Library News Online

Update to Room Scheduling System

An update to the Vanderbilt EMS room scheduling system (Virtual EMS) over Spring Break presents a new interface to users who reserve library spaces for meetings and study. One will still login to the system with their VUnetID and password, and all of the previous functionality is still there, but the interface has changed, so… Keep Reading

Squishy Circuits and Makey Makey at Featheringill Hall

This week, Honora Eskridge and Amy Corbitt visited Featheringill Hall to showcase some fun projects created using maker kits.  Students got to view and interact with: a light up snail made from Squishy Circuits, a siren made from Snap Circuits, and a Pac Man game controller using Makey Makey and playdough.  Various maker kits are… Keep Reading

Tech help in Central!

VUIT student assistants will be delighted to help you with any technology issues and questions right at the Service Desk in Central Library. The hours of operation are 1pm to 5pm, Monday-Friday. And while you’re at the Service Desk, make use of our fantastic subject librarians you will find there from 10am to 6pm, Monday-Friday…. Keep Reading

Libraries Improving the Way Faculty Create Course Reading Lists

Over the summer, library staff have been migrating our course reserves system. This new system will allow faculty to create their course reading lists with links to our catalog, electronic resources and even websites, and then send that list to the library for processing with the click of a button. During the July 2018 transition,… Keep Reading

Student Athlete Library Initiative Report

The libraries’ partnership with Student Athletics is now approaching its 4th year.  There are two parts to the collaboration: summer tours and orientation for the first year athletes and satellite reference service at the Athletic Study Halls. Incoming freshman athletes always receive a tour of the library.  Later in the summer, students receive a more… Keep Reading

Last Week to Complete Survey for the New Catalog

One of the biggest changes to happen in Vanderbilt’s libraries in the last 20 years is underway. Beginning in late July, students and faculty will have access to an easier and faster way to search the university library collections. Since the current system’s implementation in 1997, technology has changed. The new catalog will allow more… Keep Reading

Library on Location Every Wednesday during the Fall semester from 6-9 p.m., library tables will be popping up all over campus. Visit a library table, engage in an interactive activity, talk with a student about how they use the Vanderbilt Libraries, and learn more about the Libraries’ services and resources. To find the location each… Keep Reading

Alumni Access to Law Databases

When on campus, alumni may access most of the library’s electronic resources available through Vanderbilt libraries. We are also able to offer remote, off-campus, access to a select group of specially licensed alumni databases . To gain remote access, alumni will need a VUNet ID. If you do not already have a VUNet ID, request… Keep Reading