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Citations Made Easy: Introductions to Endnote and Mendeley

Finding, organizing, and sharing research can be frustrating, but there are tools that can make the process substantially easier. Citation managers like Endnote and Mendeley are tools for collecting, searching, and formatting references that integrate with web browsers and word processors. In these practical and time-saving workshops, Librarians Rachel Walden and Francisco Juarez will walk participants through all… Keep reading

Out of the Vault Curatorial Talk October 22, Noon – 1:00 p.m.

Join our curators Friday, October 22, Noon–1:00 p.m. CST, as they walk us through the exhibition Out of the Vault, open to the campus community in Central Library’s 4th floor foyer through November 19, and through this online exhibit for our many community Friends. Cases filled with treasures from our distinctive collections take you on… Keep reading

2nd Annual Peabody Pumpkin Palooza

Cosponsored by the Peabody Office of Student Engagement and Well-Being, the Peabody Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, and the Peabody Library. 🎃 Pumpkin Palooza 🎃 Wednesday, October 20th 3:00 – 4:30 PM Peabody Library Patio  Join us to decorate pumpkins! There are 100 pumpkins available and decorations will be provided. Share your pumpkin decorating… Keep reading

Scan & Deliver Service Continues!

At the start of the pandemic Vanderbilt Libraries launched a Scan & Deliver service to meet the needs of Vanderbilt students, faculty, and staff working remotely. It quickly became invaluable and now is a permanent service for Vanderbilt community members working on- and off-campus. How it works: If you need journal articles, book chapters, or… Keep reading

Local changes to library computers and a new NIH MFA policy

As the university and medical center become more technologically independent, usage of library computers is also impacted. EBL staff will be happy to assist with your computing needs. VUMCids will no longer be allowed to log in to the library workstations. We have installed several autolog machines which do not require institutional credentials and provide… Keep reading

EBL acquires USP-NF Online

The Eskind Biomedical Library acquired the online version of the United States Pharmacopeia and National Formulary. Our subscription is limited to 20 user accounts. If interested, please contact the library for the subscription key. Once you have the key, you must register at uspnf.com The USP-NF Online allows for access to all published content since… Keep reading

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Sympathetic Magic: Works of Faith, Healing and Transformation | August 26, 2021–January 30, 2022

Throughout history and across the planet, people have invariably created objects promoting faith, healing and transformation. Sympathetic Magic presents objects from Vanderbilt University Collections alongside works by modern and contemporary artists, in acknowledgement of the steadfast and uniquely human belief in the transformative power of art. Historical artifacts on view—ranging from votives and tomb objects… Keep reading

Anatolian amulet with an eye design, date unknown. Collection of Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery, 1994.366

Puppets have landed at Peabody Library!

The Peabody Library Curriculum Materials Center has a new collection of engaging puppets available for check out. This collection features 14 puppets to help with story time and other learning activities. Imagine a chef, robot, wizard, or fuzzy orange monster participating in read-aloud activities! The collection also features various public servants and kids of color…. Keep reading

Resources for LGBTQI+ History Month

The libraries offer several resources related to LGBTQI+ history including: Archives of Sexuality and Gender These three archives are specific to LGBTQ research: LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940, Part I LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940, Part II International Perspectives on LGBTQ Activism and Culture LGBT Thought and Culture includes books, periodicals, and archival… Keep reading