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DemographicsNow – New Electronic Resource

Posted on March 2nd, 2014 by Gregor Smart in Electronic Resources


Looking for demographic information?  The library offers remote access to DemographicsNow: Business & People.

  • Access a demographic report on any geography – or compare multiple geographies – for information including income, housing, race, age, education, retail spending, consumer expenditures, businesses and more.
  • Search for an individual company or create a mailing list of multiple companies from over 20 million active businesses.  Search by company name, executive title, business type, and more.  Now including a separate Physicians/Dentists directory.
  • Search for an individual, a friend, a relative or create a market research list from over 206 million people and 135 million households.  Search by name, address, telephone or by a variety of U.S. Census neighborhood data averages.

Trends in Mutual Fund Investing

Posted on February 27th, 2014 by Gregor Smart in Internet Resources

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:


Funding Information Network is Coming to Kirstein February 24

Posted on February 20th, 2014 by Betsey Lippmeier in Kirstein Business Library

funding information networkAs of February 24, the Kirstein Business Library will be the Funding Information Network partner for the Boston Public Library. We will provide a core collection of Foundation Center publications, access to the Foundation Center’s databases, and other materials for people and organizations looking for grants.  We will be scheduling public trainings for grant seekers in the near future.

Makin’ a Splash with potential customers

Posted on February 12th, 2014 by Amber De Angelis in Kirstein Business Library, Programs
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Reaching your target customers can be pretty difficult, especially when you have a niche product.  But sometimes the right packaging and product placement can help you better connect with consumers.

Enter: Auckland-based ad agency DraftFCB:

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So you want to be a Firefighter?

Posted on February 4th, 2014 by Gregor Smart in Kirstein Business Library


Ever thought you’d like to have a career as a Boston firefighter?  Well here’s your chance.  The firefighter exam is scheduled for April 26th, 2014.  Get your application in now.  For more information check out their flyer.

Need tips on preparing for the exam or want to attend an open house?

The library also has resources to help.  Check out one of our Firefighter Exam books from our Career section or take a practice test or read an eBook on the topic using our Learning Express Library.

Good luck!