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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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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 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…