Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center

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

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Our 3d printer!

Posted on October 12th, 2016 by adeangelis in Kirstein Business Library

We’ve been printing up a storm lately!  Below is a model of the Liberty Mutual office downtown!

We have two upcoming classes on 3d modeling the you can register for on Eventbrite!:

libertymutualThursday, November 3rd: Easy as 123 Design!

Take the next step the in your CAD and 3D design quest!  Learn how to design 3D objects using Autodesk’s 123D design and learn about our 3d printer. Knowledge of how to use a mouse, keyboard, and the internet strongly recommended.

Times 1:00-2:30 p.m., 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Location: The Exchange, Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center, Johnson Building Lower Level

Thursday, December 15th: Basics of 3d Printing

Get an overview of software and equipment available for 3D printing at the BPL. Learn tips and tricks for making a successful print and resources to help you design an object. Folks may bring their own laptop so they can follow along. Knowledge of how to use a mouse, keyboard, and the internet strongly recommended.

Times 1:00-2:30 p.m., 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Location: The Exchange, Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center, Johnson Building Lower Level

Our 3D Printing Guidelines

  • All builds must be scheduled in advance by email to 3dprint@bpl.org.  Please let us know the color and the approximate demensions of what your job should be.
  • No more than two builds per month per person will be accepted
  • All designs must be submitted in an .stl file format
  • Only builds of ten hours or less will be accepted.
  • If a build is too large or complex we suggest a commercial service
  • No hazardous or offensive items
  • The library reserves the right to decline any print job

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LinkedIn Top Attractors

Posted on June 21st, 2016 by adeangelis in Internet Resources

 

LinkedIn

Yesterday, LinkedIn released several lists of companies who attract and keep talented employees. LinkedIn’s researchers assembled a global list and lists of companies in select countries (more…)

Help the Folks from Flint on One Boston Day

Posted on April 12th, 2016 by adeangelis in Kirstein Business Library

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Please join Mayor Marty Walsh in celebrating our city’s strength and resiliency on #OneBostonDay by joining together and supporting the people of Flint, Michigan. On April 15th, the City will be running a donation drive for specific items Flint has indicated are most needed:

  • Pre-mixed baby formula
  • Baby wipes
  • Hand sanitizer

You can drop these critical supplies off at your closest Boston Public Library branch (as well as, BCYF Locations, Police and Fire Stations, Boston City Hall and 1010 Mass Ave). Learn more via http://www.onebostonday.org/

Learn a New Language with Mango!

Posted on March 1st, 2016 by adeangelis in Electronic Resources

mangoGoing on a business trip overseas? Want to give yourself an edge when applying for jobs? Just looking for a new hobby?

Why don’t you learn a new language?

Using your library card (or eCard) and pin you can access Mango Languages from home or from the office. Register for a free account so you can track your progress and resume your lessons at any time.

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Networking better: Preparation counts

Posted on June 25th, 2014 by adeangelis in Electronic Resources, Kirstein Business Library

 

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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