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

Literature Searching in the Hard Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine – February 16, 2:15 – 3:00 p.m.

Tuesday, February 16  |  2:15-3:00 p.m. Register for Event Google Scholar is one of the most popular research databases, but it is not sufficient when you are seeking comprehensive field-specific literature. This workshop will focus on two key STEM databases—PubMed, which is an essential database for medical literature, and SciFinder, which is equally important for chemistry and biochemistry. The workshop will demonstrate both general search strategies and… Keep reading

Ada Lovelace Day Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon Oct 9

Ada Lovelace Day celebrates the contributions of self-identifying women to science, technology, engineering, and math. So to celebrate their achievements, Vanderbilt Libraries and the Wond’ry are gathering at the Wond’ry on Tuesday October 9th to share their work on Wikipedia’s pages. While Wikipedia is the fifth most popular website in the world, notching up more… Keep reading