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Patricia Berens

Looking for a good read?

Do you want an interesting book to read on your vacation? Or perhaps just at the end of the day or during your lunch break? Take a look at the Library’s New Books shelf! No, you will not find romance novels, mysteries, or science fiction [go to your public library for that], but you will…

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Traveling abroad? Need information or want to learn language basics?

Global Road Warrior and Mango Languages — a winning combination! If you’re traveling abroad and want to find out some of the important details about your destination, such as climate, customs, electrical system, currency, food, points of interest, and lots more, Global Road Warrior has the answers. Need to brush up on your foreign language…

Economist.com access has been restored

The technical issues preventing access to articles from economist.com have been resolved.  All articles should now be accessible.  If you contuinue to experience problems please contact jhebard@babson.edu. Access to Economist.com is not working.  Users are being prompted to subscribe which should not happen with our institutional subscription.  The problem has been reported to the vendor.  Hope to…

Patricia Berens

2015 Women’s History Month Theme: Weaving the Stories of Women’s Lives

Come take a look at Horn Library’s display of some books that discuss women’s lives, including Mademoiselle: Coco Chanel and the Pulse of History by Rhonda K. Garelick The Majesty of the Law: Reflections of a Supreme Court Justice by Sandra Day O’Connor Composing a Life by Mary Catherine Bateson How Remarkable Women Lead by…

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Looking for a good read? Check out our new books!

Take a look at some of our new books!  Here’s a sampling — find these and others on the New Books shelf: (Following each title is the call number which is the letter/number combination on the label on the spine of each book.  The books are arranged on the shelves alphabetically by call number.) The…

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New: Country Operational Risk Reports

Through the end of April, our subscription to Business Monitor International’s Country Risk and Industry Risk reports also includes Operational Risk reports. Focusing particularly on emerging markets, these reports assess the risk of doing business in 80 countries.  The reports cover the labor market, logistics, trade & investments, and crime & security.   You may…

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Mediamark MRI access has been restored!

Our access to Mediamark MRI has been reinstated.  This resource provides access to GfK MRI’s Survey of the American Consumer™ which tracks media usage, demographics, psychographics, and consumer behavior.  Use it to find spreadsheets containing demographics, lifestyles, product and brand usage, and advertising media preferences. Helpful for business planning and marketing. Access Mediamark MRI on the Library…

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NYTimes.com Access Now Available!

Horn Library is pleased to announce full complimentary access to NYTimes.com and NYTimes mobile apps* for Babson College students, faculty, and staff.   NYTimes.com covers a variety of topics with high quality and depth through breaking news articles, blogs, videos, and interactive features.  In addition, you will be able to share content on social networks and…

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From Data Mining to Genetically-Modified Food: New Reference E-Books

Horn Library recently purchased the following reference e-books: Achieving Sustainability: Visions, Principles, Practices Applied Science: Technology Commercial Data Mining Contemporary World Issues: GMO Food: A Reference Handbook Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America, 3rd ed. Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, 8th (2014) ed. To find any of these titles, simply put the title you’re interested in into…

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Boston Business Journal/BizJournals new Portal!

Click into the Boston Business Journal icon from the Library’s home page. You’ll experience an updated platform, with direct links into the digital edition of the current magazine, a direct link to the Book of Lists, the ability to quickly choose another city, direct links to other Book of Lists, and new search boxes.  These…