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Mobile App Now Available

Sanford Guide to Antimicrobial Therapy Mobile App The Eskind Biomedical Library has acquired more coupon codes for the Sanford Guide Antimicrobial Therapy App. The app is compatible with iOS and Android devices. For more information or to request your code, please contact us via the Ask Biomedical online form, http://library.vanderbilt.edu/biomedical/ask-librarian.php. Additional instructions to redeem the… 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

Developing a Critical Eye Toward Free Digital Research Tools

I am pleased to remind you of the third instalment of our ongoing fall workshop series: Developing a Critical Eye Toward Free Digital Research Tools, to be held tomorrow in Central 800BB 11:10-12:00. Please take note of this location change. We will return to our regular location next week.   The number and variety of digital, open resources… Keep Reading

October 2018: What’s Happening in the Libraries?

Check out these events planned for October : October 3    Curator’s Talk: The World Wars and their Impact on Vanderbilt, Special Collections,  11:15am-12:00pm October 4    Memorizing the Future: Collecting in the 21st Century, John Gerrard, Dublin: Art Executable, Community Room, 6:00pm-7:00pm October 5    DS Workshop: Introduction to the Open Science Framework (OSF), Central Library 418A 11:10am-12:00pm October … 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

Improvements to Library Search and Website

Summer 2018 is proving to be an exciting and busy time for the Vanderbilt Libraries as we move to an entirely revamped digital footprint including a new Integrated Library System (the library catalog search and backend operations), as well as a new library web presence, and improved course reading list software. These changes were based… Keep Reading

Technology Lending @ SEL

Coming soon…in the Fall of 2018 the Science and Engineering Library will begin to lend a variety of technology equipment including: Digital Cameras, tripods and lenses, Laptops: both Dell and Macbook Air, a Molecular Modeling Kit, Laptop and Phone Chargers, Graphing and Non-graphing Calculators, Makerspace Devices, Headphones, Virtual Reality Headsets, and a Go Pro.

DiscoverLibrary Saved Searches Going Away

The Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries are debuting a new library catalog on July 24. Unfortunately, it is not possible to migrate DiscoverLibrary saved search queries, folders, and items to the new system. Although searches and folders cannot be exported, saved items can be exported to reference management systems like Zotero and EndNote. For help,… 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