EBL Hours – May 12th and 13th

The Annette and Irwin Eskind Family Biomedical Library and Learning Center will be hosting several events for the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine’s Commencement. Thursday, May 12th:  the library closes at 3:00 PM Friday, May 13th:        the library will be closed Saturday, May 14th:   normal operating hours EBL Staff will be available virtually Thursday afternoon… Keep reading

New Database and Journal Titles Added

The Eskind Biomedical Library is excited to announce the addition of two new databases: CINAHL Ultimate and Stahl Online! Both databases are accessible from on and off campus and allow unlimited user access. CINAHL Ultimate expands the previous CINAHL content to include more international journals, open access journals, and non-open access journals. Stahl Online is… Keep reading

New Literature Review Tool: Covidence

Covidence is a web-based tool designed by researchers familiar with the systematic review process to make conducting reviews more efficient. It will help you with title/abstract screening, full-text screening, data abstraction, and quality assessment. It is geared towards those conducting a systematic review, meta-analysis, or clinical guideline, and is great for collaborative work. Covidence works… Keep reading

academic journals fanned out

By popular demand: New EBL technology workspaces

By popular demand, we have added two standalone 34″ monitors in the EBL public computing area. These monitors can be connected to a laptop or compatible tablet and function as additional workspace. Please note: there are specific cables for these monitors available for checkout at the Information Desk.

Local changes to library computers and a new NIH MFA policy

As the university and medical center become more technologically independent, usage of library computers is also impacted. EBL staff will be happy to assist with your computing needs. VUMCids will no longer be allowed to log in to the library workstations. We have installed several autolog machines which do not require institutional credentials and provide… Keep reading

EBL acquires USP-NF Online

The Eskind Biomedical Library acquired the online version of the United States Pharmacopeia and National Formulary. Our subscription is limited to 20 user accounts. If interested, please contact the library for the subscription key. Once you have the key, you must register at uspnf.com The USP-NF Online allows for access to all published content since… Keep reading


EBL reduced hours January 4 – 23

Greetings and Happy New Year to the Vanderbilt community. Recent developments in the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has caused several changes in library services. The Annette and Irwin Eskind Family Biomedical Library and Learning Center is open with reduced hours and on-site services from January 4th through January 23rd. Please note: All library access restrictions and… Keep reading

EBL Winter Break 2021 Schedule

Beginning on Monday, December 20, The Annette and Irwin Eskind Family Biomedical Library and Learning Center will implement its reduced hours schedule through January 4, 2022. Monday, December 20 – Thursday, January 23:        7:30 am – 6:00 pm Friday, December 24 – Sunday, December 26:           CLOSED Monday, December 27 – Thursday, December 30:    8:00 am… Keep reading

Visiting and acquiring books from other VU libraries

Please take note that there are varying restrictions to who can and cannot access certain VU Libraries. The students, staff, and faculty from SOM, SON, and VUMC may enter the Eskind Biomedical Library (EBL) with their current ID badge. If you need materials from other libraries, you must request them to be delivered to EBL…. Keep reading

New JoVE titles added this summer

The Eskind Biomedical Library added three new titles to its Journal of Visualized Experiments collection. We now have a total of eight titles which are linked to various databases and found on the Journals page. JoVE Biochemistry (new) Biology Cancer Research (new) Genetics (new) Immunology & Infection Medicine Neuroscience