Business Resources


Library Catalog  Search the library catalog for business materials that may be of interest to you.
Laptop Resources

Electronic Databases & Websites

BusinessUSA  Locate Federal, State, and Local resources for beginning or expanding  your business.  Business plans, financing, legal, online courses, events and more.  A  collaborative effort of government agencies to assist small businesses and exporters.

DemographicsNow Library Edition*  Delivers geographic business intelligence for: business and marketing plans, analyzing customers and new markets, targeting direct mail and advertising programs, determining your business location. Create fast and easily- formatted reports and charts.

Exporter's Resource Database  General information, forms, financing, regulations, and much more.  From the U.S. Export Assistance Center.

Flipster*  e-Magazines. General interest and business magazines in digital format.

Florida Electronic Library  This easy-to-use site includes resources for small business - electronic books, demographics, the Small Business Administration and more.

General BusinessFile ASAP*  Access broker research reports, trade publications, newspapers, journals and company directory listings.   Locate information on company performance, industry events and trends, economics, management, and more.  Full text.  Images available.

Morningstar Investment Research Center*  Mutual funds and investment information. Screen for stocks, funds, ETFs.

Peterson's Career Prep  Learn about careers, receive personalized recommendations, create resumes, search for jobs and schools, and get career advice.

Reference Solutions (formerly ReferenceUSA)* Directory listing of more than 24 million businesses and 89 million U.S. households. Useful  for direct marketing, telemarketing, market research, sales lead generation, sales planning, customer analysis and credit decisions.

Small Business Resource Center*  Learn how to start, finance or manage your small business. Resources include sample business plans, how to guides, articles and websites.  

ThomasNet Industrial Search  Online version of directory listing 600,000 industrial suppliers, manufacturers, and distributors in North America.

Weiss Financial Ratings*   Powered by Weiss Ratings and Grey House Publishing, this website gives you powerful new tools to protect your finances, invest wisely, grow your wealth, and learn more about your finances.

* Requires a Library Card Number to access from home.