Consulting Resources


The Vanderbilt Libraries now provide access to O’Reilly for Higher Educationmultimedia collection of instructional materials focused on computer programming, technology, and business. 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.  These tutorials cover topics of value to consultants, including PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, Tableau, Tools for Remote Communication (ex: using Microsoft Teams), and more. 

Readers can learn about programmingIT networkingproject managementgraphic design, and business strategy from more than 250 of the world’s most respected publishers, including Pearson, Packt, Wiley, and HarperCollins. 

The videos available include content from O’Reilly’s 16 global conferences and feature cutting-edge thinking from the world’s foremost technology and business leaders.  Particularly of note are the  extensive array of case studies provides a chance to understand how changing technology challenged companies like GoogleReddit, and Uber to adapt in areas like scaling, the cloud, and security. Learn to use the software used by these firms to understand business models, strategies, and more. 

Users don’t need to create personal accounts, your browser will save your history so you can easily pick up where you left off.  An excellent tool for in-classroom use, professional development, and an array of other uses.  Ask Us if you have any questions or experience any access issues. More features and developments to come as we roll out the full feature package, so stay tuned!