Tip for Success: Research Smarter!

The libraries provide many tools for tackling the research process. One tool is LibKey Nomad, a browser extension to more easily access library resources and get you content fast. This tool provides single-click access to library content from publisher websites, PubMed, Wikipedia and more.  Another tool you should keep handy is Zotero. This open source… Keep reading

GIS Workshop Series Begins Tomorrow

The office of Digital Scholarship and Communications (DiSC) is thrilled to resume in-person trainings this semester, augmented by online and asynchronous options. This fall, beginning tomorrow we start the GIS (geographic information system) Workshop Series, starting with the Basics of GIS. No experience required. Be sure to check out all of DiSC’s workshops happening this… Keep reading

Win a Lockable Library Study Space for the Year at the Vanderbilt Libraries Scavenger Hunt

Vanderbilt Libraries Scavenger Hunt  – Begins September 9, 1:00 p.m. CT Our first Vanderbilt Libraries Scavenger Hunt will kick-off on Thursday, September 9 at 1:00 p.m. CT at Central Library.  Join in the hunt to learn about the Vanderbilt Libraries and for a chance to win a private study space with lockable storage for the… Keep reading

Check Library Hours during Holidays and Academic Breaks

During federal holidays and university academic breaks, building hours vary by library, so remember to check them before heading out to your favorite study spot. All locations follow Vanderbilt’s access protocols. The libraries are here for you 24/7! All library services and resources, including Live Chat with a librarian, are available online from the homepage.

Newly Acquired Videos Address Importance of Making Electronic Content Accessible to All

The Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries have recently acquired Stories of Inclusive Technology: Diversity, Accessibility & Universal Design. This seven-part video series, produced by the Assistive Technology Resource Center at Colorado State University, addresses the need to make electronic content accessible to all from the perspective of the user. Selecting the video links below takes… Keep reading

The Libraries 7 Tips for Student Success

The Libraries 7 Tips for Student Success Melissa Mallon, Associate University Librarian for Teaching and Learning Welcome to the fall semester! While you’re finding your classes, checking out the campus dining options, and meeting your roommate(s), you may feel a little overwhelmed. As you get settled on campus, remember that the Vanderbilt Libraries are open… Keep reading