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Kirstein Business Library

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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:


Get Social: A Beginner’s Guide to Social Media for Businesses

Posted on August 26th, 2014 by Gregor Smart in Programs

Thursday, August 28th: Get Social: A Beginner’s Guide to Social Media for Businesses

Steph Parker, Senior Social Strategist, Brand Content

Social media has evolved into a necessary element of any marketing plan. Consumers on social networks expect to be able to find and connect with you. In this class, you’ll learn about the role of key social platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest and how to start engaging consumers on these platforms.

general assembly

Time: 6:30 – 8:00 p.m
Location: Commonwealth Salon



Kirstein Business Library Has Moved to Bates Hall

Posted on August 19th, 2014 by Betsey Lippmeier in Kirstein Business Library



The Kirstein Business Library is now located at the south end of Bates Hall.  Please come visit us in our new location.

Kirstein Business Library is Moving to Bates Hall

Posted on August 7th, 2014 by Betsey Lippmeier in Kirstein Business Library




The Kirstein Business Library will be closing at 9:00 P.M. on Monday, August 18 and will reopen in the south end of Bates Hall when the move is complete.  Our circulating collection has already moved.  Our reference books, periodicals, computers, and staff will be moving soon.  We look forward to seeing you in our new location.

Salary Survey of New England Nonprofits

Posted on July 2nd, 2014 by Betsey Lippmeier in Kirstein Business Library


Would you like to know what your nonprofit salary is in comparison to others? Take a look at Valuing Our Nonprofit Workforce 2014: A Compensation and Benefits Survey of and for Nonprofits in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Adjoining Communities.

It  was compiled by Third Sector New England and provides searchable salary and benefits information for small to midsized nonprofits. Read more »

Networking better: Preparation counts

Posted on June 25th, 2014 by Amber De Angelis in Electronic Resources, Kirstein Business Library
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This is part 1 of a series on networking better.

Why is networking important? Well, it’s an opportunity to meet new people and to find new resources. When most people thing of networking they think of LinkedIn. That’s only part of the story.

Do your research!

Remember these words: Proper Prior Preparation Prevents Poor Performance

By researching the event beforehand, one can make an effective attack plan. Maybe you want new clients or maybe you just want to connect with former colleagues to catch up. Keeping your goals in the back of your mind will help you focus and maximize your limited time with these influential people.

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