Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center

Lower Level, Johnson Building, Central Library, 617 536-5400, businessref@bpl.org

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Boston Women’s Workforce Council 2016 Report

Posted on January 6th, 2017 by blippmeier in Kirstein Business Library

bwwcA new report issued by the Boston Women’s Workforce Council reveals the large gap between men’s and women’s earnings in Boston.  Women earn seventy-seven cents for each dollar that men earn.

The Council works with businesses in the Greater Boston area to eliminate the gender-based wage gap, remove the visible and invisible barriers to women’s advancement, and ensure that 100% of the talent pool is used to make Boston the best area in the country for working women.

 

January Programs at the Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center

Posted on December 27th, 2016 by blippmeier in Kirstein Business Library

Please join us for the following programs in January:

January 3 at 6: How it’s Made: Producing for the Theater at 6 in the Commonwealth Salon

January 5 at 1 and 6: 3D Printing Basics in the Exchange

January 6 at 10: Special Effects with After Effects in the Exchange

January 10 at 6: Lean Business Planning in the Commonwealth Salon

January 12 at 1 and 6: Easy as 123D Design in the Exchange

January 17 at 1: Exploring Business Ownership in the Commonwealth Salon

at 6: Hitting Your Mark: An Intro to Performing Arts Branding in the Commonwealth Salon

January 19 at 1 and 6: Blender for Beginners in the Exchange

January 24 at 6: Visualizing Financial Data in the Commonwealth Salon

January 26 at 1 and 6: Make Your Photos into Stencils Using Photoshop in the Exchange

January 31 at 10: Instagram: How to Make it Work for Your Small Business

at 4: Nonprofit Incorporation Workshop in the Commonwealth Salon

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New Books for November and December 2016

Posted on December 16th, 2016 by mdevine in Kirstein Business Library, New Books

The following video show some of the new books that the Kirstein Business Library and Innovation Center received in November and December 2016. My favorite is The Big E: Eastern States Exposition by David Cecchi.

Enjoy the video!

December Programs at the Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center

Posted on November 29th, 2016 by blippmeier in Kirstein Business Library

Please join us for the following programs in December:
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Judith Kalaora as Hedy Lamarr

 

 

 

  • 12/1 at 1 and 6 in the Exchange: Jam with KBLIC.  Make music with GarageBand
  • 12/6 at 6 in the Commonwealth Salon: How to Be the Best Businesses for the World: An Interactive Workshop on the B Corp Movement
  • 12/8 at 1 and 6 in the Exchange: Save the Date with Photoshop
  • 12/13 at 6 in the Commonwealth Salon: The World of Tea
  • 12/15 at 1 and 6 in the Exchange: Basics of 3D Printing
  • 12/20 at 6 in the Commonwealth Salon: Digital Advertising on a Shoestring
  • 12/27 at 6 in Rabb Hall: Hedy Lamarr, Tinseltown Inventor

Bloomberg is Here!

Posted on November 14th, 2016 by blippmeier in Kirstein Business Library

bloombergBloomberg enables professionals in finance and other industries to access the Bloomberg Professional service through which users can monitor and analyze real-time financial market data and place trades on the electronic trading platform. The system also provides news, price quotes, and messaging across its proprietary secure network.

The Kirstein Business Library and Innovation Center (located at 700 Boylston Street, on the lower level of the Central Library in Copley Square) provides access for free to visitors.

Please sign up to use Bloomberg for no more than 2 half-hour slots per day.