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Patricia Berens

Business Audiobooks now Available through EBSCO!

You asked — we listened! And now you can listen to audiobooks!  We’ve purchased access to nearly 50 business titles, some newer, some classics, for example: Lean In Bad Blood The Innovator’s Dilemma Brotopia The Lean Startup Emotional Intelligence How Google Works Measure What Matters Who Moved my Cheese? How to win Friends & Influence…

Patricia Berens

HeinOnline Legal Research & Government Docs Trial Access

We have semester-long access to HeinOnline Academic, a database that contains comprehensive coverage from inception of both U.S. statutory materials, U.S. Congressional Documents, and the US Congressional Serial Set; more than 2,600 scholarly journals; all of the world’s constitutions; all U.S. treaties, collections of classic treatises, and presidential documents; and access to the full text of…

Patricia Berens

Kanopy Streams 16 MLK Movies 1/18-1/23

To celebrate Martin Luther King‘s legacy, Kanopy has partnered with various of their content providers to make 16 movies available from Friday, Jan. 18th to Wednesday, Jan. 23rd free of charge to us. With films created mere years after his death as well as recent examinations of his enduring influence, this collection provides a fully…

Patricia Berens

New Business Podcasts Guide

Do you like listening to podcasts? Are you trying to find podcasts on business topics? Check out our new guide — Listen to This: Podcasts — which lists a wide variety of sources for business podcasts, including topics like entrepreneurship, finance, marketing, women in business, and more!

Patricia Berens

Is Your Research Country-Specific? We Have Some Great Resources for You!

Did you know that Horn Library subscribes to several research sources that provide in-depth analyses of the political and economic landscapes in various countries?  Check out these links: BMI Research — look for their country risk reports which are updated quarterly and provide political and economic SWOT analyses, plus data. Emerging Markets Information Service —…

Patricia Berens

Looking for statistics? Try Statista!

Statista has lots of industry, market, and economic statistics from major countries around the world, plus “dossiers” of related data on a variety of topics.  It’s very easy to use, provides details about and links to the original sources of the data, provides proper citations, and allows for easy exporting of graphs and charts. Statista…

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

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?…

Michael Chmura

CAO Craven Elected Mass. Business Roundtable Treasurer

Babson CAO Katherine Craven has been elected treasurer of the Massachusetts Business Roundtable by members during its 39th annual meeting, hosted by Foley Hoag in Boston.  The Roundtable is a nonprofit, member-driven, public policy organization representing CEOs and senior executives from companies in diverse industry sectors that employ more than 250,000 people across the Commonwealth.…