Eskind Digital Library
The Annette and Irwin Eskind Biomedical Library (EBL), a unit of Vanderbilt University Medical Center's Informatics Center, is the hub of the medical center's information services and resources. With a staff of over 40, the EBL provides access to materials to support the patient care, healthcare education, and biomedical research missions of Vanderbilt University Medical Center. EBL's collection development philosophy focuses on enabling information use at the point of need. EBL provides an extensive digital library of electronic journals, books, databases and other resources, in addition to over 200,000 print volumes.
BioSearchDoc (BioResearch Digital Library)
BioSearchDoc is the Eskind Biomedical Library's electronic assistant for Biological/Bioinformatics Database search strategy assistance and advice. BioSearchDoc offers analysis of your search strategy, including expert searching tips to better your search retrieval and pointers to additional useful resources and databases. (VUnet ID required)
Research Informatics Consult Service (RICS)
The Eskind Library's Research Informatics Consult Service (RICS) is an information service that provides proactive, targeted information services for VUMC researchers delivered at the point of need. RICS services include training, grant assistance, access to electronic resources, database searching and information filtering. Utilized resources include bibliographic databases, full text resources, and molecular biology databases. Individual and group consultations are available with experienced information specialists.
SearchDoc is the Eskind Biomedical Library's electronic assistant for database search strategy assistance and advice, as well as analysis of your search strategy, including expert searching tips to better your search retrieval and pointers to additional useful resources and databases. (VUnet ID required)