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Mango Languages new Content & Features

On March 20th, Mango Languages will implement the following enhancements: New content Added more content to the most popular courses and restructured lessons to align our learning system with international standards of proficiency. By uniting the ACTFL and CEFR standards to create the Mango Proficiency Scale, mapped exclusively to Mango content, students will be encouraged…

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Investext Enhancements on Mergent Online Platform

Mergent has improved the interface of the Investext module on Mergent Online. Some of the enhancements are: Overall Enhancements Compound screening capabilities with the ability to filter by date ranges Broker reports can be viewed/downloaded within company research Ability to batch download or view broker reports Search Enhancements  The UI and UX has been changed…

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Film Streaming Services at Babson

Did you know that Horn Library subscribes to a couple of movie streaming services that students, faculty, and staff can use for free? Feature Films for Education focuses on both current and hard-to-find titles, including dramas, literary adaptations, blockbusters, classics, science fiction, environmental titles, foreign films, social issues, animation studies, Academy Award® winners, and more.…

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Trying to size a market or understand an industry?

Horn Library makes a varied selection of industry and market research resources available!  But where to find them?  And where to start? Listing of databases by subject:  Choose Industry or Marketing from the drop-down Consult a research guide:  Try the Industry Information Research Guide, Market Research Guide, or Porter’s Five Forces Research Guide Send an email to research@babson.edu, tell…

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Business Audiobooks now Available through EBSCO!

You asked — we listened! And now you can listen to audiobooks!  We’ve purchased access to nearly 50 business titles, some newer, some classics, for example: Lean In Bad Blood The Innovator’s Dilemma Brotopia The Lean Startup Emotional Intelligence How Google Works Measure What Matters Who Moved my Cheese? How to win Friends & Influence…

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HeinOnline Legal Research & Government Docs Trial Access

We have semester-long access to HeinOnline Academic, a database that contains comprehensive coverage from inception of both U.S. statutory materials, U.S. Congressional Documents, and the US Congressional Serial Set; more than 2,600 scholarly journals; all of the world’s constitutions; all U.S. treaties, collections of classic treatises, and presidential documents; and access to the full text of…

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Kanopy Streams 16 MLK Movies 1/18-1/23

To celebrate Martin Luther King‘s legacy, Kanopy has partnered with various of their content providers to make 16 movies available from Friday, Jan. 18th to Wednesday, Jan. 23rd free of charge to us. With films created mere years after his death as well as recent examinations of his enduring influence, this collection provides a fully…

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New Business Podcasts Guide

Do you like listening to podcasts? Are you trying to find podcasts on business topics? Check out our new guide — Listen to This: Podcasts — which lists a wide variety of sources for business podcasts, including topics like entrepreneurship, finance, marketing, women in business, and more!

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Is Your Research Country-Specific? We Have Some Great Resources for You!

Did you know that Horn Library subscribes to several research sources that provide in-depth analyses of the political and economic landscapes in various countries?  Check out these links: BMI Research — look for their country risk reports which are updated quarterly and provide political and economic SWOT analyses, plus data. Emerging Markets Information Service —…

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Looking for statistics? Try Statista!

Statista has lots of industry, market, and economic statistics from major countries around the world, plus “dossiers” of related data on a variety of topics.  It’s very easy to use, provides details about and links to the original sources of the data, provides proper citations, and allows for easy exporting of graphs and charts. Statista…