HathiTrust Creates Emergency Temporary Access Service (ETAS)

HathiTrust has created the Emergency Temporary Access Service (ETAS), which will allow Vanderbilt students, faculty, and staff online reading access to materials that Vanderbilt Libraries own in print during this period of remote teaching, learning, and research. Access is available until further notice.  Users need to login and choose Vanderbilt University as their institution to… Keep reading

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New Guide to Digital Resources for K-12 Learning at Home

The Vanderbilt Libraries continues to respond to the ongoing challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. With the closure of many schools, many families are making plans for “learning from home” with their children. The Libraries is pleased to announce that a new resource for at home learning, “Digital Resources for K-12 Learning at Home,” is… Keep reading

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All Vanderbilt Libraries Are Closed

In keeping with the Metro Public Health Department’s Safer at Home Order — directing all residents of Nashville and Davidson County to stay inside their homes, and immediately limit all movement outside of their homes beyond what is absolutely necessary to take care of essential need–all Vanderbilt Libraries are now closed. All Library Services and Resources,… Keep reading

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New LibGuide of Academic Content Shared by Publishers during the Pandemic

In an effort to share information during the COVID-19  pandemic, many academic publishers are moving as quickly as possible to assist libraries moving to online courses. In some cases, they have made content free for all users and in other cases, they have removed user limits to subscribed access. When possible, we will make this content available for… Keep reading

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Statistical Software Available Remotely via Virtual Machines

In collaboration with VUIT, the Vanderbilt Libraries have procured three licenses each of both STATA and SPSS software. These licenses are available by accessing the Libraries’ virtual desktop machines. In order to access, students will need to connect via the VMWare Horizon. Navigate to http://anywherevu.vanderbilt.edu/ and select either “Install VMware Horizon Client” (recommended) or “VMware… Keep reading

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Expanded Live Chat Now Available

Students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members are encouraged to ask questions through the Ask a Librarian service. As we shift our priorities to remote instruction, the libraries have recently expanded  our virtual chat service for instantaneous support Monday through Friday, 8:00 am -6:00 pm. The service is available on the left tool bar of the libraries’… Keep reading

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Ask a Librarian Reference Service Provides Answers Remotely

Students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members are encouraged to ask questions through the Ask a Librarian service. This service is monitored Monday through Friday, 8:00 am -6:00 pm, and we will respond in a timely fashion. Librarians are also available to provide one-on-one consultations remotely. For more information, visit https://www.library.vanderbilt.edu/remote-teaching.php.

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COVID-19 Information Resources

Vanderbilt University Vanderbilt University Medical Center Metro Nashville Public Health Department TN Department of Health Centers for Disease Control and Prevention World Health Organization Coronavirus COVID-19 PubMed search string (all results) Coronavirus COVID-19 Information Center (Elsevier) Sanford Guide Infectious Diseases Update Coronavirus Resources for the Academic Medicine Community (AAMC) Coronavirus disease 2019 (UpToDate)

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