Patricia Berens

Faculty: Join SSRN (Social Science Research Network)!

The Library recently renewed Babson’s annual site license to SSRN.  In general, everyone at Babson has access to SSRN and anyone can post papers, but if you specifically sign up to be a member in a network, you get the following benefits: Access to specific eJournals, including billable ones free of charge, enabling you to…

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Patricia Berens

Come check out our interesting new books!

We’ve recently acquired 20-30 new books for our collection.  Here are just a few examples: Netflixed: The Epic Battle for America’s Eyeballs by Gina Keating Overdressed: The Shocking High Cost of Cheap Fashion by Elizabeth Cline Startup Rising: The Entrepreneurial Revolution Remaking the Middle East by Christopher Schroeder Leading the Starbucks Way: 5 Principles for…

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Patricia Berens

Mary Pinard’s Poetry

Today in the Chapel at 5:30 Mary Pinard will launch her new poetry book, Portal. The Library will have a copy available soon, but in the meantime, check out a prior collection of hers called Permanence. You can find it on the third floor of Horn Library; the call number is PS3566 I63 1995. If…

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Patricia Berens

BCC Research adds Photonics to their industry coverage

Market research vendor BCC Research now includes reports about laser systems, fiber-optic connectors, and nanotechnology for photonics.   The library has renewed Babson’s subscription to this market research provider for another year.  BCC Research is based in Wellesley but covers global markets! Besides photonics, BCC Research covers healthcare, energy and natural resources, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, food and…

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Patricia Berens

Visiting Poet Toi Derricotte’s Books on Display in the Library

We’ve put the four books we own by Derricotte on display — come take a look!  These are the titles: The Black Notebooks: an Interior Journey The Empress of the Death House Tender The Undertaker’s Daughter Toi Derricotte is on campus on Wednesday, Feb. 12th.  She will be reading from her poems at 7:30 p.m. in the…

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Patricia Berens

We’ve refreshed our New Books shelf!

Check out our new books! Among them: Tracy Chevalier’s latest: The Last Runaway Neutrino Hunters: The Thrilling Chase for a Ghostly Particle to Unlock the Secrets of the Universe by Ray Jayawardhana Uncharted: Big Data as a Lens on Human Culture by Erez Aiden and Jean-Baptiste Michel The lost leaders : how corporate America loses…

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AtoZ Databases Replaces ReferenceUSA

Are you used to using ReferenceUSA for looking up small, private companies or for producing lists of potential competitors or employers?  AtoZ Databases is a very similar product with the advantage of a better user interface and much larger download limit (1000 records per search).  Give it a try and let us know (research@babson.edu) which…

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Patricia Berens

Data Downloading and Excel Templates in Bloomberg

You think Bloomberg is cool?  Wait till you see the Excel-linked templates for use!  Come to a “Bloomberg Friday” session and learn all about it! When:    Friday, Nov. 22 at 2 p.m. Where:  Cutler Center in Horn Library

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Patricia Berens

Friday 11/15: Creating & Analyzing Your Portfolio in Bloomberg

It’s Bloomberg Friday again! Come and learn how to manage fixed income and equity portfolios using Bloomberg’s cool features! When: 2 p.m. Where: Cutler Center in Horn Library Next session: 11/22 Data Downloading and Excel Templates in Bloomberg

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Patricia Berens

Frost & Sullivan View & Download Limit Lifted

Trial access to Frost & Sullivan’s market research goes through Nov. 25. The vendor has told us that the report access limits have been lifted. If you are still experiencing issues, please let us know via email: research@babson.edu.   Find the link to Frost & Sullivan on the Library’s Databases A-Z page.   Please let us know…

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