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Patricia Berens

Mango Languages new Content & Features

On March 20th, Mango Languages will implement the following enhancements: New content Added more content to the most popular courses and restructured lessons to align our learning system with international standards of proficiency. By uniting the ACTFL and CEFR standards to create the Mango Proficiency Scale, mapped exclusively to Mango content, students will be encouraged…

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Investext Enhancements on Mergent Online Platform

Mergent has improved the interface of the Investext module on Mergent Online. Some of the enhancements are: Overall Enhancements Compound screening capabilities with the ability to filter by date ranges Broker reports can be viewed/downloaded within company research Ability to batch download or view broker reports Search Enhancements  The UI and UX has been changed…

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Film Streaming Services at Babson

Did you know that Horn Library subscribes to a couple of movie streaming services that students, faculty, and staff can use for free? Feature Films for Education focuses on both current and hard-to-find titles, including dramas, literary adaptations, blockbusters, classics, science fiction, environmental titles, foreign films, social issues, animation studies, Academy Award® winners, and more.…

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Business Audiobooks now Available through EBSCO!

You asked — we listened! And now you can listen to audiobooks!  We’ve purchased access to nearly 50 business titles, some newer, some classics, for example: Lean In Bad Blood The Innovator’s Dilemma Brotopia The Lean Startup Emotional Intelligence How Google Works Measure What Matters Who Moved my Cheese? How to win Friends & Influence…

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HeinOnline Legal Research & Government Docs Trial Access

We have semester-long access to HeinOnline Academic, a database that contains comprehensive coverage from inception of both U.S. statutory materials, U.S. Congressional Documents, and the US Congressional Serial Set; more than 2,600 scholarly journals; all of the world’s constitutions; all U.S. treaties, collections of classic treatises, and presidential documents; and access to the full text of…

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Is Your Research Country-Specific? We Have Some Great Resources for You!

Did you know that Horn Library subscribes to several research sources that provide in-depth analyses of the political and economic landscapes in various countries?  Check out these links: BMI Research — look for their country risk reports which are updated quarterly and provide political and economic SWOT analyses, plus data. Emerging Markets Information Service —…

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Looking for statistics? Try Statista!

Statista has lots of industry, market, and economic statistics from major countries around the world, plus “dossiers” of related data on a variety of topics.  It’s very easy to use, provides details about and links to the original sources of the data, provides proper citations, and allows for easy exporting of graphs and charts. Statista…

Patricia Berens

New Streaming Service: Feature Films for Education

The Feature Films for Education Collection offers hundreds of full-length feature films for educational instructional purposes, focusing on both current and hard-to-find titles, including dramas, literary adaptations, blockbusters, classics, science fiction, environmental titles, foreign films, social issues, animation studies, Academy Award® winners, and more. Find the link to access Feature Films for Education on Horn…

Patricia Berens

New Gun Legislation Database

Gun Regulation and Legislation in America:  Provided by Hein Online, this new collection on a very timely topic brings together more than 500 titles, including periodicals, scholarly journals, key compiled federal legislative histories, relevant congressional hearings, Congressional Research Service reports, Supreme Court briefs, and more.  Please note that if, when following links to scholarly journal…

Patricia Berens

Access to all Business Expert Press e-Books!

Business Expert Press publishes concise, practical treatments of the topics taught in MBA programs. The born-digital books are written by professors and practitioners who translate real-life business experiences into teaching tools, and serve as curriculum-oriented, cost-effective alternatives to high-priced textbooks.  You’ll find some Babson faculty members among authors and editors of this collection of e-books! BEP…