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Galina Stoyanova , Librarian, Business & Economics Department


View of the New York City skyline from the Staten Island Ferry

Ferries Are Forever

September 01, 2017

In ancient times – the profession of the ferryman is embodied in Greek mythology in Charon, the boatman who transported souls across the River Styx to the Underworld.

Getting Around: Call numbers 380.12 – 382 and 388.1794 – 389

May 19, 2016

In Business & Economics Department one can find plenty of materials on Transportation.

Animals in Advertising

December 01, 2015

“Animals are popular because they are aspirational. They live for the moment, are true to their affections and they don’t worry about having a bad hair day. Difficult standard for us people to live up to.”    -- Luke Tipping, advertiser.

Job & Career Center Grandly Opened – July 10, 2015

July 18, 2015

Mayor Garcetti launched a new job resource program at City libraries. The grand opening of the new center was attended by about a hundred library patrons and staff, job seekers, reporters and activists.

Call # 659 - Advertising

December 02, 2014

An appropriate part of our collection to be mentioned on our blog approaching the Holidays Season.

“Advertising is totally unnecessary. Unless you hope to make money.” – Jeff I. Richards.

Gifts to Business & Economics Department - and the Donors

July 03, 2014

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

Photo of Books

The Business and Economics Collections: An Overview

December 05, 2013

We have Business & Economics subjects covered very nicely. Our patrons contact us with questions like   - What was the exchange rate between US Dollar and British Pound in 1886?

Magazine covers of a random selection of business magazines with trade or industry focus

Periodicals in the Business & Economics Department

June 18, 2013

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