Law Librarian’s Research Guide Instrumental in Passing COVID-19 Anti-racism Legislation

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought forth increasing xenophobic acts of hatred and aggression against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. Since January 2020, there have been over 1,800 reports of anti-Asian discrimination incidents related to COVID-19.* In an effort to combat these incidents, Vanderbilt University Law School Immigration Research Clinic students worked pro bono to assist… Keep reading

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No Quarantine on Information at Heard Libraries

Vanderbilt’s libraries never ramped down during the stay-at-home order. Indeed, they have been busier than ever, remotely providing resources and services.  Over the last few months, Vanderbilt has purchased hundreds of e-books and made connections to tens of thousands of new resources in every field. On May 26, a small group of library staff will… Keep reading

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Documenting the pandemic: Heard Libraries launch COVID-19 Archive

If you’re a Vanderbilt student, 2020 graduate or faculty or staff member, the Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries invite you to document your experience of the COVID-19 pandemic for historians and future generations. Keep reading…

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Law Student Professional Development Summer Opportunities

In the current challenging environment, many law students have had summer work plans disrupted. The library wants to support you in any way we can. With that in mind, the librarians have created a guide with available CLE courses and other professional development opportunities available to law students during this time. In particular, students may… Keep reading

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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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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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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