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No access to SSRN this weekend (8/10-8/13)

There is a planned outage to SSRN this weekend to improve the robustness and performance of the platform.  This outage will occur from 9 am Friday, August 10th until 9 am Monday, August 13th. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Patricia Berens

New Streaming Service: Feature Films for Education

The Feature Films for Education Collection offers hundreds of full-length feature films for educational instructional purposes, focusing 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. Find the link to access Feature Films for Education on Horn…

Patricia Berens

New Gun Legislation Database

Gun Regulation and Legislation in America:  Provided by Hein Online, this new collection on a very timely topic brings together more than 500 titles, including periodicals, scholarly journals, key compiled federal legislative histories, relevant congressional hearings, Congressional Research Service reports, Supreme Court briefs, and more.  Please note that if, when following links to scholarly journal…

Patricia Berens

Access to all Business Expert Press e-Books!

Business Expert Press publishes concise, practical treatments of the topics taught in MBA programs. The born-digital books are written by professors and practitioners who translate real-life business experiences into teaching tools, and serve as curriculum-oriented, cost-effective alternatives to high-priced textbooks.  You’ll find some Babson faculty members among authors and editors of this collection of e-books! BEP…

Patricia Berens

Roubini now Continuum Economics

New name, new platform: Continuum Economics is the new name and platform for Roubini Global Economics. We’ve updated our links and guides accordingly.  Use this resource to understand the global economy and to track the impact of political and economic policies in various countries. Access Continuum Economics via our database list.  Once in, as with…

Patricia Berens

Books 24×7 is now Skillsoft Books on a new Platform!

Skillsoft has migrated the Books 24×7 content to its Skillport platform for an updated look and friendlier user experience. Enjoy the BusinessPro, FinancePro, ITPro, and leadership video collections on this sleek platform.  The product’s new name is Skillsoft Books and you can find it on Horn Library’s list of databases. The easiest way to search…

Patricia Berens

CQ Researcher: Pros & Cons of Hot Topics of the Day

Are you exploring a current policy problem? Do you need to research a controversial issue? Do you just want to understand the pros and cons of an important  topic of the day?  Whether immigration, gun control, climate change, the status of Puerto Rico, privacy rights, or any other public hot topic, CQ Researcher is a…

Patricia Berens

LexisNexis Academic is now Nexis Uni!

New name, new platform. same content.  Search global news, company information, and legal information.  If you’re looking for the Company Dossier for screening global companies, we’ve placed a direct link to it on our Databases list.  It’s available via the new Nexis Uni platform, too, but you’ll need to click on the Business icon, then…

Patricia Berens

Read Nobel Prize in Economics Winner Richard Thaler’s Books

Horn Library has the following books by Richard Thaler who was just awarded this year’s Nobel Prize in Economics: Misbehaving: The Making of Behavioral Economics. 2015 Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness, co-authored with Cass R. Sunstein. 2008 (also available as e-book) Advances in Behavioral Finance, Volume II. 2005 Quasi Rational Economics. 1994 The…