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Science and Engineering Librarian contributes to COVID-19 Research

Joshua Borycz, Librarian for STEM Research in the Stevenson Science and Engineering Library, has co-authored two recent papers that focused on socio-economic aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic.   The papers, co-authored with Alex Bentley and Damian Ruck at the University of Tennessee – Knoxville (UTK), analyze sociological datasets to understand and predict behaviors related to the… Keep reading

AccessEngineering: Overview of Book Content

Learn how to quickly and conveniently access useful, quality information by attending AccessEngineering: Overview of Book Content. Mark your calendar for Feb 23, 2021 at 1:00-2:00 PM ET. This webinar will explore the resources available in AccessEngineering, and will focus on our enhanced book content and features such as: Searching and browsing capability using our… Keep reading

Managing Your Research – February 23, 2:15-3:00 p.m.

Streamlining your research and citation process can save you hours of frustration. Learn to enhance your ability to manage your research while ensuring responsible information sharing. This session will review the basics of citation managers and demonstrate how they can make you more efficient and productive in your research and writing. Special focus will be… Keep reading

Fall talk on How to Give an Excellent Virtual Presentation can help you

This informative presentation was offered last fall by the Office of Immersion Resources for undergraduates in preparation for the Undergraduate Research Fair.  If you are a student interested in seeing the presentation, the recording is available here in the Immersion Hub. You will need to login with your VUnetID & password. The program was co-presented… Keep reading

Student Success Tip: Meet Your Personal Librarian

Every student has a personal librarian. If you haven’t had a chance to meet your librarian this academic year, there’s still time! Our librarians are subject specialists dedicated to working with students in every major offered at Vanderbilt. Meet with your librarian via Zoom, phone or email – whatever works best for you! Find your… Keep reading

Map Literacy: Evaluating Geospatial Data for Evidence-Based Discourse – February 18, 2:15-3:00 p.m.

Thursday, February 18, 2:15-3:00 p.m. Register for Event Can you tell if there is bias or an agenda in a map’s data or presentation? This workshop will show you how to critically evaluate geovisualizations, maps, and spatial data for factual accuracy to foster evidence-based problem-solving and avoid the pitfalls of consuming data influenced by ideology. … Keep reading

Be a part of Vanderbilt History!

  Imagine finding a handwritten journal of your grandfather’s in the Vanderbilt University Archives. Now try to imagine your grandchild finding materials in the archive that you created about your time at Vanderbilt. Vanderbilt’s Special Collections and University Archives is documenting and archiving personal experiences of this COVID-19 pandemic period for all students, staff, faculty,… Keep reading

Aerial view of Vanderbilt campus

RBdigital is now Overdrive

The Library’s digital content in RBdigital has migrated to the Overdrive platform. You will be able to browse, borrow, and enjoy all the same great ebooks and audiobooks via the Overdrive website or their Libby app.   Books that you checked out in RBdigital will be available through the remainder of your loan, so you can… Keep reading

Turbocharge Your Research & Detect Bias with Vanderbilt Libraries’ Workshops

Did you know that there are many library-wide workshops relevant to members of the Owen community? Check out the ongoing Digital Literacies and Research Productivity Workshop Series, offering topics ranging from data visualization to detecting bias in research: Searching for Scholarly Literature in the Hard Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine – February 16, 2:15 p.m. Learn more… Keep reading