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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…

Patricia Berens

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…

Patricia Berens

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…

Patricia Berens

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…

Patricia Berens

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…

Patricia Berens

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…

Patricia Berens

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…

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…