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Kirstein Business Library

Concourse Level, Johnson Building, Central Library, 617-859-2142

Welcome to the Kirstein Business Library

Posted on May 2nd, 2013 by Gregor Smart in Kirstein Business Library

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:

 

More New Books at Kirstein

Posted on April 24th, 2014 by Betsey Lippmeier in Kirstein Business Library

The new books keep coming in at Kirstein!

So please check them out!

Prom Spending down 14% to $978

Posted on April 23rd, 2014 by Betsey Lippmeier in Kirstein Business Library

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According to the Visa prom survey, American households with teens will spend an average of $978 on items including attire, limousine rental, tickets, and dinner.   Last year’s figure was $1,139. Read more »

Upcoming Author Talks at Kirstein

Posted on April 17th, 2014 by Betsey Lippmeier in Kirstein Business Library

We have some great authors coming to speak at the Library.

So mark your calendars and save the dates!

New Books at Kirstein

Posted on April 17th, 2014 by Betsey Lippmeier in Kirstein Business Library

The new books keep coming in,

so please check them out!

Electronic Resource – Making of the Modern World

Posted on April 17th, 2014 by Gregor Smart in Electronic Resources

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Take a look into Boston’s past by searching our electronic resource, The Making of the Modern World.

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
    prospects
  • 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