Walker Management Library Now Open!

The Walker Management Library, is thrilled to announce our reopening on Monday, August 21st. Some highlights of the new space include: • The main reading room, with a fireplace as a focal point, is a great place for contemplation. With all the movable furniture, we can have larger groups gather to engage with business leaders… Keep Reading

Familiar Faces and Spaces: The Vanderbilt Athletics’ Summer Bridge Program

In the summer before their freshman year, student athletes tour the libraries, meet librarians, and engage in competitive exercises designed to teach information literacy. This video about Vanderbilt Athletics’ Summer Bridge Program features more than one shot of the visit featuring a tour of our online resources, followed by a competition. Ramona Romero, Kate Costin, Dee… Keep Reading

Maladies, Elixirs, and Healers: 500 Years of Medical History from the Eskind Biomedical Library Special Collections

From 16th century alchemical treatises to 20th-century breakthroughs saving millions of lives, this exhibition explores the evolving roles of medicine and healers and how these changes affect the way we live and work today. Early modern distilling manuals, botanical prints, and handwritten cookbooks tell the story of a time when doctors and lay healers alike… Keep Reading

OOMF Portable Chargers to Go Away

Since December 2016 the campus has been offering access to portable phone chargers provided by a start-up company, OOMF. Under the terms of the pilot project, OOMF provided the service free of charge with the expectation that a business model using micro-charges for each transaction would eventually be implemented. While the free service was very… Keep Reading

Nominate a Librarian for the “I Love My Librarian” Award!

Nominate a librarian for the 2017 “I Love My Librarian” Award! Our nation’s librarians transform their communities, schools and campuses, and improve the lives of the people they serve every day. If a librarian has made an impact on you in a meaningful way, now is your chance to honor their contributions. The I Love… Keep Reading

Management Library to Close May 5-August 9

The Management library is undergoing a complete renovation. Preliminary work began over spring break, with major demolition beginning May 5th. The tentative re-open date is August 9th. Please contact us with any questions. Check back for progress updates!

Tadoku Collection

Students learning the Japanese language gathered at Central Library to read their favorite Japanese books last Friday, March 24, 2017, from 3:30 to 5 pm. The books are from the new Tadoku Collection on the main floor of the Central Library in the Leisure Reading alcove. “Tadoku” (多読) means “extensive reading” and refers to graded… Keep Reading

Popular New Business Books

Visit our New Book section in the Walker Management Library to check out one of our popular Business best sellers for some lighter reading over Winter Break. From titles such as “The Evolution of Everything: How New Ideas Emerge” to “Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike” we have a book for most… Keep Reading

Interview Prep in 15 Minutes (or less!)

Interviews often come up on short notice. Use the First Research database for Industry Profiles including : overviews, challenges, trends, financials, forecasts, growth rating, and industry drivers. Owen students love the “Call Prep Question” and “Executive Insights” for Q&A pairs at the C-Suite level.

What is the future of Zappos?

Company research can be overwhelming. Looking at public companies can unleash a firehose of information while looking at private companies can lead to dead ends. Multinational and international companies have their own challenges. Where are the best places to look? Let the Walker Management Library company research guides highlight the best resources available to you… Keep Reading