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Patricia Berens

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…

Patricia Berens

New! Equity Analyst Reports from Capital IQ (Aftermarket Research)

Called Aftermarket Research, this new resource replaces the Investext collection we previously accessed through ThomsonOne’s research module.  Thousands of analyst reports from well known as well as smaller, local brokerage and market research providers across the globe are now available to us and provide in-depth company and industry analyses of equity markets. Find the link…

Patricia Berens

Kerry Healey Interview in Boston Business Journal

Read the paper online — access it right on the Library home page — or stop off at the Library and read the print copy.   The article, titled Outside the Box: Kerry Murphy Healey of Babson College, discusses strategic priorities for our college.  Go take a look!

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…

Patricia Berens

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… access has been restored

The technical issues preventing access to articles from have been resolved.  All articles should now be accessible.  If you contuinue to experience problems please contact Access to 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…