Ask a Librarian Reference Service Provides Answers Remotely

Students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members are encouraged to ask questions through the Ask a Librarian service. This service is monitored Monday through Friday, 8:00 am -6:00 pm, and we will respond in a timely fashion. Librarians are also available to provide one-on-one consultations remotely. For more information, visit https://www.library.vanderbilt.edu/remote-teaching.php.

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Access online articles more easily with LibKey Nomad

The Vanderbilt University Library provides access to LibKey Nomad, a Chrome browser extension that provides instant links from publisher web sites to full-text articles subscribed to by the Library. Nomad helps with access in three ways: It displays a Download PDF badge when it detects a PDF is available. Click the badge to go directly… Keep reading

Spring Research Hacks Workshops at Central Library

IMPORTANT: Please note that given University policy about in-person meetings during the coronavirus crisis, all face-to-face in-person workshops have been cancelled until further notice. Some of these workshops may be offered online instead. Check back on this page for more details. More information about the University’s coronavirus response is available here. Would you like to… Keep reading

Python, R Studio, and ArcGIS lessons starting soon

During Spring 2020, the library’s Digital Scholarship and Communications (DiSC) office will be offering a series of workshops in Python, R and R Studio, and ArcGIS. Learn more about these and other offerings on our workshops page. Python Do you have a project where a Python script would help you get the job done? These… Keep reading

DISC Workshops

What’s Happening in the Libraries: January 2020

Visionary Aponte: Art and Black Freedom Artists’ Talk and Opening Reception January 9, 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. A Q&A with artists Edouard Duval-Carrié and Cornelius Vanderbilt Endowed Chair of Fine Arts María Magdalena Campos-Pons, who will jointly launch the opening of Visionary Aponte: Art and Black Freedom. Exhibition opening reception featuring Batá drums by Yosvany… Keep reading

Library Events January 2020

What’s Happening in December at the Libraries

Research, Writing & Relaxation December 2, 7:00-10:00 p.m. Conquer finals successfully with research, writing, and relaxation in the Central Library! Come get up-to-speed on your final research and writing projects. Maximize your productivity by tapping into the subject librarians from the Vanderbilt Libraries and Writing Studio consultants on hand to support you. Coffee, snacks and… Keep reading

Christopher Ryland Presents on “Hidden Figure” William (Bill) Gunter, Sr.

On Nov. 4, the Vanderbilt University Medical Center Office for Diversity Affairs presented the third annual “Hidden VUMC Figures” event — a tribute to employees who have made significant long-term contributions to the Medical Center, often behind the scenes. “At VUMC the collective ‘we’ have a rich history of hidden figures. That rich history predictably… Keep reading

Hidden Figures award winners

Citations Made Easier

You’ve just spent the last several hours arranging your disparate ideas into a coherent research paper — and now you have to spend several more hours typing up your citations and bibliography. Does this sound depressingly familiar? Bibliographic management software can make things easier, and staff at the Vanderbilt libraries are available to provide one-on-one… Keep reading