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Business Index ASAP


Management issues, economic indicators, business theories and practices, activities of companies and industries worldwide. Full-text articles, images, and citations from academic journals and trade magazines.


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If you can't wait to read the latest book by Nikki Turner, LaJill Hunt, and other urban fiction stars, you can sign up for the New Urban Fiction e-mail list. Sign up to receive e-mail notifications each month when the New Urban Fiction List is published on the library website and be the first to place your holds.



Bards & Brews at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens Tonight

The Birmingham Public Library’s popular Bards & Brews poetry performance/beer tasting series travels to the Birmingham Botanical Gardens located at 2612 Lane Park Road. The program, which will be an open mic, begins at 6:30 p.m. on July 6, 2012 in the Ireland Room with live music and poetry performances starting at 7:00. ...learn more

Historic House Research Workshop Saturday at the Central Library

In conjunction with the Jefferson County Historical Commission and the Birmingham Historical Society, the Birmingham Public Library is hosting a workshop on historic house research on Saturday, July 7, from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. in the Arrington Auditorium. The workshop is free and open to the public. ...learn more

Compile Reading Lists with the Catalog's My List Feature

It’s summertime and everywhere you look there are lists of all the great books you should be reading this summer. NPR has a list, Time magazine has a list, Oprah has a list—everybody has a list. Do you? It’s easy to create and just one more thing you can do with your library card. After all, summer is not the only time for reading. ...learn more

Staff Pick: Paper Moon

A couple of years back, I wrote a blog entry on this site about my repeat viewings of True Grit (60s version) and how they led to reading the novel of the same name and thence to awaiting the Coen brothers movie remake. Recently I’ve had a parallel experience with the movie Paper Moon and the novel that birthed it, Addie Pray (later changed to Paper Moon when the picture came out). ...learn more


July 6, 2012
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