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Patricia Berens

Win a $1,000 Scholarship from Marketresearch.com!

If you’re interested in marketing, market research, or information sciences, you’re eligible to apply! One of the requirements is to submit an essay that addresses the following questions:  In your opinion, what are the biggest challenges that market researchers and data scientists will face in the future? What are some potential ways to confront these challenges?…

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

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…

Patricia Berens

New! Equity Analyst Reports from Capital IQ (Aftermarket Research)

Called Aftermarket Research, this new resource replaces the Investext collection we previously accessed through ThomsonOne’s research module.  Thousands of analyst reports from well known as well as smaller, local brokerage and market research providers across the globe are now available to us and provide in-depth company and industry analyses of equity markets. Find the link…

Patricia Berens

Kerry Healey Interview in Boston Business Journal

Read the paper online — access it right on the Library home page — or stop off at the Library and read the print copy.   The article, titled Outside the Box: Kerry Murphy Healey of Babson College, discusses strategic priorities for our college.  Go take a look!

Patricia Berens

Looking for free economic data?

While Horn Library subscribes to a variety of data aggregation resources, among them Euromonitor, IHS Global Insight’s Data-Insight, Statista, Data-Planet, and more, sometimes it’s helpful to get data directly from the source.  Here are some free data sites: World Bank 10 different ways to access their data; best are http://databank.worldbank.org/data/home.aspx (full databanks with 50-60 years…

Patricia Berens

Web of Science iPhone App from Thomson Reuters

INTRODUCING REFSCAN for iPhone powered by Web of KnowledgeSM and EndNote® Scan, search, and save scholarly literature on the go!  RefScan lets you search for and capture your references.  Scan a DOI (digital object identifier), access the references’ bibliographic information and times cited counts from Web of Knowledge, and save them to an EndNote Web account —…

Patricia Berens

Census Bureau launched mobile app: America’s Economy

The app, which is available for both Android and Apple mobile device users, combines statistics from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Census Bureau, Bureau of Economic Analysis, and the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics. To download, visit http://www.census.gov/mobile/. Key Features Quick overview of indicators measuring the U.S. economy Detailed page for each…

Patricia Berens

New: Campus-wide access to Economist.com

Horn Library has purchased a site license to Economist.com, providing online access to current as well as back issues of The Economist.  This is available directly from the Library’s website.  The Economist joins the Financial Times and Boston Business Journal for easy access to global and local business news. 

Patricia Berens

ProQuest has a new look

ProQuest has a completely revamped look and feel but has retained all the familiar search and browse options.  One of the new features is groupings of databases by subject, such as Business, Science & Technology, Social Sciences, and more.  Check it out — here’s the link.