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Patricia Berens

In the Library, summer’s no time to slow down!

People outside of academia often ask whether college staff get the summers off. They are surprised to hear that for the Library and other departments it’s often a very busy time: time for upgrades, introduction of new resources, maintenance, special projects, etc.  This summer is no different and Babson’s librarians are working hard on your…

Patricia Berens

Virtual Reality? Milk Alternatives?

Geothermal energy, biopsy devices, renewable chemicals, smart machines, advanced drug delivery systems, remote sensor technology — all these are topics of new market research reports published by BCC Research in March.  And there are many more!  Whether for business planning or understanding the market a potential employer operates in, BCC Research publishes in-depth reports on…

Patricia Berens

Looking for E-books on Technology Topics?

While we’ve not renewed our subscription to Safari Tech Books Online due to low demand and usage, many of the available titles can be found in our other e-book collections, such as Books 24×7 and Ebrary. You’ll find most of the titles you’ve accessed before on these and other e-book platforms. Just use the Power…

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New Award-Winning Fiction Books

Toni Morrison’s God Help the Child, The Turner House by Angela Flournoy, and The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen are all recent book award winners and represent just some of our new books.   A new non-fiction award winner we have is Spectacle: The Astonishing Life of Ota Benga by Pamela Newkirk.  Find all these…

Patricia Berens

BCC Research new Market Research Reports

Do you need market research for your business idea or a course assignment?  Here’s a sampling of new reports published by global market research provider BCC Research: RNA Sequencing: Technologies and Global Markets Bioinformatics: Technologies and Global Markets Solar Thermal Technologies: Applications and Global Markets Thermal and Biological Waste-to-Energy Markets Global Markets and Technologies for…

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See our Book Display about Economics Nobel Prize Winners!

Over Columbus Day weekend, the Nobel Prize in Economics was awarded to Angus Deaton, a professor at Princeton University. We have his 2013 book The great escape: health, wealth, and the origins of inequality.  This is on display along with works by previous winners of the Economics prize, including Paul Krugman, Paul Shiller, Elinor Ostrum,…

JSTOR issues resolved.

The vendor has now resolved the access issues.  Access to all subscribed content has been restored. JSTOR is experiencing technical problems.  Users either get a Page Loading Error or are requested to pay for content.  JSTOR is working to resolve the issue.  Will report back when the issue is resolved.

Patricia Berens

Kanopy: Streaming Films Resource Now Available

Horn Library now provides access to a Netflix-like streaming video resource called Kanopy.  Kanopy is an on-demand streaming media service that offers award-winning collections including titles from PBS, BBC, Criterion Collection, Media Education Foundation, as well as foreign films and more.  It covers all disciplines and all films come with performance rights.  It’s easy to…

Patricia Berens

New: E-books about Sustainability in Greenleaf Online Library

Horn Library is pleased to announce the availability of the Greenleaf Online Library which has a strong focus on sustainability, corporate social responsibility, business ethics, environmental policy and management, and more.  You can access this new e-book collection on the Library website, alphabetical list of databases. Some features of this collection are: Unrestricted access for…

Patricia Berens

Need PE or VC Info? Use Pitchbook!

Horn Library has recently subscribed to Pitchbook as Babson’s new resource for private equity and venture capital information.  This resource replaces VentureXpert, formerly available on the ThomsonOne platform.  (We no longer subscribe to ThomsonOne.)   Pitchbook provides in-depth information and statistics on companies, deals, and investors.  Access Pitchbook on the Library website, alphabetical list of databases…