business department

e-books and magazines to guide and inspire your vision in work
Deborah Spector, April 17, 2020

The Lean Start-Up author Eric Ries defines a start-up as an organization dedicated to creating something new under conditions of extreme uncertainty.


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Have you been toying with the idea of starting your own business? Have you been unsure where to start or what kind of business would be right for you? Do you already have a business and are looking for new ways to reach your customers or simplify your procedures?


a screen shot collage of various business related Kanopy videos in one graphic with the words in text, kanopy business

If you can’t find a business, finance or economics DVD at the Los Angeles Public Library to your liking, try the library’s newest e-media offering, Kanopy.


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Ken Benham, June 08, 2017

A good mutual fund manager can be important to the success of your mutual fund investments which are often are large part of an individual investor’s assets.


Bitcoin logo.
Tamara Holub, March 17, 2017

Bitcoin is both a currency (monetary system) and a software program. Introduced in 2009 as open-source software, Bitcoin is the first decentralized digital currency. It is decentralized in the sense that is has no regulatory authority such as a central bank.


Tamara Holub, August 05, 2016

On June 23, 2016, citizens in the UK and Gibraltar voted on the Brexit referendum to determine whether or not the UK should remain in the European Union (EU).  The Leave camp won by almost 52% which immediately sent shockwaves throughout the UK and the world. Politically, the UK went into chaos.


Galina Stoyanova , May 19, 2016

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


Ken Benham, April 11, 2016

We can celebrate the end of the 2015 Tax Year with three extra days to file, April 18th this year due to the Emancipation Day holiday in the District of Columbia.


Ken Benham, October 06, 2015

Investing should be simple and efficient, if it is to be successful. This is the opinion of investors like Warren Buffett (Berkshire Hathaway 2015 Newsletter) and John Bogle (Vanguard Group - low cost index funds).


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 Business &am


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