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New Books at Kirstein

Posted on April 17th, 2014 by Betsey Lippmeier in Kirstein Business Library

The new books keep coming in,

so please check them out!

Electronic Resource – Making of the Modern World

Posted on April 17th, 2014 by Gregor Smart in Electronic Resources



Take a look into Boston’s past by searching our electronic resource, The Making of the Modern World.

This Gale database looks at history through the lens of wealth and trade with a focus on economics in the widest sense, including political science, history, philosophy, sociology, and special collections on banking, finance, transportation and manufacturing.

Some sample titles to pique your interest:

  • Boston, a commercial metropolis in 1850 : her growth, population, wealth and
  • Boston notions : being an authentic and concise account of “that village” from
    1630 to 1847
  • Report on introducing pure water into the City of Boston, 1835
  • The Boston and Roxbury Mill Corporation, 1818
  • The Rules of work, of the carpenters, in the town of Boston. Formed, and most
    accurately corrected, by a large number of the first workmen of the Boston, 1800
  • A state of the importations from Great-Britain into the port of Boston, from the
    beginning of Jan. 1769, to Aug. 17th 1769


Business Resources on Hoopla

Posted on April 10th, 2014 by Gregor Smart in Electronic Resources, Kirstein Business Library


Have you tried hoopla yet?  It’s the library’s new video streaming service.  In addition to movies, music, and television, this resource offers a number of titles for jumpstarting your career or for starting a business.  Try hoopla today!


Business SoftSkills SeriesBusiness SoftSkills Series

INTELECOM – Intelligent Communications ENGLISH 2009

Business SoftSkills is a complete and concise video curriculum that can either be self taught or used in a classroom or seminar settings as part of job readiness programs. Professionally-produced videos use virtual hosts along with short, informative chapters to convey key workplace skills.






young entrepreneurYoung Entrepreneurs: A Comprehensive Video Series On How To Start And Grow Your Business

TVG TeleTime Video Productions ENGLISH 2011

A series of interview excerpts from business leaders, discussing various topics related to starting and sustaining a successful business.






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National Foundation for Credit Counseling 2014 Financial Literacy Survey

Posted on April 7th, 2014 by Betsey Lippmeier in Kirstein Business Library

Massachusetts_A_2014The  National Foundation for Credit Counseling, Inc.® was founded in 1951 and is the nation’s largest and longest-serving nonprofit credit counseling organization.  According to their 2014 Financial Literacy Survey, 39% of adults in the United states say they have a budget and keep close track of their spending. On Wednesday, April 9 at 2:30 in the Tech Classroom, the Kirstein Business Library will be presenting Budgeting Basics, one of our MoneySmart Week programs.

Check Out the New Books at Kirstein

Posted on March 24th, 2014 by Betsey Lippmeier in Kirstein Business Library

The new books keep coming in, so please check them out!

socialemployeeThe Social Employee: How Great Companies Make Social Media Work

Burgess, Cheryl

(Paperback — 2014)






youtubeYouTube Marketing Power: How to Use Video to Find More Prospects, Launch Your Products. and Reach a Massive Audience

Miles, Jason G.

(Paperback — 2014)







Instagram Power: Build Your Brand and Reach More Customers with the Power of Pictures

Miles, Jason G.

(Paperback — 2014)