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Business & Economics Department, Central Library

Money Mysteries

Money Mysteries: Or why is there an eyeball on the dollar bill?

June 22, 2015

Who’s the guy on the old $10,000 note (Salmon Chase, note no longer printed)?  Is America on the gold standard (NO, not since June 1933)?  What’s the origin of the term “greenback” (a U.S.

Wealthy & Wise

Wealthy & Wise: The Road to Riches @ LAPL

January 05, 2015

Money can’t buy happiness but writing books on wealth just might.  How to get rich is a popular subject in Business and Economics and our collection on wealth will inspire you to take that winding road to budget, save, invest, and prosper.  The Library

Professional Exam Prep @ Business & Economics

July 11, 2014

If you’re preparing to take a professional licensing/certification exam, don’t sweat it -- the Business & Economics Department at the Central Library has you covered.  The Department has exam preparation materials covering a wide range of professions such as:

A bookshelf signage that used for Business & Economics collection 338’s is described with a freeway between mountains and trees.

Let the signs be with you

January 28, 2014

Tired of wandering around 16,560 square feet of stacks in Business & Economics Department looking for the 338’s?  Let us help -- reset your LAPL-GPS mapping system with our new transportation themed bookshelf signage.  The department has renamed major sections of th

Business & Economics Department Halloween Tricks & Treats

November 01, 2013

Santa Anas blow chill and autumn days of mellow fruitfulness are at an end. The Harvest Moon has risen and set. The day shortens, the shadows lengthen; Halloween creeps into the Business & Economics Department.


Tax Forms

Tax Days in the Business & Economics Department

April 05, 2013

The Business and Economics Department continues to serve patrons who do not do their Federal and State taxes electronically by offering paper distribution of Federal and California Tax Forms, Instructions, and Publications.

Five e-Book covers from the Axis 360 section of the e-Media tab LAPL Axis360 e-Books

Axis360 e-Books

March 01, 2013

The Business & Economics Department at the Central Library is actively buying hard-to-find technical and professional business e-Books for Los Angeles Public Library patrons.  To supplement similar material in print format, these e-Books cover a wide range of topics and proficiency level