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

Looking to have a career as a librarian or archivist? Join us on March 16!

In conjunction with the Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities, Vanderbilt Libraries is organizing a career panel for students to raise awareness of the multitude of careers in the field of librarianship. A wide representation of library staff from different areas will gather to chat with students about the various roles they play at… Keep reading

Upcoming Workshop

This workshop will equip attendees with the skills to navigate not only the complexity of the modern information environment (e.g. how information is shared, consumed, and created), but the critical analyses and synthesis of information in a useful and effective way. Through hands-on activities and discussions, you will build the skills and strategies needed to… Keep reading

What’s Happening in the Libraries: January 2020

Visionary Aponte: Art and Black Freedom Artists’ Talk and Opening Reception January 9, 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. A Q&A with artists Edouard Duval-Carrié and Cornelius Vanderbilt Endowed Chair of Fine Arts María Magdalena Campos-Pons, who will jointly launch the opening of Visionary Aponte: Art and Black Freedom. Exhibition opening reception featuring Batá drums by Yosvany… Keep reading

Library Events January 2020

Journal Identification Tool for Prospective Authors

The Center for Knowledge Management has developed a decision support journal identification and evaluation tool to help authors find potential journals for submission.  The online tool is called SPI-Hub, the Scholarly Publishing Information Hub.  Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center users can search for journals by topic, author, or journal title.  Additional  information and… Keep reading

Spring Outreach Pop-ups

Is your brain in need of a break? Join us for crafting, parachute games, and fun with your fellow students! We hope you stop by to experience what the library has to offer regarding innovative collections and research assistance as you get ready for finals. April 3rd, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM Commons Terrace &… Keep reading

Knovel Quick Start Guide

Knovel is a database of over 4,000 engineering handbooks and other reference books.  It provides a great breadth of introductory information related to every engineering discipline.   It also includes large amounts of data that can be downloaded and manipulated in many different ways.  If you need to understand how a distillation column works, find the… Keep reading