Let the libraries help you during finals

Extended Library Hours Most of the undergraduate libraries are open extended hours for finals.  Science & Engineering, Peabody, Central and Divinity libraries will be open 24/7 from April 27 through May 9. Check the hours page for individual library schedules. Study Rooms available for booking You can book library study rooms directly on EMS.  Here… Keep reading

Training Opportunity: Covidence Systematic Review Tool

Peabody Library will host two trainings on Covidence next week. Covidence is a program, newly subscribed to by Vanderbilt, that allows users to collect, screen, and extract data from articles for a systematic review. Trainings will take place: Wednesday, April 13 at 3:00 p.m. (Peabody Library 304) Register here: https://calendar.library.vanderbilt.edu/calendar/peabody/Covidence1 Thursday, April 14 at 3:00… Keep reading

Graduate Student Council’s 3 Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition Registration due March 23

Only 5 days remain to register for Vanderbilt’s Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition! Do you have an elevator pitch for your research? Can you effectively communicate your findings to the general public? Interested in winning the $1,000 grand prize?!? Put your skills to the test at Vanderbilt University’s Spring Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition on April 1st,… Keep reading

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

Spring Break Hours @ Peabody Library

Peabody Library will have shortened hours for Vanderbilt’s Spring Break: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. We’ll return to regular spring semester hours on Sunday, March 13 (opening at 10:00 a.m.) – and don’t forget daylight savings on the 13th! All Vanderbilt Libraries’ hours can be found here. We… 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

Class of 2024! Library Open House Feb. 24

Around the Stacks: Library Open House for the Class of 2024 Hello, Class of 2024! Join us in the Central Library Community Room on Thursday, February 24, 4:00 to 5:30 p.m, for “Around the Stacks!” welcome back reception just for you. Drop by for snacks, giveaways, and interactive info-tables from the four undergraduate libraries, plus… Keep reading

New Resource: PsycTests

Vanderbilt Libraries has a new subscription to PsycTests, a full text and multimedia database of psychological tests from the early 1900s to the present. Test records include descriptive summaries of the test and its development and administration, mostly drawn from articles in peer-reviewed journals or books, with downloadable tests. 75% of the test records contain… Keep reading

SAS Available Remotely via Virtual Machines

In collaboration with VUIT, the Vanderbilt Libraries have procured three licenses for SAS software. These licenses are available by accessing the libraries’ virtual desktop machines. Students will need to connect via the VMWare Horizon in order to access the software: Navigate to http://anywherevu.vanderbilt.edu/. Select either “Install VMware Horizon Client” (recommended) or “VMware Horizon HTML Access”…. Keep reading

Join us Feb. 22 for Qualitative Research and Data Analysis Events

Please join us for two on-campus events led by Dr. Trena Paulus on February 22. Dr. Trena Paulus is a professor in the Applied Social Research Lab and director of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities at East Tennessee State University. Dr. Paulus is co-author of Doing Qualitative Research in a Digital World (Sage, 2021), Looking… Keep reading