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The Kirstein Business Library offers career and job hunting information, entrepreneurial resources, assistance to investors, and maintains a variety of business directories and industry statistics. For more information about the programs and resources at Kirstein:
This Gale database looks at history through the lens of wealth and trade with a focus on economics in the widest sense, including political science, history, philosophy, sociology, and special collections on banking, finance, transportation and manufacturing.
Some sample titles to pique your interest:
Boston, a commercial metropolis in 1850 : her growth, population, wealth and
Boston notions : being an authentic and concise account of “that village” from
1630 to 1847
Report on introducing pure water into the City of Boston, 1835
The Boston and Roxbury Mill Corporation, 1818
The Rules of work, of the carpenters, in the town of Boston. Formed, and most
accurately corrected, by a large number of the first workmen of the Boston, 1800
A state of the importations from Great-Britain into the port of Boston, from the
beginning of Jan. 1769, to Aug. 17th 1769
Have you tried hoopla yet? It’s the library’s new video streaming service. In addition to movies, music, and television, this resource offers a number of titles for jumpstarting your career or for starting a business. Try hoopla today!
Business SoftSkills Series
INTELECOM – Intelligent Communications ENGLISH 2009
Business SoftSkills is a complete and concise video curriculum that can either be self taught or used in a classroom or seminar settings as part of job readiness programs. Professionally-produced videos use virtual hosts along with short, informative chapters to convey key workplace skills.
Young Entrepreneurs: A Comprehensive Video Series On How To Start And Grow Your Business
TVG TeleTime Video Productions ENGLISH 2011
A series of interview excerpts from business leaders, discussing various topics related to starting and sustaining a successful business.