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
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
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/
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
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
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