“Thinking 3D” Exhibition CLOSING: Thursday, October 31

Vanderbilt’s History of Medicine Collections’ exhibition, “Thinking 3D: Visualizing the Brain from the Renaissance to the Present,” will be closing this coming Thursday, October 31. The exhibit, located in the Eskind Biomedical Library, is part of a collaborative year-long initiative with Oxford University and focuses on the origins of modern neuroscience, exploring human perception through… Keep reading

Mobile App Available

Sanford Guide to Antimicrobial Therapy Mobile App The Eskind Biomedical Library has acquired 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 code… Keep reading

Thinking 3D: Visualizing the Brain from the Renaissance to the Present

This September,  Vanderbilt’s Annette and Irwin Eskind Family Biomedical Library presents Thinking 3D: Visualizing the Brain from the Renaissance to the Present, an exhibition that is part of a collaborative year-long initiative with Oxford University, the University of St. Andrews, and the Royal College of Physicians, London, among others. This international series of exhibitions explores… Keep reading

Digital Library Access for Alumni

Eskind Alumni Digital Library The Eskind Biomedical Library (EBL) Alumni Digital Library is a critical resource for helping alumni stay abreast of important information to assist in the cultivation of their practice. Alumni will need a password in order to access the Alumni Digital Library which may be obtained by emailing medalum@vanderbilt.edu, or by calling the Department of Medical… Keep reading

Getting to Know your Eskind Librarians: Rachel Lane Walden

Rachel Lane Walden, MLIS, is a Health Sciences Informationist at the Annette and Eskind Irwin Family Biomedical Library and Learning Center. Rachel earned her Master of Library and Information Science degree from the University of South Carolina in 2014 and started working at the Eskind Biomedical Library in February of 2015. As a reference and… Keep reading

Health Literacy eLearning course

CDC launches new Health Literacy eLearning course with FREE continuing education https://bit.ly/2Ivlofn 9 out of 10 adults struggle to understand and use health information when it’s unfamiliar, complex or jargon-filled. Limited health literacy costs the healthcare system money and results in higher than necessary morbidity and mortality. Health care professionals and non-medical staff can register… Keep reading

Librarians Can Help Providers Improve Clinical Decision-Making & Education

Dr. Hageman the Pediatric Annals’ Editor-in-Chief  wrote a very informative editorial on how medical librarians play a key role in healthcare. A summary of his piece is below. Medical librarians play an essential role as members of the healthcare team.  They directly impact the quality of patient care by helping physicians, allied health professionals and researchers keep current… Keep reading

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Getting to know your Eskind librarians: Heather LaFerriere

Heather Laferriere, MLIS, is a Health Sciences Informationist at the Annette and Eskind Irwin Family Biomedical Library and Learning Center. As a reference and instruction librarian for the medical and nursing communities, some of her primary duties include literature searching, research consultations, and resource training. Heather has been with the Eskind Biomedical Library since 2015… Keep reading

Freely Available Clinical Guidelines

The ECRI Institute has reinstated the clinical guidelines formerly known as the National Guideline Clearinghouse. It is now known as the ECRI Guidelines Trust and the guidelines are still free but require registration. Additional information about the guidelines trust and their inclusion criteria are also available on the website. For more information, please contact the… Keep reading