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4 Things to Remember about Accessing Harvard Business Review through GBL

4 Things to Remember about Accessing Harvard Business Review through GBL I’m making an educated guess here, but “Do we have access to HBR?” has to be the most frequently asked question at GBL. The answer is “Yes, but…” and that’s when things get confusing. Here’s everything you need to know about your access to…

Why doesn’t the library ever have the textbooks that I need for my classes?

A library user writes: It’s really expensive paying for textbooks for all of my classes every year, but the library never has them (other than an occasional really old edition) in their collection. It would be very convenient if they could start buying our textbooks. This is a frequent question we get each year from our…

Why don’t we have Capital IQ?  I really liked it at my internship.

UPDATE (published August 22, 2017): The new Standard & Poor’s NetAdvantage platform now includes a “lite” version of Capital IQ. In fact, for frequent CapIQ users, the new landing page will look very familiar. You can search for companies by name, see top level tearsheet information, and even run some screenings. This “lite” version does not…

What happened to EasyBib? Why can’t I find it on Databases page?

As of July 31, 2017, EasyBib retired its Academic Edition, which is what was listed in among our subscription databases. Now, you can use EasyBib for free directly at the website. If you created an EasyBib account under our former subscription, your account will be transferred to the free version, which means you can use the…

My faculty is requiring me to use JMP and Palisade for class assignments. Do I have access to these in the Business Library? Can I download them to my laptop and work from home?

This is a great question.  First, a little context:  In almost all cases, either the faculty or GBS IT negotiate a set number of licenses for use by the students for class assignments. Options such as  downloading the software onto your laptop, shared licenses, (e.g. can access be shared via installation on computers or must…

I miss the tootsie rolls! What happened?

Your dentist called!  GBL has indeed quit purchasing tootsie rolls, and the candy dish is now limited to hard candy.  Although the candy is meant for eating, unfortunately many of the tootsie rolls were getting ground into the carpet, making a mess for our awesome cleaning crew.  We’ve tried to replace the tootsie rolls with…

Why doesn’t the library have more market research reports?

Why doesn’t the library have more market research reports?  I found a summary of one on Google from Research and Markets and it’s perfect for my class project. Does the library have it, or could you buy it for me? You’re right; there are thousands of market research companies and many wonderful reports with tempting…

No coffee available in the business library?

I asked a friendly Business librarian for a cappuccino while I was studying in the library and was shocked to find out that the staff has no on-site cappuccino maker. ;-( I think it would be best if a cappuccino machine is installed as soon as possible for Business school staff and student use. -Concerned…

Why doesn’t the business library have IBISWorld?

Why doesn’t the business library have IBISWorld? I keep coming across it when I am researching for class projects and the company I interned at had it. I know that some of my friends who are attending other MBA programs have access to it as well. It would be great if the library could get…