Deepfakes – March 11, 2:15 – 3:00 p.m.

How can you defend yourself against manipulation by fabricated media?  ‘Deepfakes’ are synthetic images, videos, and audio that can undermine our ability to detect deception. Discover the machine learning technologies behind deepfakes and the legal, social, and technical tools being used to combat them.   Register for the Workshop   Learn about the Digital Literacies… Keep reading

Presenting Your Research: Narrative and the Elevator Pitch – March 9, 2:15-3:00 p.m.

Complex technical information and research data can confuse an audience if not presented clearly. Learn how to use the narrative structures of storytelling to communicate your research in a way that will resonate with your audience. Register for the Workshop   Learn about the Research Productivity Workshops

Examining Statistics in Media – March 4, 2:15-3:00 p.m.

Are the statistics and graphics in a news story fact-based and free from ideology and bias? Media sources use statistics and visualizations to support claims, but these elements can be abused to mislead the reader. Learn how statistics and graphics can be misrepresented and how you can detect deception with critical examination. Register for the… Keep reading

Demystifying Library Resources and Expenditures: Collecting Distinctive Collections

The acquisition of library resources for scholarship and teaching known as “collection development,” is a complicated process that strikes a balance between access and ownership. Factors, such as price, budget, availability, and licensing, increasingly impact the libraries’ abilities to provide the most relevant and useful set of resources for our campus community. We seek creative… Keep reading

Turbocharge Your Research & Detect Bias with Vanderbilt Libraries’ Workshops

Did you know that there are many library-wide workshops relevant to members of the Owen community? Check out the ongoing Digital Literacies and Research Productivity Workshop Series, offering topics ranging from data visualization to detecting bias in research: Searching for Scholarly Literature in the Hard Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine – February 16, 2:15 p.m. Learn more… Keep reading

Management Library Spring 2021 Workshops

The Walker Management Library is presenting a selection of workshops for the Owen community this spring on Capital IQ Certification, Tableau, Internship Prep, and Alumni Resources. No experience is necessary for these workshops, all of which will be presented virtually. RSVP to managementlibrary@vanderbilt.edu for meeting links.   Capital IQ Certification – February 11, 1:30 p.m…. Keep reading

Welcome Back, Owen Students! Check Out our Zoom Lunch Hour

Welcome back, Owen students! The Management Library has resumed in-session hours of Mon.-Thurs. 7:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m., Fri. 7:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., and Sun. 12:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Our library space remains open with card access to current Owen students, faculty, and staff. The library also offers a new way to connect via our Zoom Lunch Hour Mon.-Thurs…. Keep reading

Business Mapping with ArcGIS Business Analyst

Join the Walker Management Library on Tuesday, January 12 from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. for our Business Mapping with ArcGIS Business Analyst workshop. ArcGIS Business Analyst provides location-based intelligence for planning, site selection, and customer segmentation by combining demographic, lifestyle, and spending data with map-based analytics for accurate reports and dynamic presentations. To prepare for… Keep reading

Interview Prep Workshop

Join the Walker Management Library on Tuesday, January 5 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. for our Interview Prep workshop. In this informal session, learn to quickly find credible and up-to-date information on the company with which you are interviewing or interning. Discover information on competitors, data on market trends, consumer behavior, and more. Stand… Keep reading