderbilt Libraries E-Resources Team is diligently moving all links to journal subscriptions to the new version. We anticipate all links to be moved and active on by Monday. Please email us if you encounter any access issues. More information on PubMed… Keep reading

COVID-19 Information Resources

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EBL Update – 3/16/20

On behalf of the staff at the Eskind Biomedical Library, I want to offer our best wishes to the VU and VUMC community as we go through these trying times. We are striving to be as proactive as possible as both campuses transition to an increased digital presence and utilization of online information resources. We… Keep reading

Graphic Medicine Exhibit Update

All, As mandated by Vanderbilt University Administration, the Graphic Medicine Exhibit’s Opening Reception and Panel on April 8, 2020 is canceled. We will still accept drawings and scan them for the online exhibit. All drawings may be dropped off at the Eskind Biomedical Library Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm.  If mailed,… Keep reading

A new PubMed coming soon

An updated version of  PubMed is expected for full release and will replace the legacy version in early 2020.  It is now available to access by clicking on the blue banner at the top of the current PubMed homepage. Please note, you may search the updated version of PubMed but our journal subscriptions are not… Keep reading

Changes to OVID Accounts

Effective Monday, November 18, 2019 Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center users will be able to create personal accounts in the OVID search interface. Users register by clicking on the My Account or My Workspace link.  A valid vanderbilt.edu or vumc.org email address is required for registration. Once registered, you will be able to… Keep reading

Journal Identification Tool for Prospective Authors

The Center for Knowledge Management has developed a decision support journal identification and evaluation tool to help authors find potential journals for submission.  The online tool is called SPI-Hub, the Scholarly Publishing Information Hub.  Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center users can search for journals by topic, author, or journal title.  Additional  information and… Keep reading

New Version of the Cochrane Handbook Available

The latest version of the Cochrane Handbook of Systematic Reviews of Interventions is now available. The handbook can be viewed online for free.  Chapters can be downloaded with restrictions for Cochrane Collaboration registrants.  A print version of the handbook can also be purchased. More information available at https://training.cochrane.org/handbook.