News & Announcements Blog / Author: Patricia Berens

Patricia Berens

Business Expert Press eBooks Now Available, include Babson Authors & Editors

What do Professors Crittenden, Gentile, Polutnik, and Zacharakis have in common?  They are authors or editors of Business Expert Press titles, and these are available to Babson as eBooks via a link on the Horn Library A-Z List of Databases. Business Expert Press publishes concise, practical treatments of the topics typically taught in MBA programs. The books…

Patricia Berens

Roubini Global Economics Updated Their Platform

You’ll notice a completely different look and feel when accessing Roubini. There are more visuals, and the structure of the site is less cluttered than before. If you’re looking for the familiar country-specific analysis, mouse over Economies on the top light grey banner.  The “Markets” tab goes to Roubini’s analysis of commodity and financial markets.…

Patricia Berens

Babson Librarian on TV!

BCC Research, one of our market research report vendors, asked us to provide a client testimonial as part of BCC Research being featured on the TV show “World’s Greatest.”  Working with College Marketing who provided video footage for this, Patricia Berens, Content Analyst and Collection Development Librarian, discussed how the reports that BCC Research produces…

Patricia Berens

Looking for RMA eStatement Studies? Use BizMiner Instead!

A careful review of the similarities and differences between RMA’s eStatement Studies product and BizMiner revealed that BizMiner provides more extensive content and represents a better value.  Faculty and librarian input contributed to the decision to let our subscription to eStatement Studies lapse and instead refer users to BizMiner. In terms of industry financial reports,…

Patricia Berens

American Doctoral Dissertations 1933-1955 now on EBSCOhost

American Doctoral Dissertations, 1933-1955 provides online access to the only comprehensive record of dissertations accepted by American universities during that time period, the print index Doctoral Dissertations Accepted by American Universities.  The EBSCOhost database contains nearly 100,000 citations. Look for the EBSCOhost link on the library website, database list:  http://libguides.babson.edu/az.php?a=e    

Patricia Berens

Looking for historical industry ratios?

Horn Library has purchased the digital archive of Dun’s Industry Norms and Key Business Ratios.  Find historical industry financial ratios using 4-digit SIC codes for over 800 lines of business, as well as industry norms for major industry segments.  Key Business Ratios is on the list of library research databases.  The vendor is Mergent (D&B is…

Patricia Berens

New Company Resource: Mergent Online

Mergent Online is a comprehensive source of information about US and international companies, both public and private.  Research company histories, executives, financials, competitors, supply chain, equity research, SEC filings, and more.  One can do individual company look-ups as well as screen according to a variety of criteria. Mergent Online also includes industry reports and country…

Patricia Berens

Career Resource GOINGLOBAL now on Library website

GOINGLOBAL is a career and employment resource that features country career guides,  US and Canadian city career guides, corporate profiles, worldwide job and internship postings, visa information, and more.  For example, the country career guides basically tell you everything you need to know about applying for jobs and work life in a country, including how job…

Patricia Berens

Finally: Ebrary has a new e-book reading platform!

The long-awaited update to how one reads Ebrary‘s e-books has finally happened! Now you can just scroll through an e-book – no more tedious page by page reading. Check out the new interface! Also, information about whether or not an e-book is available for downloading is clearly presented. [Note: If Ebrary is slow to load,…

Patricia Berens

Emerald and Business Monitor International Updated Their Platforms!

This has been the summer of product upgrades, whether Blackboard, Power Search, Library research guides, or individual databases. We’ve reported about ValueLine already; now Business Monitor International as well as Emerald have followed suit.   Check out these resources and let us know whether you’d like a demo or training session.  Find all these resources on…