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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…

Patricia Berens

New look and feel for library research guides

We’ve recently upgraded the platform of our research, course, and database guides. So don’t be surprised that things look different!  The new version of “LibGuides” gave us an opportunity to revamp the guides, make them more visually appealing, easier to navigate, and hopefully be more useful.  Let us know if something isn’t working right, e.g.…

Patricia Berens

Top US Industries for New Grads

Which industries are hiring? Which are the top industries recent grads are entering?  See this IBISWorld article “Class of 2014:  Top US Industries for Recent Graduates.”

Emily Bullitt

Reserving Study Rooms

As of today, Babson has a new room reservation system. To book a library room, please visit ems.babson.edu. You may book one room a day for up to two hours. Bookings may be made up to two weeks in advance.

Emily Bullitt

Library closed July 4-6

Due to the Independence Day holiday, the library will be closed Friday, July 4 – Sunday, July 6. Regular summer hours will resume on Monday, July 7.

Patricia Berens

Maya Angelou Book Display

Come see some of the writings of Maya Angelou who recently passed on. The library has a selection of her books on display at the Information Desk. Take a look, check out a book… Some of the titles are: Poems Mom and Me and Mom Letter to my Daughter A Song Flung up to Heaven…

Patricia Berens

We’ve added over 250 e-audiobooks!

Do you like listening to audiobooks?  We’ve refreshed our EBSCO e-audiobook collection with over 250 titles, from fiction to non-fiction, business books to mysteries — something for everyone and just in time for the summer!  Happy listening!  

Patricia Berens

Library Travel E-Resources

If you’re traveling outside the US this summer, take a look at Global Road Warrior. It tells you all about the climate, customs, currency, electrical systems, food, points of interest, and so much more about each country. Do you need to brush up on or do you want to learn a foreign language? Mango will…