VU Libraries Share Strategies for Success in the Spring Semester 

VU Libraries Share Strategies for Success in the Spring Semester  Melissa Mallon, Director of Peabody Library and Director of Teaching & Learning  As the spring semester gets underway, you’re likely faced with a lot of demand on your time. It can be hard to know how to prioritize and manage everything you need to work… Keep reading

Candid Conversations: Next Steps at Vanderbilt on Feb. 5 at 1:00 p.m.

Vanderbilt libraries are pleased to continue the popular Candid Conversations series that draws on faculty and staff expertise in areas of contemporary interest and engages them in meaningful dialogue. On February 5th, we will feature Next Steps staff and members for a 30-minute discussion (1:00-1:30) followed by an open question and answer session. Join the… Keep reading

Providing Scholarly Resources to the Vanderbilt Community 

Demystifying Library Resources & Expenditures: A Faculty Discussion Series The acquisition of library resources for scholarship and teaching known as “collection development,” is a complicated process that strikes a balance between access and ownership. Factors, such as price, budget, availability, and licensing, increasingly impact the libraries’ abilities to provide the most relevant and useful set… Keep reading

Full-text access issues in PubMed

Recent changes with the new PubMed have caused some users to have issues with linking to our full-text subscriptions in PubMed. The following solution has helped several users. However, if access issues persist, please contact us. If you have an MyNCBI account, which we highly recommend, sign in from the PubMed homepage. Click on your… Keep reading

EBL re-opens today

Happy New Year to the VU/VUMC community! I am pleased to announce that the Eskind Biomedical Library is now open. Our Spring 2020 hours are Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 6:00pm. We are still limiting access to students, staff, and faculty from VUSM, VUSN, and VUMC. Students from VUSN and VUMC must adhere to the… Keep reading

We are still accepting Graphic Medicine submissions

The Annette and Irwin Eskind Family Biomedical Library and Learning Center is still accepting submissions for the Telling Our Stories Graphic Medicine Exhibit. The exhibit is currently online and will become a permanent feature on the library’s website. Please submit an electronic copy in an image format (jpeg, png, gif) to eskindlibrary@vanderbilt.edu. File sizes are limited… Keep reading

EBL closing for Winter Break

The library will be closed from December 19th through January 3rd. We will re-open on January 4, 2021 at 7:30 am with the same protocols and access restrictions as the Fall 2020 semester. Badge access is restricted to students, staff, and faculty from VUSM (MD), VUSM (non-MD), VUSM Basic Sciences, VUSN, and VUMC only. All… Keep reading

Explore Alternatives to Traditional Subscription-Based Access Models 

Demystifying Library Resources & Expenditures: A Faculty Discussion Series The acquisition of library resources for scholarship and teaching known as “collection development,” is a complicated process that strikes a balance between access and ownership. Factors, such as price, budget, availability, and licensing, increasingly impact the libraries’ abilities to provide the most relevant and useful set… Keep reading

Understanding Library Subscriptions and their Impact on the Collections Budget 

Demystifying Library Resources & Expenditures: A Faculty Discussion Series The acquisition of library resources for scholarship and teaching known as “collection development,” is a complicated process that strikes a balance between access and ownership. Factors, such as price, budget, availability, and licensing, increasingly impact the libraries’ abilities to provide the most relevant and useful set… Keep reading