Business, Finance & Entrepreneurship

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    • Barron’s Online   (Login: Password: library123)

      America’s premier financial weekly magazine, includes investing ideas and insights, daily exclusive commentary, and print and online archives back to 1997.

    • Business Insights: Essentials   ((Library Use Only))

      Provides authoritative information and statistical data and enables researchers to explore real world application and develop analytical skills.

    • Business Plans Handbook   (Library Card Required for Off Site Use)

      A collection of actual business plans compiled by, and aimed at, entrepreneurs seeking funding for small businesses in North America.

    • Business Source Premier  

      Full text for more than 2,300 journals, including full text for more than 1,100 peer-reviewed titles, market research, industry reports, and SWOT analyses.

    • First Research   (Library Use Only )

      Industry Profiles, Call Prep Sheets, State & Province Profiles for call preparation, enhancing presentations, underwriting credit, and for quickly learning a company’s key

    • Hoover’s   (Library Use Only )

      D&B Hoovers delivers insightful information on more than 162 million businesses, both public and private, around the world; including the UK, Europe, Asia Pacific and emerging markets.

      Search by Company Name, Executives, Industry or by using Conceptual Search and Business Signals.

      Business data includes Annual Revenues, Employee Counts, Corporate Family Tree, Key Contacts, Analyst Reports, SWOT reports, stock data, financials and other vital information.

    • Morningstar  

      Detailed, independent information on more than 20,000 stocks, mutual funds, and exchange-traded funds.

    • Reference USA  

      Create marketing plans, conduct competitive analysis, raise funds and locate people.

    • Regional Business News  

      Full text coverage of more than 80 regional business publications covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.

    • Small Business Reference Center  

      Nearly 400 full-text periodicals and over 450 full-text reference books of up-to-date information on relevant topics from starting a company, operations management and sales to growing or rescuing a business.

    • The Wall Street Journal   (Login: Password: library123)

      The Wall Street Journal is a U.S. business-focused, English-language international daily newspaper based in New York City. The Journal, along with its Asian and European editions, is published six days a week by Dow Jones & Company, a division of News Corp.

    Other Resources

    • Big Charts  

      Investment research website, providing access to research tools such as interactive charts, quotes, industry analysis and intraday stock screeners, as well as market news and commentary.

    • BizLaunch  

      Free small business tools available to download.

    • Census Business Builder  

      The Census Business Builder (CBB) is a suite of services that provide selected demographic and economic data from the Census Bureau tailored to specific types of users in a simple to access and use format.

    • Explore Census Data  

      Provides access to demographic data about the U.S., Puerto Rico and the Island Areas.

    • HP Life e-Learning  

      A free program that trains students, entrepreneurs, and small business owners to apply IT and business skills in order to establish and grow a business, build successful companies and create jobs.

    • IRS Small Business Tax Center  

      Serves taxpayers who file Form 1040, Schedules C, E, F or Form 2016, as well as small businesses with assets under $10 million.

    • SizeUp Tool (Small Business Administration)  

      A new interactive tool for small business owners from the Small Business Administration. SizeUp will help you manage and grow your business by benchmarking it against competitors, mapping your customers, competitors and suppliers, and locating the best places to advertise.

    • Survey of Current Business  

      A U.S. Department of Commerce monthly publication that provides data on U.S. business on the regional, national, and international levels.

    • ThomasNet  

      Manufacturers, distributors and service providers.