New System Will Improve Access to Library Collections

One of the biggest changes to happen in Vanderbilt’s libraries in the last 20 years is underway. Beginning in late July, students and faculty will have access to an easier and faster way to search the university library collections. Since the current system’s implementation in 1997, technology has changed. The new catalog will allow more… Keep Reading

Input Needed for Library Website Redesign

The Vanderbilt University Libraries are in the process of developing a new website. Our goal is to gather input from the Vanderbilt Community during the Spring 2018 semester to ensure the site meets the needs of our students, staff, and faculty. Please complete the brief six-question survey by following the links below. If there are… Keep Reading

Pocket Constitutions in Observation of Constitution Day

Constitution Day is observed Monday, September 18, 2017. After 230 years, Madison’s ideas about government and individual liberty remain relevant. Get your own pocket copy of the Constitution Monday at the Law Library to read one of our founding documents.  “We, the People” events happen annually and at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, where… Keep Reading

Mental Health and Well-being Campaign Kickoff Event

The university will officially kick off “GO THERE,” a campus wide campaign to promote brave dialogue and honest self-reflection toward creating a campus culture that invests in and supports the mental health and wholeness of every member of the Vanderbilt community. Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to attend the event scheduled from 11 a.m. to… Keep Reading

Website Refresh

On January 3rd, the library website was refreshed! The main change is the search box on the home page, Bringing researchers closer to the library’s  premium content. Although the library website is regularly updated for usability, policy and service changes, and new content to reflect our changing, dynamic organization, this is one of the more… Keep Reading

Winter Break

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

Heard Library to test Oomf portable device chargers!

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

Researching Seminar and Note Topics

Are you on a law journal, trying to find the perfect Note topic? Or is your seminar paper topic challenging your research skills? If you have these, or any scholarly legal research quandaries this semester, then come by the Massey Law Library and ask one of our Reference Librarians about the many research tools at your disposal…. Keep Reading

Need a study break?

Law students will find new additions to our collection this semester that offer an excuse to take a break and relax for a while. The Law Library now has board games, cards, balls, Frisbees, and more for members of the VU Law community to check out for up to three days. If writing outlines, prepping… Keep Reading

Alumni Access to Law Databases

When on campus, alumni may access most of the library’s electronic resources available through Vanderbilt libraries. We are also able to offer remote, off-campus, access to a select group of specially licensed alumni databases . To gain remote access, alumni will need a VUNet ID. If you do not already have a VUNet ID, request… Keep Reading