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Supplier Discovery with Thomas Register

Posted on June 19th, 2014 by Gregor Smart in Internet Resources, Kirstein Business Library

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Looking for a way to find a manufacturer or distributor of any given product?  ThomasNet.com is a free and convenient resource that offers listing information for over 700,000 commercial and industrial suppliers.

Screening Options:

  • Search by Product/Service Category, Company Name, or Brand Name
  • Add Supplier Qualifications such as Manufacturer or Distributor
  • Add Geographic Location Information
  • Add Minority Ownership or Woman Ownership if desired

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Killer Presentations

Posted on May 21st, 2014 by Amber De Angelis in Internet Resources, Kirstein Business Library
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Let’s face it. Making a power PowerPoint and reciting the slides just doesn’t cut it. Depending on the presenter or the venue the audience will have a hard time becoming engaged. And some presentations might not translate well when uploaded to the web or viewed on a mobile device. Luckily, there are some software packages and some resources on the web that can help you be a better presenter.

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Trends in Mutual Fund Investing

Posted on February 27th, 2014 by Gregor Smart in Internet Resources
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According to the Investment Company Institute’s official survey of the mutual fund industry, the combined assets of the nation’s mutual funds decreased by $215.2 billion, or 1.4 percent, to $14.800 trillion in January. To learn more, check out their:

 

A new year, A new beginning…

Posted on January 9th, 2014 by Amber De Angelis in Electronic Resources, Internet Resources
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It’s a new year! It’s the perfect time to pick up good habits or learn something new. Actually, any time is a good time to do those, you just need the right tools and the drive to do it.  Luckily for you, the Boston Public Library and the web have some great resources to help you kick off your new year right.

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Commercial Buildings of Boston – Past and Present

Posted on December 11th, 2013 by Gregor Smart in Internet Resources, Kirstein Business Library
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Did you know our Boston Pictorial Archive holds photographs, prints, and drawings documenting Boston-area commercial buildings in the 19th and 20th centuries? The bulk of the material covers the years between 1855 and 1970 and offers views of banks, coffeehouses, stores and markets, taverns, and more.

For a look at buildings from today, two websites worth checking out:

redcheckEmporis
Detailed information on Boston buildings, the world’s 200 tallest buildings, and the USA’s top 20 buildings.

redcheckSkyscraperPage
Detailed information on Boston buildings, features skyscraper diagram illustrations, timeline chronologies, and a buildings database.

Both resources offer profiles on each building’s architectural style, architect, façade material, height, floors, and construction dates.