Business and Investing

Photo of a computer displaying business graphics

Whether you are starting a business, learning about your customers, researching your competitors, or following the stock market, these databases will give you the leading edge. Need a location for your next business meeting? The Library rents meeting rooms.

Business

Business Info Search - Specialized

Business Source Premier is the industry’s most used business research database, providing full text for more than 2,300 journals, including full text for more than 1,100 peer-reviewed titles. Library card required.

Foundation Directory Online

140,000 in-depth profiles of foundations, corporate giving programs, and grantmaking public charities. Find grants for individuals here.

Lynda.com

A library of the best video tutorials on the web for learning software, creative, and business skills to achieve personal and professional goals.

Mergent Intellect

(Basic) - Previously known as Dunn & Bradstreet Million Dollar Database it has over 70 million US private businesses, 3.5 million Canadian private businesses, over 6500 U.S. public companies, complete North American family tree details, over 12 million home based businesses, over 20 million employers in the U.S., over 400,000 employers in Canada, Veterans job search database, over 250 million North America residents, over 30 million businesses, over 245 million global private businesses and global corporate family tree details.

Small Business Reference Center

A comprehensive resource for small business owners and those interested in starting a business, offering full-text periodicals and reports, sample business plans, U.S. tax forms, videos and reference books. It supports small business owners in all relevant areas from planning, financing and managing a business to exit strategies. Users also have the ability to search within specific ‘Business Topics’ and ‘Business Types’ relevant to their needs. 

Investing

Mergent Intellect

(Basic) - Previously known as Dunn & Bradstreet Million Dollar Database it has over 70 million US private businesses, 3.5 million Canadian private businesses, over 6500 U.S. public companies, complete North American family tree details, over 12 million home based businesses, over 20 million employers in the U.S., over 400,000 employers in Canada, Veterans job search database, over 250 million North America residents, over 30 million businesses, over 245 million global private businesses and global corporate family tree details.

Morningstar

Investment research

Value Line

Investment research.