Starting July 6, Research Appointments offered for Fine Arts Gallery, History of Medicine Collections and Special Collections and University Archives

Vanderbilt University deeply values the neighbors, community partners and visitors who make the campus community so vibrant. The Fine Arts Gallery, the History of Medicine Collections and the Special Collections and University Archives Library never stopped providing online access to collections and online reference throughout the pandemic, and will continue to do so.  We are… Keep reading

Science & Engineering Library Hours Changing Due to Exams

The Sarah Shannon Stevenson Science & Engineering Library is being used for testing during the exam period and will be closed during those times. Evening hours are being extended to allow for additional study space. Exam schedule for S &E Library (Other exams may be scheduled in the space, so be sure to check the… Keep reading

Libraries Live Chat Hours Extended During Exams

Vanderbilt Libraries: Your Go-To Resource During Exams As we’re reaching the end of the semester, please remember your Vanderbilt librarians are here for you! We’ve extended the hours for our Live Chat service. You can now connect with a library staff member from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. Monday through Friday, and Noon – 6… Keep reading

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RBdigital is now Overdrive

The Library’s digital content in RBdigital has migrated to the Overdrive platform. You will be able to browse, borrow, and enjoy all the same great ebooks and audiobooks via the Overdrive website or their Libby app.   Books that you checked out in RBdigital will be available through the remainder of your loan, so you can… Keep reading

The Science and Engineering Library to Serve as Classroom Space Weekday Mornings

This semester the Science and Engineering library will be open Monday-Friday 1:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.  This is to provide much needed physically distanced classroom spaces during morning hours for six different classes. Never fear, your librarians are as close as a click on the website button “Ask a Librarian” for reference help. We also will… Keep reading

Winter break and intersession hours for the libraries

Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries will join the rest of the university community to celebrate the holidays Tuesday, December 22, 2020 – Sunday, January 3, 2021. During the intersession hours vary by library. Please check our hours for the most up to date information. Best wishes to everyone for happy holidays and we look forward… Keep reading

Library Materials Return Information

The Vanderbilt Libraries wish you success on your exams and a restful winter break. Here are a few things to know about Library items you have on loan: Item Due Dates: If you have an item due before the start of spring semester, we will automatically extend the due date. The new due date for… Keep reading

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Libraries Extend Live Chat for Reading Days & Exams

The Libraries are here to support students with research papers, data access, and information problem solving through the exam period and after! Subject librarian specialists continue to offer 1:1 consultations, and our continuously expanding electronic resources are available 24/7. Live Chat Hours are extended November 23 -December 13 (Chat will be taking a break on… Keep reading

Issues getting into Google Scholar?

Library users may have recently encountered a reCaptcha error in Google Scholar resulting from a Google block on traffic from the library’s proxy server. This problem is being experienced by other libraries as well; however, Google has been unresponsive to requests to correct the issue. We have temporarily removed the proxy from the Google Scholar… Keep reading