Did you know that US Copyright Law no longer requires authors to register their copyright in order to be protected? The moment an original work is created in a fixed, tangible format, the work is protected for the life of the author plus 70 years. Learn this and so much more about Copyright in this… Keep reading
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
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
Now that the semester is fully underway, 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 reserving study rooms and contactless checkout of library materials to learning about the… Keep reading
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
Start your year off right by learning to love the library catalog. Read this guide and watch the YouTube video below to see the first of five short videos that will have you searching the Library catalog like a pro! 15 minutes is all it takes for you to learn how to find anything you… Keep reading
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.
Join your friends at Central Library next Thursday for ice cream! Meet subject librarians and learn about the many services the libraries have to offer that will help you research smarter and faster. When: Thursday, September 9, 1–3 p.m. CT Where: Central Library We look forward to seeing you!
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 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