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Kirstein Business Library

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Try Hoopla – Our Streaming Video, Audiobook and Music Service

Posted on September 27th, 2015 by Gregor Smart in Electronic Resources, Kirstein Business Library

Did you know you can instantly borrow free digital movies, music, eBooks and more, 24/7 with your library card? For Business & Economic titles try searching on categories such as Entrepreneurship, Small Business, or E-Commerce.

Here are a few company histories to check out:


Upcoming Event – Tuesday, September 29th: Oxford Union Debate: Was the American Revolution Bad for Modern Business?

Posted on September 26th, 2015 by Gregor Smart in Kirstein Business Library, Programs


Boston Public Library, in association with the Oxford Business Alumni Network of Boston, will hold a debate in the style of the Oxford Union. Up for discussion in this session is the following motion: this house believes the American Revolution was bad for modern business. Moderated by the Oxford Union and including perspectives from across the business community, attendees are invited to add their voices to the discussion and enjoy a lively evening at the Boston Public Library. Moderator Anthony Goodman is an experienced advisor to c-suite executive teams and non-executive directors in the US and Europe, specializing in the alignment of leaders and organizations for effective corporate governance and improved relationships with stakeholders.

This program is presented as part of Revolutionary Boston, a citywide commemoration. To see a full list of programs, visit

Time: 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Location: Commonwealth Salon

Register for this Event

Kirstein Programs are on Eventbrite

Posted on August 31st, 2015 by Betsey Lippmeier in Kirstein Business Library



Kirstein programs are now being publicized on Eventbrite. Registration for our events is not required, but it does help us prepare an appropriate number of handouts. Thank you for your consideration.

Free GMAT Preparation

Posted on August 26th, 2015 by Betsey Lippmeier in Kirstein Business Library

GMATFree GMAT preparation is available through the Learning Express Library database, which is available to Massachusetts residents with a Metro Boston Library Network card. This database requires registration for an account to save your progress.  It includes GMAT questions, practice tests, and analytical writing practice tests.

Finding Massachusetts Charities with Programs in Your Field of Interst

Posted on August 14th, 2015 by Betsey Lippmeier in Kirstein Business Library

Are you looking for Massachusetts charities with programs in your field of interest? Try these two online directories:

Massachusetts Philanthropic Directory is searchable by charity name and keywords,  revenue and year of Internal Revenue Service authorization, philanthropic field, location, or people served.






The Giving Common is searchable by issue area, geography, and other variables.