Database Spotlight: Mintel Academic

What percentage of millennials avoid “toxic” ingredients in beauty and personal care products? Does income or age impact the likelihood that a millennial consumer will avoid “toxic” ingredients? What is the target age group for marketing campaigns for frozen pizzas? Find these answers, and much more, in the library database Mintel Academic: Mintel publishes research… Keep reading

Management Librarians Assist with Accelerator

During the month of June, the halls of Owen Graduate School of Management were full of undergraduates eager to learn more about the world of business. This summer program, known as Accelerator, exposed students to business fundamentals with classes taught by Vanderbilt professors; they also had the opportunity to work on real-world consulting projects. During… Keep reading

New Database: Pitchbook

The Walker Management Library has recently acquired Pitchbook, a new database for analyzing private equity, venture capital, and mergers & acquisitions across the private investment lifecycle. This database provides information on deals, funds, and investors. Pitchbook will be helpful for future entrepreneurs who want to determine investors active in certain spaces, and those on the… Keep reading

Amy Goldstein to Speak About New Book “Janesville”

Come join author and Pulitzer prize winning journalist Amy Goldstein, and Owen Graduate School of Management Professor David Parsley, on April 3rd for a discussion of Goldstein’s book “Janesville: An American Story.” Goldstein’s new book chronicles the story of what happens to an industrial town when a factory shuts down. According to Goldstein, “Most observers… Keep reading

New Database: Data Planet

Students now have access to vast amounts of data and statistics through our new database Data Planet. With over 5.2 billion data points, this resource provides standardized and structured data to enhance your ability to work with multiple indicators from multiple sources. Along with government data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Census Bureau, OECD,… Keep reading

Audiobooks Now Available

Vanderbilt Libraries now offer access to a collection of audiobooks through RBdigital. Students can browse a variety of titles from classic novels to business best-sellers. For business, check out books such as The Innovator’s Solution, The Leadership Pipeline, and Seeing What’s Next: Using the Theories of Innovation To Predict Industry Change. A full list of business audiobooks can… Keep reading

Librarian Rahn Huber Brings Experience to the Wond’ry

When the Wond’ry opened their doors two years ago, they were eager to collaborate with Vanderbilt librarians who had the knowledge and expertise to help entrepreneurs succeed. As an information consultant with experience in business, technology, and patents, Rahn Huber was a natural choice. In addition to her job as a business librarian at Walker… Keep reading

Walker Management Library Immersion Week Hours

During Immersion Week, October 6th-13th, Walker Management Library will operate under different hours: Saturday, Oct. 6th: 10:00am-8:00pm Sunday, Oct. 7th: Closed Monday, Oct. 8th – Friday Oct. 12th: 8:00am-6:00pm Saturday, Oct. 13th: Closed Sunday, Oct. 14th: 10:00am-9:00pm Access is restricted to Owen School card holders after 5pm. For more information, take a look at our… Keep reading