Library Services Update

All Vanderbilt Library services will be virtual until January 24, 2022. Any checked out items originally due from January 3 to January 24 have new extended checkouts until January 24. For answers to other questions about the libraries during this time, including access to the library building and obtaining books and other materials, please check… 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

HathiTrust Emergency Temporary Access Service Ends on June 7

The Vanderbilt University Libraries signed an agreement with HathiTrust in March of 2020 that provided faculty, students, and staff with online access to approximately 17% of the libraries copyrighted print circulating collections. Hathi Trust’s Emergency Temporary Access Service (ETAS) was invaluable for virtual instruction and research while access to campus was restricted. As the university… Keep reading

HathiTrust logo

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

Scan & Deliver available to Students, Faculty & Staff

If you need journal articles, book chapters, or any other part of printed publications from the university libraries, and you prefer not to visit the libraries in person, simply request that the item be scanned and delivered to you. When searching for articles, you can request a copy using the findit@VU button that appears in… Keep reading

Pick-up Service Now Available From All Libraries

Pick-up service for physical circulating resources is now available from all Vanderbilt Libraries and offsite storage locations. Requests are fulfilled with electronic versions of resources whenever possible. Pick-up is by appointment outside the 21st Avenue entrance to the Divinity Library, outside the Blair School of Music, and at the front desk of the Eskind Biomedical Library…. Keep reading

Library catalogue page detailing pick up request

Research Hacks Workshop “Google Scholar” to be offered online via Zoom

While you may be familiar with Google Scholar as a way to find scholarly literature, you may not know all the tools that can help you link to VU resources, find other possible sources on a topic or research question, and be more precise in your searching. Learn about these features by attending the Google… Keep reading

Portal to Possibilities: Introduction to the Libraries’ Website

Vanderbilt students, faculty, and staff have access to numerous library services and resources online via the Vanderbilt Libraries website. Join us via Zoom during this one hour online workshop on April 8 at 3 p.m. CST to find out how you can: chat with a librarian for real time assistance schedule a research consultation with… Keep reading