The university’s winter break for 2016 is Friday, December 23, through Friday, December 30, followed by the New Year’s Day holiday, celebrated Monday, January 2, 2017. The university will return to full operating status on Tuesday, January 3, 2017. While most areas of campus will be closed for the upcoming break, some campus libraries will… Keep Reading
Eight campus libraries will begin a pilot project to make portable chargers for mobile devices available to the campus community. Oomf provides on-the-go students with a powerful, portable charging service for any micro-USB or Apple Lightning® compatible device. Oomf smart chargers are available to rent and return at designated locations around campus, giving students the… Keep Reading
A new tutorial on searching PubMed from a Social Sciences perspective is now available. This tutorial is useful for any interdisciplinary researchers who are looking at the field of health and medicine through their disciplinary lens, but may not be familiar with searching PubMed. See the tutorial now. The tutorial is available on the library’s… Keep Reading
A new tool, called SIPX, will help streamline the copyright clearance process. Integrated with Blackboard, SIPIX draws in all types of content and data, including library-licensed content and open-access materials. The library will host SIPX training for faculty and staff from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. on July 26, 27 and 28 at the Central Library,… Keep Reading
Explore a collection of alternative press journals, magazines, and newspapers covering feminists, dissident GIs, campus radicals, Native Americans, anti-war activists, Black Power advocates, Latinos, gays, lesbians, etc. (Off-campus access requires logging in.)
All Vanderbilt libraries plan to open as scheduled today. Stay safe and warm!
Take this 5 to 8 minutes, confidential survey to let us know how we are doing! Your participation in past surveys have created improvements like: Food for Thought Café in the Central Library Additional Group Study Rooms Implementation of a faculty delivery service Help us continue to improve your experience at Vanderbilt University with the… Keep Reading
A new Tech Hub will open at the Central Library Sunday, Oct. 4th. Vanderbilt community members will be able to receive walk-up tech support during their operating hours: 2 to 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday. Learn More.
Beginning at 10:00pm on May 31st all links to the Acorn library catalog will be re-directed to DiscoverLibrary, the library’s information discovery tool. This is necessary while the system is migrated to a new server and the software is upgraded. DiscoverLibrary allows users to search across a wider-breath of the library’s materials. In addition to… Keep Reading
Friday, March 27th 11:00 AM, Central Library It is said that every person is only six degrees of separation from any other person in the world. This idea birthed the Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon game in which players try to connect an actor to Kevin Bacon in six steps or less. The question remains,… Keep Reading