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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Complimentary Access to WSJ.com now Available!

Babson students, faculty, and staff now have access to the Wall Street Journal’s website, WSJ.com, and related mobile and tablet apps.    Signing up is easy! Follow these steps: Registration: Click HERE to start your registration. If you aren’t logged into the portal or hub, you will be prompted for your Babson username and password. Create…

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Watch “I Am Not Your Negro” on Kanopy!

Did you miss the Sorenson screening of “I Am Not Your Negro”?  It’s available 24/7 on Kanopy. Kanopy is a streaming service for academia, provided by Horn Library, offering award-winning collections including titles from PBS, BBC, Criterion Collection, Media Education Foundation, and more. Access Kanopy through this link or via the Library website, list of…

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Best Sources for Industry & Market Research

Do you need to research an industry for one of your classes? Or are you developing a business plan and need a better understanding of the market? Horn Library provides access to some key resources: Standard & Poors NetAdvantage — US industry overviews of major sectors, e.g. automotive, pharma, energy, beverages, telecom, etc. with strong…

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New Research Resources, Some Name Changes, and More!

It’s been a busy summer for the Library’s Content Management team.  Some key changes and additions: Ebook Central replaces both Ebrary and EBL and includes about 250,000 e-books across all topic areas Investext, the Thomson Reuters collection of brokerage reports, has been added to the Mergent Online platform Women’s Studies Archive: Women’s Issues and Identities…

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Craft Beer, Trevor Noah, Athletes, Jihad – New Books on Many Topics!

Come take a look at our New Books shelf and see if there’s something that interests you! Some newer titles are : Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah The Champion Mindset: an Athlete’s Guide to Mental Toughness by Joanna Zeiger Brewing Revolution: Pioneering the Craft Beer Movement by Frank…

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New Content on Career Site Vault

Vault’s Industry Guides cover a wide range of professional sectors and provide many helpful details about careers in these fields. Vault recently added guides to the Pharma & Biotech industry as well as the Social Media sector. Check out all their guides here. Other new content are brand-new Q&A video interviews with professionals across many…