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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

Mediamark MRI access has been restored!

Our access to Mediamark MRI has been reinstated.  This resource provides access to GfK MRI’s Survey of the American Consumer™ which tracks media usage, demographics, psychographics, and consumer behavior.  Use it to find spreadsheets containing demographics, lifestyles, product and brand usage, and advertising media preferences. Helpful for business planning and marketing. Access Mediamark MRI on the Library…

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Looking for RMA eStatement Studies? Use BizMiner Instead!

A careful review of the similarities and differences between RMA’s eStatement Studies product and BizMiner revealed that BizMiner provides more extensive content and represents a better value.  Faculty and librarian input contributed to the decision to let our subscription to eStatement Studies lapse and instead refer users to BizMiner. In terms of industry financial reports,…

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American Doctoral Dissertations 1933-1955 now on EBSCOhost

American Doctoral Dissertations, 1933-1955 provides online access to the only comprehensive record of dissertations accepted by American universities during that time period, the print index Doctoral Dissertations Accepted by American Universities.  The EBSCOhost database contains nearly 100,000 citations. Look for the EBSCOhost link on the library website, database list:    

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…

Patricia Berens

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…

EBSCOhost databases are back up

EBSCOhost databases are back up.  If you continue to have trouble accessing these databases please let us know,   We are having intermittent connectivity issues with our EBSCOhost databases.  The vendor is working to resolve the issue.  Stay tuned.

Patricia Berens

Faculty: Join SSRN (Social Science Research Network)!

The Library recently renewed Babson’s annual site license to SSRN.  In general, everyone at Babson has access to SSRN and anyone can post papers, but if you specifically sign up to be a member in a network, you get the following benefits: Access to specific eJournals, including billable ones free of charge, enabling you to…

Patricia Berens

BCC Research adds Photonics to their industry coverage

Market research vendor BCC Research now includes reports about laser systems, fiber-optic connectors, and nanotechnology for photonics.   The library has renewed Babson’s subscription to this market research provider for another year.  BCC Research is based in Wellesley but covers global markets! Besides photonics, BCC Research covers healthcare, energy and natural resources, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, food and…