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Richard Kraus, March 13, 2015

A very common type of question in the Los Angeles Public Library is finding information to help people make decisions as consumers of products and services.  These questions can range from buying a vacuum cleaner or automobile, to selecting the best school o


Tamara Holub, February 07, 2015

A funicular railway or incline railway is a short railway located over a steep incline and operates by a cable wire and pulley system in which two tram-like cars on parallel rail tracks almost counter balance each other.  As one car goes up, another goes down.  This railway system becam


Wealthy & Wise

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


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:


Galina Stoyanova , July 03, 2014

It’s been interesting dealing with what we receive as gifts from our public.


Great Western Railway Poster
Tamara Holub, March 04, 2014

Railroadiana refers to an avid interest in railroad history and the collection of railroad artifacts (maps, schedules, lanterns, dinnerware, etc.).  Railway enthusiasts looking for reference and information sources to help augment a collection or pursue personal interests will find in the Bu


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

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


Job and Career Center Photo
Richard Kraus, August 26, 2013

Whether you are seeking your first job, unemployed, making a career change or looking for opportunities to improve your working life and career, please visit the Central Library for help.  


Magazine covers of a random selection of business magazines with trade or industry focus
Galina Stoyanova , June 18, 2013

Take a look at the randomly selected titles above – did you know how diverse our paper holdings are?


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