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Jean & Alexander Heard Libraries

Annette and Irwin Eskind Family Biomedical Library and Learning Center

Technology

Digital Research and Learning

Participate in Technology

Join one of our campus technology Working Groups .
New members always welcome. 

Attend one of our Workshops on digital scholarship technologies. 

See more about Digital Scholarship


Additional Technology Partners

Vanderbilt University Information Technology (VUIT)
Vanderbilt Institute for Digital Learning (VIDL)
Center for Teaching

The libraries provide technologies and opportunities to increase technological skills to enhance research, teaching and learning at Vanderbilt.

Computers and Laptops

Computer workstations are available for convenient access to the library’s digital resources. Eleven workstations are for Vanderbilt users and require a VUnet ID to log in.  Three public workstations are available for guests.

Laptops are available for check-out at the information desk, including 3 PCs and 3 MacBook Airs. These may be used in-house only and have a loan period of 2 hours.

WiFi at VU

Current Vanderbilt student, faculty or staff members have the benefit of campus-wide wifi access. For questions and assistance, contact Vanderbilt ITS. For regulations regarding appropriate use of computers, review Vanderbilt University's Computer Privileges and Responsibilities policy.

Printing, Scanning, and Copying

The VUprint system manages printing across campus. For convenience, personal computers can install a VUprint driver. Black and white prints, available throughout the VUprint system, can be printed for $0.06 per page. Color prints available for $0.25 per page.

A VUnet ID and e-password or a guest print card are needed for printing. VU users can add money to their  Commodore Card at Card Services. Guest printing cards are available for purchase for all other users.  The guest card vending machine is located on the first floor of the library and is a cash only machine.  The cost of the print card is $1 and printing money can be added to the card using $1, $5, $10, and $20 bills.  The machine does not give change or refunds. 

Photocopiers are also available in each library across campus. Black and white copies can be made for $0.06 per page if using a Commodore Card, or $0.10 per page if paying cash. Color copying is $.25 per page. There is no charge for the scan-to-email option or the scan-to-flash-drive option, but a Commodore or guest card is required.

3D Printing

The Eskind Family Biomedical Library and Learning Center provides 3D printing services to faculty, staff, and students. For information about the 3D printing process, including costs, please visit the Biomedical Library's 3D Printing page.