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Patricia Berens

Investext Enhancements on Mergent Online Platform

Mergent has improved the interface of the Investext module on Mergent Online. Some of the enhancements are: Overall Enhancements Compound screening capabilities with the ability to filter by date ranges Broker reports can be viewed/downloaded within company research Ability to batch download or view broker reports Search Enhancements  The UI and UX has been changed…

Patricia Berens

Film Streaming Services at Babson

Did you know that Horn Library subscribes to a couple of movie streaming services that students, faculty, and staff can use for free? Feature Films for Education focuses 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.…

Patricia Berens

Trying to size a market or understand an industry?

Horn Library makes a varied selection of industry and market research resources available!  But where to find them?  And where to start? Listing of databases by subject:  Choose Industry or Marketing from the drop-down Consult a research guide:  Try the Industry Information Research Guide, Market Research Guide, or Porter’s Five Forces Research Guide Send an email to research@babson.edu, tell…

Vault database is back up and running.

The Vault team has fixed the problem causing the outage.  Everything should be working properly now.   Vault is temporarily offline due to unexpected site maintenance.  The vendor is working to get access restored.  This is a global issue.  They hope to have access restored within the next few hours.

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…