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Alumni Databases

These databases are available to the graduates of Vanderbilt University’s undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree programs. Alumni of training and certificate programs should contact their alumni association for options regarding access to information resources.

Alumni without a VUNetID may request one through the Ask a Librarian service. (Note: To expedite the request, please indicate the school from which you graduated, and your year of graduation.)

Alumni VUNet IDs must be renewed annually. Before your VUNet ID expires, you may submit a request to renew it by emailing:  

  • American Community Survey (ACS)
    Annual United States survey of population and housing. Covers age, race, income, commute time to work, home value, veteran status, and other important data.
  • ATLA (American Theological Library Association) Historical Monographs Collection, Series 1 & 2 (Alumni Access)
    Publications documenting the recovery of languages used during the biblical era, the conflict between religion and science, the growing interest in Eastern religions and other world religions, and significant shifts in the religious identification of Americans, among many other topics. Alumni login using their VUNetID.
  • ATLA (American Theological Library Association) Religion Database with ATLA Serials (Alumni Access)
    Index to journal articles, book reviews, and collections of essays in all fields of religion. Some full text. Alumni login using their VUNetID.
  • Baudelaire Database
    Bibliographic citations relating to the 19th century French poet and critic Charles Baudelaire; compiled from book excerpts, reviews, journal articles, and various ephemera.
  • CQ Press for Alumni
    Resources in American government, politics, history, public policy, and current affairs.
  • Data-Planet Statistical Datasets
    Dynamically compare and manipulate statistical data to create tables, maps, and figures.
  • Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)
    Comprehensive coverage of all open access scientific and scholarly journals that use a quality control system to guarantee the content.
  • Ebook Central Alumni Access
    Ebooks from publishers in all academic subject areas. Alumni login using their VUNetID.
  • First Research (Intellect) Popular
    Industry Profiles: overviews, challenges, trends, executive insight, call prep questions, financials, forecasts, growth rating, and industry drivers. Industries by economic metrics: financial, HR, industry drivers, forecasts.
  • Global Music Archive
    Traditional and popular song, music, and dance of Africa and the Americas. Includes the Digital Collection of East African Recordings and the Appalachian Dulcimer Archive.
  • Hein Online Alumni Access
    Extensive coverage of law reviews and publications by the American Bar Association.
  • Hoovers Popular
    Details on US and international companies, executives, market research reports, and trade publications. Includes financials, subsidiaries, and trade and business news.
  • Library Catalog
    Check out the new Library Catalog which finds print and electronic items, including journal and newspaper articles, book chapters, books, reviews, legal documents, and much more.
  • Mergent Online
    Corporate financial histories (including capital changes) and operational histories for international public companies. Customizable reports on companies.
  • Project MUSE
    Digital humanities and social science scholarly journals from university presses and scholarly societies.
  • PubMed Central (PMC)
    Freely available journal literature in the life sciences from the National Center for Biotechnology Information and the National Library of Medicine.
  • Revised Common Lectionary
    Ecumenical lectionary system developed by the North American Consultation on Common Texts (CCT) and the International English Language Liturgical Consultation (ELLC). Based on the Roman Lectionary, Ordo Lectionum Missae.
  • RKMA Market Research Reports
    Guides for researching consumer markets, including market assessments and forecasts, sector trends, profiles of market leaders, and statistics.
  • Sage Knowledge Books
    Books published by Sage.
  • Sage Knowledge Reference
    Encyclopedias and handbooks in the social and behavioral sciences.
  • Tennessee Electronic Library (for residents of Tennessee only)
    Includes Academic OneFile, Informe, business databases, national newspapers, health information, literary criticism, etc.
  • UniWorld
    Contact information for headquarters, branches, subsidiaries, and affiliates of the multinational firms. Find U.S. corporations with operations in other countries and firms based in other countries with locations in the U.S.