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AtoZ Databases Replaces ReferenceUSA

Are you used to using ReferenceUSA for looking up small, private companies or for producing lists of potential competitors or employers?  AtoZ Databases is a very similar product with the advantage of a better user interface and much larger download limit (1000 records per search).  Give it a try and let us know ( which…

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Enhancements to & Redesigned iPhone App

FT Topics offer links to the most popular topics on, sorted by company, geography, people or themes such as M&A or Global Trade. This helps you to easily keep up to date with all the latest and most important news from across the world.   Find out more about FT Topics! News feed is an…

Vault Career Insider has a new platform

Vault released its new platform on June 1st.  Previous users will need to reset their password.  New users need to setup their password.  Check out this resource for help with a career search.

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Socrates Database now called ESG Manager

ESG Manager tracks companies’ and industries’ environmental, social, and governance activities and issues.  Those used to using Socrates will now find a new platform but the same information about sustainability efforts, ethics, labor issues, community relations, and much more.  ESG Manager can be accessed from the Library’s Databases A-Z page.  Please be aware that there…

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Factiva: change in ability to email articles

When using Factiva, the output option of emailing articles does not work in our environment.  Please do not select this option.   Instead, you can save the articles to a USB drive in a PDF or RTF format.  Another option would be to download the articles to the computer’s hard drive, then email them to yourself as attachments.  Unfortunately this is a…

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Academic Journal Information

Horn Library has several resources that provide information about academic journals: Web of Science:  Provides impact factor and citation analysis UlrichsWeb:  Provides publication details such as cost, where the journal is indexed, whether it’s available online, etc. MLA Directory of Periodicals: Provides editorial information, circulation, costs, submission guidelines, and more. Serials Directory: Provides bibliographic information and…

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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.   

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COS (Community of Science) Funding Opportunities Discontinued

Because of underutilization of this resource, the Community of Science Funding Opportunities database is not being renewed and we no longer have access.  The subscription to this resource had been funded by the Babson Faculty Research Board and the Advancement Office.  Please contact these groups if you need help identifying research funding opportunities.

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Financial Times Digital Edition is Back!

You can once again read the digital edition of the Financial Times right from Horn Library’s home page.  Now you can choose which edition you’d like, whether US, UK, Asian, etc.   There is a two-week archive available with the digital edition.  For a deeper archive, please look in ProQuest. With this reinstatement of the digital edition…