Candid Conversations: Next Steps at Vanderbilt

Vanderbilt libraries is pleased to continue the popular Candid Conversations series that draws on faculty and staff expertise in areas of contemporary interest and engages them in meaningful dialogue. Join us February 5th at noon for a 30 minute Candid Conversation with Next Steps at Vanderbilt staff: Lindsay Krech is the Co-Director of Career Development…. Keep reading

Meet Librarian Alex Carroll

I’m Alex Carroll, a librarian for STEM research at the Stevenson Science and Engineering Library (SEL). I help Vanderbilt science and engineering students navigate information systems in order to find the data they need for making decisions. Whether you need to find journal articles for a class assignment or information about a company to prepare… Keep reading

Meet Librarian Josh Borycz

I’m Josh Borycz, a librarian for STEM research in the Stevenson Science and Engineering Library. I earned a doctoral degree in Computational Chemistry from the University of Minnesota, which has given me a great deal of research experience. I would be more than happy to help you find resources, present your work, write an article,… Keep reading

Meet Honora Eskridge, director of the Stevenson library

Hi, I’m Honora Eskridge, director of the Stevenson science and engineering library (SEL).   Our team is here to help all science and engineering students learn to access the wealth of information available through the Vanderbilt libraries.  I am a mechanical engineer as well as a librarian, so I know first hand the challenges of being a… Keep reading

Providing Scholarly Resources to the Vanderbilt Community 

Demystifying Library Resources & Expenditures: A Faculty Discussion Series The acquisition of library resources for scholarship and teaching known as “collection development,” is a complicated process that strikes a balance between access and ownership. Factors, such as price, budget, availability, and licensing, increasingly impact the libraries’ abilities to provide the most relevant and useful set… Keep reading

Understanding Library Subscriptions and their Impact on the Collections Budget 

Demystifying Library Resources & Expenditures: A Faculty Discussion Series The acquisition of library resources for scholarship and teaching known as “collection development,” is a complicated process that strikes a balance between access and ownership. Factors, such as price, budget, availability, and licensing, increasingly impact the libraries’ abilities to provide the most relevant and useful set… Keep reading

Library Materials Return Information

The Vanderbilt Libraries wish you success on your exams and a restful winter break. Here are a few things to know about Library items you have on loan: Item Due Dates: If you have an item due before the start of spring semester, we will automatically extend the due date. The new due date for… Keep reading

shelves of library books

Commemorating Veterans Day all this Week

Vanderbilt University has a long tradition of producing and serving military leaders going all the way back to Chancellor Kirkland over one hundred years ago. With concurrence of the faculty at the time, he required military training for all male students as the nation entered World War I. By 1918, Vanderbilt had established the Student… Keep reading

Cadets in Front of Kirkland Hall, Circa 1917. panoramic image,from Vanderbilt University Photographic Archives

It is National Chemistry Week 2020

National Chemistry Week (NCW) is a public awareness campaign that promotes the value of chemistry in everyday life. ACS members and chemistry enthusiasts celebrate NCW by coordinating events and communicating the importance of chemistry. Read more about NCW. Celebrate National Chemistry Week 2020 October 18–24, 2020 with the theme, “Sticking with Chemistry.” https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/education/outreach/ncw.html#:~:text=Celebrate%20National%20Chemistry%20Week%202020,%2C%20%22Sticking%20with%20Chemistry.%22

Sticking with Chemistry

Have a Hoot with Kahoot! 

Test your superpowers with the Trivia game app called Kahoot! Enjoy a fun night with fellow students and library staff via Zoom on October 16th at 7 PM. Be sure to download the Kahoot app onto your phone beforehand. Be prepared for some fun, fast and family-friendly competition. You will have a Hoot with Kahoot!!… Keep reading