Enhanced Catalog Records Make It Easier to Find Hathi Trust Resources Quickly

The libraries have added Hathi Trust links to library catalog records for titles that we have in print.  As many of us know, in order to comply with Hathi Trust’s  ETAS agreement, we cannot circulate our print copy of a book that is in copyright at the same time the HT copy is checked out…. Keep reading

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Unpaywall Links Now Available in the Catalog

Additional Open Access (OA) content is now discoverable via new Unpaywall links in the Library Catalog. Unpaywall harvests OA content from legal sources including repositories run by universities, governments, and scholarly societies, as well as open content hosted by publishers themselves. The Unpaywall functionality has recently been added to Alma and will appear as links in… Keep reading

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Digital Stress Relief Resources From Vanderbilt Libraries

Uncertain times can often result in higher than normal levels of stress and anxiety. The Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries have created a collection of fun, uplifting, and engaging resources to promote stress-relief and well-being. The guide, which also links to resources from Vanderbilt University, has a little something for everyone, from intellectually engaging virtual… 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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Interlibrary loan and remote resources during the COVID-19 pandemic

The Vanderbilt Libraries continue to provide critical resources for research in a manner that maintains your safety and security. Since early March, we have fulfilled 3,170 e-requests for Vanderbilt patrons and delivered 3,070 e-requests to other libraries around the world.Contact Vanderbilt’s Interlibrary Loan department to request titles for your research. We have access to temporarily… Keep reading

E-Book Review: Work Without Stress: Building a Resilient Mindset for Lasting Success

Vanderbilt University Library is excited to share how our subscription to O’Reilly for Higher Education is being used by Vanderbilt students to learn new skills and software programs virtually. This is the second article in a three-part series of student-authored articles. Jonas Accam, an undergraduate student (’23) majoring in pre-medical studies, discusses his experience using… Keep reading

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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