The Vanderbilt Libraries now provide access to O’Reilly for Higher Education, a multimedia collection of instruction and reference materials focused on computer programming, technology, and business transformation. The platform includes over 38,000 books, over 30,000 videos, and a large collection of case studies, audiobooks, and structured learning paths, as well as other exclusive content from O’Reilly’s global conferences. O’Reilly Media, best known for their technology books with covers featuring distinctive woodcuts of animals, has… Keep reading
Would you like to sharpen your research skills? Is there a particular citation manager or other research tool that you’ve always wanted to learn more about? If so, plan to attend one (or more) of Central Library’s Research Hacks Workshops this spring! Subject librarians are offering free-of-charge hour-long workshops on a range of research hacks… Keep reading
During Spring 2020, the library’s Digital Scholarship and Communications (DiSC) office will be offering a series of workshops in Python, R and R Studio, and ArcGIS. Learn more about these and other offerings on our workshops page. Python Do you have a project where a Python script would help you get the job done? These… Keep reading
The Vanderbilt Libraries now provide access to Academic Video Online, a streaming video product with more than 68,000 videos. An Alexander Street Press product, Academic Video Online includes documentaries, performances, and motion pictures from a broad array of providers, including Broadway HD, California Newsreels, CNN, PBS, and Sony Pictures.
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
Library services at the Walker Management Library will be closed from July 4th to July 7th. Our summer hours will resume on Monday, July 8th. We wish everyone a very happy Fourth of July.
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
The Walker Management Library has moved over to its summer schedule. The updated hours are: Monday-Friday: 8:00 am to 6:00 pm Saturday & Sunday: CLOSED We wish everybody a very happy summer!
Students and Faculty, As the Vanderbilt libraries approach the one-year anniversary of the web refresh and new library catalog, we would like to know what you think. Would you be willing to participate in a focus group to offer your suggestions to improve the libraries’ website and catalog? We’ll provide the snacks, if you are… Keep reading
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