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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…

Patricia Berens

New: Country Operational Risk Reports

Through the end of April, our subscription to Business Monitor International’s Country Risk and Industry Risk reports also includes Operational Risk reports. Focusing particularly on emerging markets, these reports assess the risk of doing business in 80 countries.  The reports cover the labor market, logistics, trade & investments, and crime & security.   You may…

Patricia Berens

NYTimes.com Access Now Available!

Horn Library is pleased to announce full complimentary access to NYTimes.com and NYTimes mobile apps* for Babson College students, faculty, and staff.   NYTimes.com covers a variety of topics with high quality and depth through breaking news articles, blogs, videos, and interactive features.  In addition, you will be able to share content on social networks and…

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Business Expert Press eBooks Now Available, include Babson Authors & Editors

What do Professors Crittenden, Gentile, Polutnik, and Zacharakis have in common?  They are authors or editors of Business Expert Press titles, and these are available to Babson as eBooks via a link on the Horn Library A-Z List of Databases. Business Expert Press publishes concise, practical treatments of the topics typically taught in MBA programs. The books…

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Roubini Global Economics Updated Their Platform

You’ll notice a completely different look and feel when accessing Roubini. There are more visuals, and the structure of the site is less cluttered than before. If you’re looking for the familiar country-specific analysis, mouse over Economies on the top light grey banner.  The “Markets” tab goes to Roubini’s analysis of commodity and financial markets.…

Patricia Berens

Babson Librarian on TV!

BCC Research, one of our market research report vendors, asked us to provide a client testimonial as part of BCC Research being featured on the TV show “World’s Greatest.”  Working with College Marketing who provided video footage for this, Patricia Berens, Content Analyst and Collection Development Librarian, discussed how the reports that BCC Research produces…

Patricia Berens

Looking for historical industry ratios?

Horn Library has purchased the digital archive of Dun’s Industry Norms and Key Business Ratios.  Find historical industry financial ratios using 4-digit SIC codes for over 800 lines of business, as well as industry norms for major industry segments.  Key Business Ratios is on the list of library research databases.  The vendor is Mergent (D&B is…

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New Company Resource: Mergent Online

Mergent Online is a comprehensive source of information about US and international companies, both public and private.  Research company histories, executives, financials, competitors, supply chain, equity research, SEC filings, and more.  One can do individual company look-ups as well as screen according to a variety of criteria. Mergent Online also includes industry reports and country…

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Career Resource GOINGLOBAL now on Library website

GOINGLOBAL is a career and employment resource that features country career guides,  US and Canadian city career guides, corporate profiles, worldwide job and internship postings, visa information, and more.  For example, the country career guides basically tell you everything you need to know about applying for jobs and work life in a country, including how job…

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,…