Howe Library, Dana Medical Library, and Silver Special Collections Library buildings are closed, but essential services remain available, including research assistance, reference help, instructional services, and scanning and document delivery service. Check the Howe Library website, Dana Medical Library website, and Silver Special Collections Library website for additional information.
UVM affiliates working on academic and/or research projects may pick up Howe Library books, Dana Medical Library books, DVDs, and media equipment by appointment using curbside service.
07/30/20 Update: UVM Libraries offers curbside service five days a week, Monday through Friday. Read the details and instructions below. Thanks to a new curbside pickup and drop-off service at Howe Library, UVM students, faculty, staff, and guest borrowers now have expanded access to the University's physical collection.
Though the UVM Libraries remain closed to in-person visitors, all borrowed books and DVDs may be returned using the Howe Library book drop. Borrowed media equipment may be returned to Howe Library by appointment, using our socially distanced curbside service. Please do not leave materials unattended outside library buildings.
During the COVID-19 crisis, many publishers are temporarily opening up access to their online research resources. The UVM Libraries are working to provide trials to select resources and to expand access to some of our current online holdings for UVM affiliates, as well as promoting open access resources. Together, these resources provide access to a large number of the books on our physical shelves.
The Vermont Multilingual Coronavirus Task Force offers a growing number of videos intended to disseminate information regarding Covid19 in the main languages that are spoken in the Burlington, Vermont area. Check out this important resource!
Dana Medical Library now has new e-book titles on Connecting Care for Patients, Communicable Disease Control and Health, and Health Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, as well as e-book updates. Check out the full list here!
Professor Atwood was awarded the 2020 Medical Library Assocation Fellowship through a competitive selection process and will study the information-seeking habits of undergraduate nursing students. Congratulations, Professor Atwood!
We are thrilled to announce that Denise Hersey has accepted the position of Director of Dana Medical Library at the University of Vermont. Currently the Director of the Lewis Science Library at Princeton University, she comes to us with 20+ years of academic library management and health science librarianship experience. Her first day will be August 3, 2020.
UVM Librarians Graham Sherriff, Daisy Benson, and Gary Atwood just recently had their instruction article, “Practices, Policies, and Problems in the Management of Learning Data: A Survey of Libraries' Use of Digital Learning Objects and the Data They Create,” (published in The Journal of Academic Librarianship), selected as one of the top 20 instruction articles published in 2019!
Two-year old Andy Buchanan (UVM '50), son of UVM electrical engineering professor Roy Buchanan, hikes toward Bolton Lodge on the Long Trail in 1929. The hand-colored glass slide is one of over 900 images in our Long Trail Photographs digital collection. See more at https://cdi.uvm.edu/collection/uvmcdi-uvmcdilongtrail #uvm #uvmlibraries #longtrail