Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center

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

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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February Program Highlights at the Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center

Posted on January 23rd, 2017 by blippmeier in Kirstein Business Library

Please join us for these programs in February:

  • February 1 at 6 in the Exchange: Etsy Basics Workshop
  • February 2 at 1 and 6 in the Exchange: Crash Course in Design Software (Photoshop) Pt. 1
  • February 7 at 12 in the Community Learning Center: Budgeting with Google Sheets
  • February 8 at 6 in the Commonwealth Salon: Help Navigating the Health Insurance Marketplace for Small Businesses
  • February 9 at 1 and 6 in the Exchange: Crash Course in Design Software (Illustrator) Pt.2
  • February 14 at 2 in the Community Learning Center: Doing Historical Business Research
  • February 15 at 6 in the Exchange: Landing a Dream Career in Consulting
  • February 16 at 1 and 6 in the Exchange: Crash Course in Design Software (InDesign) Pt. 3
  • February 23 at 1 and 6 in the Exchange: Make Musing with Garage Band

 

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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!