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Kirstein Business Library is Moving to Bates Hall

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




The Kirstein Business Library will be closing at 9:00 P.M. on Monday, August 18 and will reopen in the south end of Bates Hall when the move is complete.  Our circulating collection has already moved.  Our reference books, periodicals, computers, and staff will be moving soon.  We look forward to seeing you in our new location.

Salary Survey of New England Nonprofits

Posted on July 2nd, 2014 by Betsey Lippmeier in Kirstein Business Library


Would you like to know what your nonprofit salary is in comparison to others? Take a look at Valuing Our Nonprofit Workforce 2014: A Compensation and Benefits Survey of and for Nonprofits in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Adjoining Communities.

It  was compiled by Third Sector New England and provides searchable salary and benefits information for small to midsized nonprofits. Read more »

Networking better: Preparation counts

Posted on June 25th, 2014 by Amber De Angelis in Electronic Resources, Kirstein Business Library
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This is part 1 of a series on networking better.

Why is networking important? Well, it’s an opportunity to meet new people and to find new resources. When most people thing of networking they think of LinkedIn. That’s only part of the story.

Do your research!

Remember these words: Proper Prior Preparation Prevents Poor Performance

By researching the event beforehand, one can make an effective attack plan. Maybe you want new clients or maybe you just want to connect with former colleagues to catch up. Keeping your goals in the back of your mind will help you focus and maximize your limited time with these influential people.

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New Books at Kirstein

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

More new books have arrived,

so please check them out.

Supplier Discovery with Thomas Register

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


Looking for a way to find a manufacturer or distributor of any given product? 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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