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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

Introduction to GitHub

I am pleased to remind you of the next installment of our Digital Scholarship and Scholarly Communications Workshop Series: Introduction to GitHub, to be held Friday October 12, from 11:10-12:00 in Central 418a.   Want to build a digital project? Share data? GitHub might be the tool for you! This session will give you a basic introduction… 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

Vanderbilt Libraries’ Open Mind Series: Informed Citizenship and the Economics of Information

Information is being democratized and diversified. Every cell phone video is a news story, every YouTube account is a classroom. Citizens no longer trust or rely on experts for their information, partially because they can obtain first-hand accounts of the world around them. In the age of untrusted experts and folk-journalism, folk-education, what is the… 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

Developing a Critical Eye Toward Free Digital Research Tools

I am pleased to remind you of the third instalment of our ongoing fall workshop series: Developing a Critical Eye Toward Free Digital Research Tools, to be held tomorrow in Central 800BB 11:10-12:00. Please take note of this location change. We will return to our regular location next week.   The number and variety of digital, open resources… Keep Reading

Be a Better Googler @ the Wond’ry

Learn tips and tricks to be a better Googler.  Quickly find valuable and credible information with more targeted and relevant Google results. Rahn Huber, business librarian from the Walker Management Library, will facilitate this hour long workshop. One hour learning advanced Google searching will save you hours of research time in the log-run. When: Tuesday,… Keep Reading

New Campus Resource: BCC Research

BCC Research provides market research reports covering major economic, scientific, and technological developments in industrial, pharmaceutical, and high technology organizations. BCC reports explore the financial impact of new development in these industries and provide valuable forecasting. Topics covered include chemicals, energy and resources, engineering, healthcare, information technology, pharmaceuticals, plastics, and semiconductor manufacturing. Each report includes… Keep Reading

Library launches News Desk, with free campus NYT and WSJ access

Reading award-winning news stories in The New York Times and Wall Street Journal is now easier for the Vanderbilt community, thanks to a News Desk portal just added to the Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries homepage. The portal is made possible through the support of the Office of the Provost. “Citizens need reliable and diverse… Keep Reading