Pre-Exams Study Jam Dec. 9 in Central Library

We are here to help you through exams. Save the date: Thursday, December 9, 6–8 p.m. for the Pre-Exams Study Jam in Central Library, featuring research librarians, writing coaches, academic tutors, guided meditation, trivia, and more! More information at http://vanderbi.lt/studyjam2021. During exam week be sure to stop by any library service desk for a stress-busting… Keep reading

Happy Thanksgiving from the Vanderbilt Libraries

Vanderbilt Libraries are open over the break, except for Thanksgiving Day, November 25, and the day after, Friday, November 26th.  Always check the library hours page during academic breaks and holidays before heading to your preferred library. If you need to access to library resources while away from campus, no problem! To access most databases… Keep reading

Welcome Francisco Juarez to the Science and Engineering Library

Francisco Juarez joined the Science and Engineering Library as Librarian for STEM Research on August 30.  Francisco is a 2021 graduate of the School of Information Sciences at The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC).  Before getting his Master’s degree in Library and Information Science, he studied Chemistry and Biology as an undergrad at UIUC…. Keep reading

Citations Made Easy: Introductions to Endnote and Mendeley

Finding, organizing, and sharing research can be frustrating, but there are tools that can make the process substantially easier. Citation managers like Endnote and Mendeley are tools for collecting, searching, and formatting references that integrate with web browsers and word processors. In these practical and time-saving workshops, Librarians Rachel Walden and Francisco Juarez will walk participants through all… Keep reading

Scan & Deliver Service Continues!

At the start of the pandemic Vanderbilt Libraries launched a Scan & Deliver service to meet the needs of Vanderbilt students, faculty, and staff working remotely. It quickly became invaluable and now is a permanent service for Vanderbilt community members working on- and off-campus. How it works: If you need journal articles, book chapters, or… Keep reading

Resources for LGBTQI+ History Month

The libraries offer several resources related to LGBTQI+ history including: Archives of Sexuality and Gender These three archives are specific to LGBTQ research: LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940, Part I LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940, Part II International Perspectives on LGBTQ Activism and Culture LGBT Thought and Culture includes books, periodicals, and archival… Keep reading

Workshops and Training – Let us customize a session for you!

Vanderbilt librarians teach customized workshops on a variety of research topics, from ethically responsible research to literature reviews to citation management to contextualizing data. Knowing how and why scholarship and digital media is produced, organized, and distributed is critically important for life-long learners, engaged citizens, and critical consumers of information. The topics below and others… Keep reading

Happy Birthday to Library Namesake Sarah Shannon Stevenson

The science library was officially named the Sarah Shannon Stevenson Science Library in September, 1976.  “Engineering” came later.  Little is known about Mrs. Stevenson.  She served two terms as president of the Nashville Junior League in 1929-31.  Partial to crisp suits and white gloves it is said that she enjoyed a game of poker along… Keep reading