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Category Archives: Electronic Resources

Featured Electronic Resource: Press Reader

Posted on August 17th, 2017 by mdevine in Electronic Resources
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The Boston Public Library offers many electronic resources to the residents of Massachusetts. Many you can access from home.

One of the electronic resources is Press Reader, which you can access from home. With this resource, you can find news including business news from local and international newspapers and magazines from around the world. PressReader is the most convenient and complete way to read all your favorite newspapers and magazines on one site.

Check it out today!

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Research Mutual Funds and Stocks with Morningstar

Posted on January 27th, 2017 by gsmart in Electronic Resources, Kirstein Business Library

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Planning for Retirement? New to Investing? Is it time to Review Your Investment Portfolio?

The Morningstar Investment Research Center offers data on over 14,500 stocks, 24,800 mutual funds, 1,500 exchange-traded funds, and 700 closed end funds. You’ll also find analyst reports on over 3,500 securities, offering in-depth background and analyst opinions on top investments.

You can access this resource in the library via our computers or wifi and at home using your library card.

Try it out today!

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Using Prezi for Presentations

Posted on June 3rd, 2016 by gsmart in Electronic Resources, Internet Resources, Kirstein Business Library

Have you tried Prezi yet?  Prezi is a fun and easy way to make your presentations more dynamic.   Check out this Prezi for a quick overview on accessing our Business Electronic Resources.

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redcheckNeed help on learning how to build your own Prezi? Check out Lynda.com’s Prezi Essential Training webinar.

Learn a New Language with Mango!

Posted on March 1st, 2016 by adeangelis in Electronic Resources
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mangoGoing on a business trip overseas? Want to give yourself an edge when applying for jobs? Just looking for a new hobby?

Why don’t you learn a new language?

Using your library card (or eCard) and pin you can access Mango Languages from home or from the office. Register for a free account so you can track your progress and resume your lessons at any time.

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First Research Industry Overviews

Posted on November 7th, 2015 by gsmart in Electronic Resources


Did you know?

  • The US cattle ranching industry includes about 915,000 operators with combined annual revenue of about $81 billion.
  • Global exports of seafood products total about $130 billion per year
  • There are about 6 million commercially operated ski areas in 80 countries
  • US apparel manufacturing industry includes about 6,500 establishments with combined annual revenue of about $12 billion

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You can find these industry facts and more with First Research.  This remote access electronic resource offers:

  • Nearly 500 industry profiles
  • Quarterly industry alerts
  • State Profiles – monitor monthly employment, business and real estate trends

Try it out today!