Visitors Welcome – Updated Library Policies

Beginning Monday, March 14, the Jean & Alexander Heard Libraries will reopen their doors to visitors. Campus visitors who are accompanied by a community member, such as an admissions officer or faculty researcher, are also welcome. Alumni and emeriti are once again able to visit the libraries during open hours with their Commodore Cards. The… Keep reading

Women’s History Resources at Vanderbilt Libraries

The Vanderbilt Libraries are pleased to shine a spotlight on Women’s History resources this month, when the contributions of women take center stage. Frank Crawford Vanderbilt, second wife of Cornelius Vanderbilt, and her cousin, Amelia McTyeire, set forth the plan that ultimately resulted in the Commodore giving the initial gift to build a university in… Keep reading

New Systematic Review Tool: Covidence

Covidence was designed by researchers familiar with the systematic review process to make conducting reviews more efficient. It is a web-based tool that will help you with title/abstract screening, full-text screening, data abstraction, and quality assessment. It is geared towards those conducting a systematic review, meta-analysis, or clinical guideline, and is great for collaborative work…. Keep reading

Stressbuster/noun: a product, practice, system, etc. designed to alleviate stress

The Vanderbilt libraries are here to help you through exams. During exam week, stop by any library service desk for a stress-busting treat. Also, a reminder that tomorrow, Thursday, from 6 to 8 p.m. is the Pre-Exams Study Jam in Central Library, featuring research librarians, writing coaches and academic tutors, guided meditation, trivia, and more!… Keep reading

Financial Times Available!

The FT provides authoritative news coverage on global business, finance and politics, helping students understand the international business environment and connect classroom theory with business practice. To get immediate access to FT.com, please sign up on the following link using your university email address. If you already have a registered FT.com account, please input your… Keep reading

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HathiTrust Emergency Temporary Access Service Ends on June 7

The Vanderbilt University Libraries signed an agreement with HathiTrust in March of 2020 that provided faculty, students, and staff with online access to approximately 17% of the libraries copyrighted print circulating collections. Hathi Trust’s Emergency Temporary Access Service (ETAS) was invaluable for virtual instruction and research while access to campus was restricted. As the university… Keep reading

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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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Digital Resources, Research Questions, Finding Books & More: Have a Question? Just Ask!

Digital Resources, Research Questions, Finding Books & More: Have a Question? Just Ask! “I’d like to suggest Vanderbilt purchase a book or subscription” “Can you help me decide where to start searching for potential sources.” “Do I have access to PubMed/Medline?” “I have an outstanding late fee on my student account for a book ….. Keep reading

Represent Your Library for #NationalLibraryWeek

Happy National Library Week! We have collected favorite images of our libraries across campus for you to use for your next Zoom meeting background. Click on the images below, then right click and save it to use! Represent your library! Here are additional instructions for creating a Zoom background.

Social Media: Fake News, Alternative Facts, and Curating Your Own Information Intake – March 30, 2:15 – 3:00 p.m. 

Are you trapped in a social media echo chamber? Don’t let yourself become a passive consumer of information in a world where informed discourse is intertwined with ‘hot takes’ from Facebook, Twitter, and other user-driven social media. Learn how to critically consume and challenge social media misinformation and disinformation. Register for the Workshop   Learn… Keep reading