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Kirstein Business Library

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Welcome to the Kirstein Business Library

Posted on May 2nd, 2013 by Gregor Smart in Kirstein Business Library

The Kirstein Business Library offers career and job hunting information, entrepreneurial resources, assistance to investors, and maintains a variety of business directories and industry statistics. For more information about the programs and resources at Kirstein:

 

Prom Spending down 14% to $978

Posted on April 23rd, 2014 by Betsey Lippmeier in Kirstein Business Library

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According to the Visa prom survey, American households with teens will spend an average of $978 on items including attire, limousine rental, tickets, and dinner.   Last year’s figure was $1,139. Read more »

Upcoming Author Talks at Kirstein

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

We have some great authors coming to speak at the Library.

So mark your calendars and save the dates!

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

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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
    prospects
  • 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

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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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