PitchBook

The Walker Management Library continues to offer access to PitchBook, a database for analyzing private equity, venture capital, and mergers & acquisitions across the private investment lifecycle.  Any Vanderbilt student, faculty, or staff member can create a PitchBook account with their Vanderbilt email address. Accounts will automatically reset each May. If you created an account… Keep reading

Owen Faculty Summer Reading Recommendations

Looking for some summer reading?  Owen professors have picked some of their favorite books and recent reads in both non-fiction and fiction. Some recommendations are available through the library as e-book or audio, like Michael Lapre’s recommendation Never Stop Learning: Stay Relevant, Reinvent Yourself, and Thrive, e-book and audiobook. For ‘fun to read’ suggestions, check out… Keep reading

Learning Microsoft Project with O’Reilly for Higher Education

Vanderbilt University Library is excited to share how our subscription to O’Reilly for Higher Education is being used by Vanderbilt students to learn new skills and software programs virtually. This is the final article in a three-part series of student-authored articles. Nairah Moustafa, an undergraduate student (’22) majoring in biomedical engineering, discusses her experience using… Keep reading

E-Book Review: Work Without Stress: Building a Resilient Mindset for Lasting Success

Vanderbilt University Library is excited to share how our subscription to O’Reilly for Higher Education is being used by Vanderbilt students to learn new skills and software programs virtually. This is the second article in a three-part series of student-authored articles. Jonas Accam, an undergraduate student (’23) majoring in pre-medical studies, discusses his experience using… Keep reading

Learning Tableau with O’Reilly for Higher Education: A Student’s Perspective

Vanderbilt University Library is excited to share how our subscription to O’Reilly for Higher Education is being used by Vanderbilt students to learn new skills and software programs virtually. This is the first in a three-part series of student-authored articles. Aleena Rahman, a master of finance student graduating this month, discusses her experience using O’Reilly… Keep reading

Teach Yourself Tableau

This spring, the Walker Management Library, in cooperation with Owen’s Career Management Center and the Library’s Digital Scholarship and Communications (DiSC) Office, hosted a program on the data visualization software Tableau for the Owen community. The final two-hour workshop was held on April 15th. Attendees worked independently through a self-paced O’Reilly for Higher Education course,… Keep reading

Harvard Business Review E-Book Subscription Collection: Enhanced Access

EBSCO, one of the top providers of academic databases and e-books, has partnered with Harvard Business Review Press to offer unlimited access to the Harvard Business Review E-Book Subscription Collection for a limited time. This access is part of a widespread initiative to help libraries support remote learning during the COVID-19 crisis.  Included in this… Keep reading

RBdigital Audiobooks

The library offers access to RBdigital, a platform with an extensive array of audiobooks for both professional development and leisure listening. All audiobooks are immediately available for loan from a selection of titles, ranging from bestselling fiction titles such as Big Little Lies and Crazy Rich Asians to classics like The Lord of the Rings… Keep reading

Job-Ready Skills with O’Reilly and Other Online Resources Workshop

Walker Management Library business librarian Kelly LaVoice presented “Add a Job-Ready Skill by Utilizing the O’Reilly for Higher Education Platform” on April 3rd in collaboration with the Owen Graduate School of Management’s Career Management Center.    The O’Reilly platform contains reference materials on computer programming, technology, and business transformation via books, videos, case studies, audiobooks,… Keep reading

E-Tips from Walker Management Library: Marking-up PDFs

Without access to a printer to print out your cases or readings? Missing the ability to highlight your printed readings? Let us familiarize you with the Mark-Up function of Adobe Acrobat. Acrobat Reader DC is free to download. Once installed, you can open the PDF of your reading in Acrobat and under “Tools” select “Comment.”… Keep reading