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Using the Library

In addition to accessing on-line resources, alumni are welcome to utilize Horn Library.

Alumni who would like to use the on-campus library will need to obtain an alumni library card and can do so by contacting the Alumni & Friends Network at 781-239-4562.

The College provides alumni access to 14 important databases to all alumni at no cost.  And you do not need an alumni Library card to access these databases. Many of these resources are password protected.  You will need your Babson username and password to log in.

Enjoy this benefit for personal or professional, non-commercial use.

*Note: Babson's licensing agreement strictly prohibits any commercial use of these databases.

Research Databases

ABI/Inform-ProQuest CSA

  • Market trends, business conditions, management techniques, corporate strategies, and industry-specific topics from more than 1,500 journals worldwide
  • Comprehensive coverage of recent and historical articles in business literature
  • Strong coverage of decades of academic journals
  • Many titles are available in full-text
  • Several modes of searching are offered, including by title word, author, date, phrase, area, publication name, and subject
  • To learn more about ABI/Inform, complete the online tutorial.

AtoZdatabases: Search Jobs, Businesses, or Mailing Lists

  • Use this directory to search for U.S. Companies and/or healthcare professionals to compile targeted lists for job searches.

Business Insights: Essentials - InfoTrac (formerly Business & Company Resource Center)

  • Excellent for locating current articles on companies and industries
  • Company profiles with data from Ward's Business Directory and Graham & Whiteside's World Company Series, as well as some business and management journals, trade/industry periodicals, local area business journals, and other publications
  • For help with this database, use the "help" link within the database.

CQ Electronic Library

  • A definitive reference resource for research in American government, politics, history, public policy, and current affairs.

CQ Researcher

  • CQ Researcher (formerly Congressional Quarterly) examines contemporary issues that affect the public at large.
  • Topics range from global warming to child labor.

Directory of Venture Capital & Private Equity Firms

  • Provides contact and investment information for 2,300 VC Firms, over 10,000 Managing Partners and over 11,500 VC Investments.
  • To learn more, download the user guide.

EBSCOhost Alumni Edition: Business Source (Articles and Data)

  • Nearly 1,100 full-text business magazines and journals, of which more than 350 are peer-reviewed
  • Publications in nearly every area of business including marketing, management, accounting, finance, econometrics, economics, and more
  • Coverage for some titles goes as far back as 1922. Used both by independent scholars for in-depth research and by business people who want to keep current with the latest trends in all areas pertaining to management and related fields
  • Features include: coverage of all major industries, SWOT analyses, company profiles, advanced search capabilities, and updated weekly
  • To learn more about this tool, complete the online tutorial.

EBSCOhost Alumni Edition: Academic Search (Articles and Data)

  • Multi-disciplinary, full-text database containing information in nearly every area of academic study including, computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts and literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies, and many more
  • To learn more about this tool, complete the online tutorial.

Entrepreneurship Database-ProQuest

  • Covers a wide spectrum of resources for educators, researchers, students and practitioners.
  • Content includes journals, dissertations, working papers and conference proceedings, practical guides, sample business plans and tips from successful entrepreneurs.

Environmental Resource Handbook

  • Business-building database that provides immediate access to thousands of environmental resources.
  • To learn more, download the user guide.

Global Road Warrior (Travel Information)

  • Ultimate business travel guide
  • Covers 175 countries and includes information on; climate, business culture, money and banking, security, health and medical, transportation, embassies and consulates, maps, and more.

Morningstar

  • Morningstar.com provides investors with information on over 6,000 stocks, 20,000 mutual funds and over 150 Exchange Traded Funds. In addition, it provides stock screening functions and portfolio analysis tools.

Small Business Resource Center - InfoTrac (Articles, sample documents, and how-to guides)

  • Information on how to start, finance, or manage your small business
  • Resources include sample business plans, how-to guides, articles and Web sites

Vault (Industry and Career Guides)

  • Industry and career guides, including employer profiles
  • Books and reports offering advice on consulting case interviews, financial interviews, and career trends
  • Note: In order to view the Vault Guides, you must have the latest edition of Acrobat Reader downloaded and installed on your computer
  • For help with Vault, please use the "help" link within this database.
 

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