Searching the Library: The Library in Brightspace

Have you HEARD? There's a new search @VandyLibraries. This guide will show you how to use the new library catalog, and upgraded library website to become a fast and efficient user of the Vanderbilt Libraries resources!

Find Your Subject Liaison Librarian

Library Resources in Brightspace

Easy access to Library Resources from within your Brightspace course:


Available within Library Resources:

  • Name and contact information for your Subject librarian
  • List of recommended databases for your subject area
  • A research guide highlighting library resources
    • ​Want a research guide tailored to your course needs?  Contact your Subject librarian!

Subject Librarians in Brightspace

To add a librarian to your Brightspace course, you'll need to assign them the role of Subject Librarian.

  1.  Log in to Brightspace and select the course you want to embed the librarian in.
  2. Click on Classlist.
  3. Click on Add Participants, then Add Existing User.
  4. Search by name or VUnet ID of the librarian and select the Subject Librarian in the "select a role" drop-down box. Click Enroll Selected User.
  5. The librarian will show up in the class roster with the role Subject Librarian.