Searching the Library: Searching the Library Catalog

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!

What Am I Searching?

The new library catalog provides a one-stop search option for all library resources, such as:  
  • books/e-books
  • media
  • digital collections
  • special collections, etc.
as well as most content from online research databases such as:
  • journal, newspaper, and magazine articles
  • book chapters
  • legal documents, etc.

For more explanation about what content is being searched, please visit our "What Am I Searching?" page for details. 

Training Videos

Key Tasks and Functions for the Library Catalog

Signing into account for full functionality. Searching the catalog & databases. Viewing and sorting search results.
Saving records & searches. Setting alerts.  

Library Catalog website