HathiTrust Creates Emergency Temporary Access Service (ETAS)

HathiTrust has created the Emergency Temporary Access Service (ETAS), which will allow Vanderbilt students, faculty, and staff online reading access to materials that Vanderbilt Libraries own in print during this period of remote teaching, learning, and research. Access is available until further notice.  Users need to login and choose Vanderbilt University as their institution to… Keep reading

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Research Hacks Workshop “Google Scholar” to be offered online via Zoom

While you may be familiar with Google Scholar as a way to find scholarly literature, you may not know all the tools that can help you link to VU resources, find other possible sources on a topic or research question, and be more precise in your searching. Learn about these features by attending the Google… Keep reading

COVID19: Business Impacts Research Guide

The business librarians at the Walker Management Library have created a new research guide, COVID-19: Business Impacts, with quality resources addressing the effects of the COVID-19 virus on industries, businesses, consumers, and the worldwide economy.  COVID-19 is changing the landscape of every aspect of the business world in an unprecedented way, and the resources our librarians have collected address both general and specific aspects of the… Keep reading

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Classical Scores Library Now Available

To facilitate remote teaching and learning in music, the Wilson Music Library has licensed Classical Scores Library, an online database of Western art music scores featuring works from the Middle Ages through the 21st century. Currently numbering 53,000 individual works, Classical Scores Library features editions from a variety of publishers, including Universal, Faber, Boosey &… Keep reading

New LibGuide of Academic Content Shared by Publishers during the Pandemic

In an effort to share information during the COVID-19  pandemic, many academic publishers are moving as quickly as possible to assist libraries moving to online courses. In some cases, they have made content free for all users and in other cases, they have removed user limits to subscribed access. When possible, we will make this content available for… Keep reading

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Streaming Content Available from Our Databases

Do you need music or video for your courses? We have lots of content available from our subscription databases. Medici.tv, Berliner Philharmoniker, and Met Opera On Demand offer excellent video content, while the Naxos Music Library, Smithsonian Global Sound, and DRAM provide streaming audio. You can see a list of all music streaming databases at… Keep reading

AV Equipment for Online Learning

  Through its Gear2Go service, the Libraries also lends out a variety of audio-visual technology that can be used to support online learning. This includes: DSLR cameras, GoPro cameras, 360 cameras, digital recording devices, and different types of microphones.  Much of this technology is available in portable kits with all the necessary attachments packed inside and ready for check out.  For… Keep reading

Creating a Screencast Using Kaltura Capture for Remote Instruction

What is Kaltura Capture and how can it be used for remote instruction? Kaltura Capture allows users to record their screens, webcam, microphone, and computer audio. It’s a great resource for anyone leveraging video to teach, learn, collaborate, and more. The Center for Teaching recommends using Kaltura, which is built into Brightspace, for screencasts. If… 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