R and R Studio

R is a particularly useful programming language for statistical computing and data visualization. All are welcome to attend this, no experience necessary, introductory workshop series in three sessions: Wednesdays in November (6, 13, 20) 1:00 – 1:50, Team Room 15 in the Walker Management Library. After this series you will learn the basics of R… Keep reading

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Fall Research Hacks Workshops at Central Library

Would you like to sharpen your research skills? Is there a particular citation 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 fall! Subject librarians are offering free-of-charge hour-long workshops on a range of research hacks to… Keep reading

New Library Resource: Academic Video Online

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.

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Database Spotlight: Mintel Academic

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

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