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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

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

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…

Patricia Berens

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…

Patricia Berens

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…