Boston Public Library
Kirstein Business Library

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

Highlights of Our Collections

  • National directories of public & private companies
    D&B’s Million Dollar Directory, S&P’s Register of Corporations, Mergent Manuals
     
  • Local & regional company directories
    Dun’s Regional Directories (Boston, New England), Massachusetts Business Directory, New England Manufacturers Directory, Massachusetts Venture Capital and Private Equity
     
  • Investment company directories
    Pratt’s Guide to Private Equity & Venture Capital Sources, Directory of Venture Capital & Private Equity Firms, United States Venture Capital & Private Equity, Corporate Finance Sourcebook
     
  • Foreign company directories
    AmCham Membership directories
     
  • Financial dailies & weeklies
    Wall Street Journal, IBD, Barron’s, Financial Times
     
  • Investment advisory services & newsletters
    ValueLine, Morningstar, Wall Street Transcript, Hulbert Financial Digest, S&P Outlook
     
  • Tax info, including tax basis & historical stock prices & stock dividends
    CCH Capital Changes Reporter, S&P Daily Stock Price Record, S&P Dividend Record
     
  • Regular & reverse look-up telephone directories
    Coles criss-cross directory
     
  • Access to online databases (many available remotely)
     
  • General business book collection (non-circulating)
    Reference materials on accounting, management, personal finance, patents & trademarks, marketing
     
  • Small business start-up material & career collection
     
  • Industry financial ratios
    RMA, Troy, D&B Business Ratios
     
  • Industry-level information
    S&P Industry Surveys, Encyclopedia of American Industries, Market Share Reporter, Food Industry Review
     
  • Economic, demographic & financial statistics
    U.S. Statistical Abstract, Consumer USA, Ibbotson’s
     
  • Consumer statistics
    Research Alert Yearbook, New Strategist – Who’s Buying series
     
  • 100+ business and trade periodical titles, held for 3 to 5 years
     
  • Local industry periodicals & statistics
    Banker & Tradesman, Boston Business Journal
     
  • Public Corporation Annual Reports in print