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

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!

Mental Health and Well-being Campaign Kickoff Event

The university will officially kick off “GO THERE,” a campus wide campaign to promote brave dialogue and honest self-reflection toward creating a campus culture that invests in and supports the mental health and wholeness of every member of the Vanderbilt community. Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to attend the event scheduled from 11 a.m. to… Keep Reading

Website Refresh

On January 3rd, the library website was refreshed! The main change is the search box on the home page, Bringing researchers closer to the library’s  premium content. Although the library website is regularly updated for usability, policy and service changes, and new content to reflect our changing, dynamic organization, this is one of the more… Keep Reading

Winter Break

The university’s winter break for 2016 is Friday, December 23, through Friday, December 30, followed by the New Year’s Day holiday, celebrated Monday, January 2, 2017. The university will return to full operating status on Tuesday, January 3, 2017. While most areas of campus will be closed for the upcoming break, some campus libraries will… 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

Who are the biggest companies in the toy industry?

Industry research can be frustrating. So many resources, so little time. The librarians at the Walker Management Library have put together guides on general and specific industry research. From Financial Ratios, Sports Business, Food and Beverages to Industry Overviews, see our guides to find a hand selected list of the best resources we have to… Keep Reading

Heard Library to test Oomf portable device chargers!

Eight campus libraries will begin a pilot project to make portable chargers for mobile devices available to the campus community.  Oomf provides on-the-go students with a powerful, portable charging service for any micro-USB or Apple Lightning® compatible device. Oomf smart chargers are available to rent and return at designated locations around campus, giving students the… Keep Reading