New System Will Improve Access to Library Collections

One of the biggest changes to happen in Vanderbilt’s libraries in the last 20 years is underway. Beginning in late July, students and faculty will have access to an easier and faster way to search the university library collections. Since the current system’s implementation in 1997, technology has changed. The new catalog will allow more… Keep Reading

Input Needed for Library Website Redesign

The Vanderbilt University Libraries are in the process of developing a new website. Our goal is to gather input from the Vanderbilt Community during the Spring 2018 semester to ensure the site meets the needs of our students, staff, and faculty. Please complete the brief six-question survey by following the links below. If there are… Keep Reading

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

Eskind Biomedical Librarians win Poster Research Awards

Members of the Eskind Biomedical Library and Special Collections presented their poster, “Who (re)Moved my Digital Library? A Case Study of Library Integration and its Impact” at two annual meetings this Fall. The poster won the Second Place Research Award at the South Central Chapter of the Medical Library Association in Albuquerque, NM and Third… Keep Reading

Elixirs, remedies and maladies: 400 years of medical history from the Eskind Biomedical Library Special Collections

A special exhibition from the Eskind Biomedical Library’s Historical Collections is now on display in the Heard Library Special Collections. The exhibit, entitled “Elixirs, Remedies, and Maladies,” opened this past July and features rare books, documents, and artifacts from the last 400 years.   Presented in nine themed cases, the exhibit explores ways in which… Keep Reading

Philip Walker Selected for NLM/AAHSL Leadership Fellowship

Philip Walker has been selected as a fellow in the 2017-2018 NLM/AAHSL Leadership Fellows Program, sponsored by the National Library of Medicine and the Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries.  The Program prepares emerging leaders for director positions in academic health sciences libraries through a year-long mentoring relationship with a director of another library and… Keep Reading

Harriet Lane Handbook, 21e, has been restored to ClinicalKey

The Harriet Lane Handbook, 21e, has been restored to ClinicalKey Please note: A dosage error for hydromorphone HCL (in Child and Adolescent ≥50 kg) has been found and corrected in The Harriet Lane Handbook, 21st edition. The original text indicated that the dose was weight-based, and it is not. The correct text is as follows: Child… Keep Reading