New feature broadens Libraries’ Scan and Deliver service

The libraries are pleased to introduce a new button to “request chapter/article scan” found in the bibliographic record for any user logged into their library account. (Please see screen shot below) When selected, the button sends you to the “Article/Book Chapter Request” form. Initially rolled out to faculty, it is now available to all members… Keep reading

Celebrate International Observe the Moon Night, September 26

The public is invited to virtually attend NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center’s International Observe the Moon Night on Saturday, September 26 from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. CDT. The event will feature presentations, demonstrations, video clips, and a question-and-answer session with NASA scientists and engineers. In particular, a discussion on geology and the elements of art,… Keep reading

Celebrate Sarah Shannon Stevenson Day, September 18th

Who is Sarah Shannon Stevenson? The library was officially named the Sarah Shannon Stevenson Science Library in September, 1976.  The “engineering” addition came later.   Mrs. Stevenson was known to enjoy a game of poker along with a glass of whiskey.   She was the two-time President of the Junior League of Nashville.   She was partial to… Keep reading

bullitini board with image of Sarah Shannon Stevenson portrait

Library materials quarantined for safety

Vanderbilt’s libraries are following university protocols, CDC guidelines, and recommendations from the international library community in the safe handling of library materials during the COVID-19 pandemic. All circulating materials and items in Special Collections are quarantined for at least 72 hours before they can be re-used. Your health and safety is the library’s highest priority when you check… Keep reading

Reminder of Library Due Dates

At the end of last semester the library extended item due dates to September 4th. If you have graduated or are not on campus, you have some options to return these items: Book Drop: If you are in Nashville, you may return items to a campus book drop. Shipping Items: If you are not in… Keep reading

shelves of library books

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 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

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

Webinar: An Overview of AccessEngineering

Learn how to quickly and conveniently access useful, quality information by attending this McGraw-Hill Webinar: An Overview of AccessEngineering. Mark your calendar for Aug 26, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. EDT, Noon CDT. REGISTER HERE This webinar will provide an overview of AccessEngineering and highlight product features, such as: Enhanced searching and browsing capability using our… Keep reading

Access Engineering

Contactless checkout@VandyLibraries Expanding for Fall

The well-received contactless materials checkout system checkout@VandyLibraries introduced last year in the Biomedical, Central, Divinity and Peabody libraries is expanding this fall to the Management and Science libraries.  Take a minute now to download the checkout@VandyLibraries app, available for both iPhone and Android, so you are ready to safely check out materials using your mobile… Keep reading