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…

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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…

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EBSCOhost databases are back up

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

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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…

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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…

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ThomsonONE is working again

  The vendor has been able to resolve the issue.  ThomsonOne should be working again.  Thanks for your patience. ThomsonONE Banker is currently not available.  You will see an error message, “You are not authorized to view this page”. The vendor is working to resolve the issue ASAP.  Stay tuned.

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Financial Times e-paper is available again

The issue with access to the Financial Times e-paper has been resolved.  Click the icon on the library homepage for access to the latest Financial Times.

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ESG Manager, Boston Business Journal, ImportGenius, and WestLawNext full access restored

The certificate error with these databases has been fixed.  All should be working without issue.   ESG Manager, Boston Business Journal, ImportGenius, and WestLawNext are currently experiencing technical issues.  We are working to resolve the issue as quickly as possible.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. The certificate error can be ignored for…

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ebrary downtime Monday Jan. 20th

ebrary will be unavailable on Monday, January 20th from 5pm-8pm due to system maintenance.  A scheduled upgrade will be performed during this time.  We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Capital IQ Excel Plug-in issue has been resolved

Capital IQ has been able to fix the intermittent performance issues.  The Excel plug-in should be functioning correctly now.   S&P Capital IQ’s Excel Plug-In is experiencing intermittent performance issues. Their technology team is actively working to resolve the issue. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your patience as they work…

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