1. The Horn Library Content Strategy articulates the guiding principles and processes for information resource management at the library. This includes managing the complete life cycle of information resources, whether subscribed to or owned, including assessment, acquisition, implementation, integration into instruction, and reassessment. This applies to print and e-resources.
2. Horn Library resources support the curriculum and mission of the college. These resources include library information sources and collections, the institutional repository "Digital Knowledge at Babson," and the Archives.
3. The Content Strategy is dynamic and responsive to changes in Babson's strategy, information needs, technology, financial resources, and the nature of information sources.
4. The Content Strategy is freely accessible on the Horn Library website.
Horn Library's information resources reflect Babson College's integrated business curriculum, the college's focus on entrepreneurial thought and action, and faculty research.
Horn Library provides a dynamic, real-world learning environment that equips students with state-of-the-art resources and fosters innovation.
Horn Library aims to make its content broadly accessible to the Babson community on- and off-campus.
Horn Library is a community space for information discovery, innovative thinking, and dynamic learning.
Horn Library encourages and promotes reading.
Horn Library information and research resources are imparted to students in a multi-pronged instructional approach:
Babson College will remain dedicated to generating intellectual leadership in Entrepreneurial Thought and Action. We will be the leader in creating and delivering innovative curricula that develop and mentor responsible leaders who are capable of marshaling and managing the resources necessary to act on their decisions. Babson College will be known globally for developing entrepreneurial leaders who take bold, ethical actions that simultaneously benefit society, the natural environment, and their own organizations and, in doing so, change the world.
The Horn Library is a creative partner in the development and dissemination of knowledge that serves to connect ideas, people, and information across the Babson community. We provide a dynamic learning and research environment that facilitates access to world class resources and expertise in the effective and ethical use of information. Our goal is to foster information discovery, business innovation, and independent lifelong learning in support of entrepreneurial values and scholarship.