Patricia Berens

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:  http://libguides.babson.edu/az.php?a=e    

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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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Patricia Berens

Career Resource GOINGLOBAL now on Library website

GOINGLOBAL is a career and employment resource that features country career guides,  US and Canadian city career guides, corporate profiles, worldwide job and internship postings, visa information, and more.  For example, the country career guides basically tell you everything you need to know about applying for jobs and work life in a country, including how job…

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Patricia Berens

Finally: Ebrary has a new e-book reading platform!

The long-awaited update to how one reads Ebrary‘s e-books has finally happened! Now you can just scroll through an e-book – no more tedious page by page reading. Check out the new interface! Also, information about whether or not an e-book is available for downloading is clearly presented. [Note: If Ebrary is slow to load,…

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Patricia Berens

Emerald and Business Monitor International Updated Their Platforms!

This has been the summer of product upgrades, whether Blackboard, Power Search, Library research guides, or individual databases. We’ve reported about ValueLine already; now Business Monitor International as well as Emerald have followed suit.   Check out these resources and let us know whether you’d like a demo or training session.  Find all these resources on…

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Patricia Berens

New look and feel for library research guides

We’ve recently upgraded the platform of our research, course, and database guides. So don’t be surprised that things look different!  The new version of “LibGuides” gave us an opportunity to revamp the guides, make them more visually appealing, easier to navigate, and hopefully be more useful.  Let us know if something isn’t working right, e.g.…

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Top US Industries for New Grads

Which industries are hiring? Which are the top industries recent grads are entering?  See this IBISWorld article “Class of 2014:  Top US Industries for Recent Graduates.”

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Patricia Berens

ValueLine upgraded their look and feel!

Take a look at ValueLine’s new interface.   Research your favorite company’s stock performance, for example.

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Patricia Berens

Maya Angelou Book Display

Come see some of the writings of Maya Angelou who recently passed on. The library has a selection of her books on display at the Information Desk. Take a look, check out a book… Some of the titles are: Poems Mom and Me and Mom Letter to my Daughter A Song Flung up to Heaven…

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