Explore New Databases!

Check out the expanded Supreme Court Insight coverage, Landmark Records and Briefs of the U.S. Courts of Appeals, and more! O’Reilly for Higher Education Instruction and reference materials on computer programming, technology, and business transformation. The platform includes books, videos, case studies, audio books, and structured learning paths. O’Reilly requires you to close your internet… Keep reading

How Does the Library Provide Scholarly Resources to the Vanderbilt Community?

Have you ever wondered how items are made available via the Vanderbilt Libraries? It is a lot more complicated than one might think. Associate University Librarian Nancy Godleski’s recent article written for the Faculty Engaged Newsroom demystifies some of the complex details involved in the selection and managing of library materials.  Julie Loder, director of… Keep reading

Database Spotlight: O’Reilly for Higher Education

The Vanderbilt Libraries now provide access to O’Reilly for Higher Education, a multimedia collection of instruction and reference materials focused on computer programming, technology, and business transformation. The platform includes over 38,000 books, over 30,000 videos, and a large collection of case studies, audiobooks, and structured learning paths, as well as other exclusive content from O’Reilly’s global conferences.   O’Reilly Media, best known for their technology books with covers featuring distinctive woodcuts of animals, has… Keep reading

New Library Resource: Academic Video Online

The Vanderbilt Libraries now provide access to Academic Video Online, a streaming video product with more than 68,000 videos. An Alexander Street Press product, Academic Video Online includes documentaries, performances, and motion pictures from a broad array of providers, including Broadway HD, California Newsreels, CNN, PBS, and Sony Pictures.

Academic Video Online

Resource Spotlight: Religious Magazine Archive

The Religious Magazine Archive is a collection of 22 periodicals that represent a variety of religious traditions.  The coverage of the entire collection ranges from 1845 to 2015. Contents include The American Theosophist, The Catholic World, Islamic Horizons, and The Sikh Messenger, among other titles.  More popular than scholarly, these magazines show how religious traditions… Keep reading

Resource Spotlight: Alumni Access to HeinOnline

Massey Law Library is pleased to provide alumni access to HeinOnline’s American Bar Association Law Library Periodicals and Law Journal Library collections. ABA Law Library Collection Periodicals contains digital access to over 100 ABA-related periodicals including 44 periodicals previously only available to ABA section members and provides access to current volumes of included periodicals and… Keep reading

Full-Text Content Now Available in RIPM

This January, the Music Library upgraded its subscription to the RIPM Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals to include full-text content. Featuring periodicals from 1760 to 1966, RIPM provides indexing for more than 270 music periodicals and the complete full-text of more than 180 rare primary source journals. New titles are added bi-annually. You can access… Keep reading

Full-Text Content Now Available in RILM

This January, the Music Library upgraded its subscription to RILM Abstracts of Music Literature to include full-text content from more than 200 music periodicals from 50 countries. We retain access to RILM’s extensive international abstracts, and are pleased to offer enhanced access to content for research in musicology and ethnomusicology. You can access RILM from… Keep reading

Resource Spotlight: Oxford Research Encyclopedias: Religion

Want some background on a religious topic from people you can trust?  Browse to Oxford Research Encyclopedias: Religion, where you’ll find articles about subjects like African Religions, Hinduism, Religion and Art, and Religion in America, among other categories. All of the articles are written by scholars who work in the areas they’re writing about (Vanderbilt’s… Keep reading