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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

Goats Bring Stress Relief to Owen Students

On Monday, Oct. 1, a herd of goats arrived in the Owen courtyard, just in time for finals. Walker Management Library invited local goat service Shenanigoats to bring in baby and full-grown goats, setting them loose in the courtyard for students to play with and pet. They were a perfect distraction for students in the… Keep Reading