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

Library Design Challenge Pitch and Awards Event

Thursday, February 28th from 4:10 pm – 6:10 pm Central Library Community Room Please join us this Thursday in the Central Library Community Room for the competition portion of the Wild Bunch Library Design Challenge. Watch as student teams pitch their ideas to improve the Libraries and compete for cash prizes. CASH PRIZES will be… Keep reading

Leading Lines Podcast – Mike Caulfield on web literacy

Melissa Mallon (Director of Peabody Library and Director of Teaching & Learning) and Derek Bruff (Director of the Center for Teaching) recently interviewed Mike Caulfield for the Vanderbilt University sponsored Leading Lines podcast. The interview covered media literacy and misinformation and the importance of developing students’ critical thinking skills. Take a listen here: http://leadinglinespod.com/episodes/episode-54mike-caulfield/  

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

2019 Library Design Challenge

LIBRARY DESIGN CHALLENGE BOOTCAMP SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 11:00-4:00 P.M. PEABODY LIBRARY GROUND FLOOR The Library Design Challenge is open to all Vanderbilt students interested in learning about design thinking and applying those principles to make the library’s collections, facilities, and/or programs & services more accessible and meaningful for users.  The event will consist of a design… Keep reading

New video on Fair Use

The Vanderbilt Libraries has a new Fair Use video that explains what fair use means in educational contexts. This video is the latest installment of the Libraries’ “Know Your Rights” copyright videos: What is Copyright?, What are My Rights?, and Using Others’ Works. More information, including a FAQ, a Fair Use Checklist, and tips for students and faculty,… Keep reading