New feature broadens Libraries’ Scan and Deliver service

The libraries are pleased to introduce a new button to “request chapter/article scan” found in the bibliographic record for any user logged into their library account. (Please see screen shot below) When selected, the button sends you to the “Article/Book Chapter Request” form. Initially rolled out to faculty, it is now available to all members… Keep reading

Candid Conversations: Responding to Civil Unrest

Join the staff of the Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries on the first Friday of the month at 1:00 p.m. for Candid Conversations, a 30-minute interview on current issues. On Oct. 2,  Assistant Chief of Police Rick Burr will discuss how the Vanderbilt University police department is training to respond to civil unrest. He will… Keep reading

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Library materials quarantined for safety

Vanderbilt’s libraries are following university protocols, CDC guidelines, and recommendations from the international library community in the safe handling of library materials during the COVID-19 pandemic. All circulating materials and items in Special Collections are quarantined for at least 72 hours before they can be re-used. Your health and safety is the library’s highest priority when you check… Keep reading

Reminder of Library Due Dates

At the end of last semester the library extended item due dates to September 4th. If you have graduated or are not on campus, you have some options to return these items: Book Drop: If you are in Nashville, you may return items to a campus book drop. Shipping Items: If you are not in… Keep reading

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Two new virtual workshop series: Research Productivity and Digital Literacies

The Vanderbilt Libraries are pleased to announce two exciting new virtual workshop series: Research Productivity and Digital Literacies: Research Productivity Series:  To be productive, researchers must identify relevant research, sift through and organize it to suit their scholarly purposes, and present it effectively to others. Researchers are apt to get stuck at any of these… Keep reading

Scan & Deliver available to Students, Faculty & Staff

If you need journal articles, book chapters, or any other part of printed publications from the university libraries, and you prefer not to visit the libraries in person, simply request that the item be scanned and delivered to you. When searching for articles, you can request a copy using the findit@VU button that appears in… Keep reading

Library Orientations for New & Returning Peabody Students

Peabody Library is offering a number of opportunities for new and returning students to learn about library services and research tools that will help make life easier at Peabody. From setting up wireless printing to contactless checkout of library materials to learning about the best databases for your program – we’ll cover all the basics,… Keep reading

Peabody Library Fall Update

The Peabody Library building will re-open on Monday, Aug. 24th. Fall semester hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Please remember your Vanderbilt ID card to access the building. The Peabody Library offers a variety of physically distanced spaces for studying and taking online classes. Please bring your headphones, and follow posted… Keep reading

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New Peabody Library Research Channel

Peabody librarians have created a new digital Library Research Channel, designed to demystify the research process: https://researchguides.library.vanderbilt.edu/peabodyresearch. The Research Channel has content for everyone: Undergraduate students – university-level research includes several parts, and starting early will help make sure you’re not pushing everything until the last minute. Find out more. Graduate & professional students –… Keep reading

Hathi Trust ETAS Program Continues 

We are pleased to report that the Libraries have extended our agreement with Hathi Trust’s Emergency Temporary Access Service that provides electronic access to many items in our print circulating collections for current students, faculty and staff at Vanderbilt, both onsite and remote. The ETAS allows electronic access in place of circulation of our physical… Keep reading

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