Whether you need a location for your next workshop, access to market research databases, or examples of sample business plans, APL can connect you to the tools you need to create and grow a successful business. Look to the top right under Resources For to find more information for your specific venture.
LinkedIn Learning by Lynda.com: Offers hundreds of trainings and thousands of hours of instruction presented by reliable industry experts on everything from general business software to marketing, design, networking, photography and music.
Access this resource through the library website or the Lynda.com app on your mobile device. (The LinkedIn Learning app does not work for library users at this time.) Choose Already a Lynda member and switch from the Individual to the Organization tab. Enter library.muni.org in the Web Portal box. When prompted, enter your library card number and pin.
Don't know your PIN? Reset your PIN or call 343-2975, and press 5.
*Not available to Temporary Card holders
Mergent Intellect: Market research, industry reports and demographics data and trends.
Small Business Reference Center: Business plan templates, industry forecasts and Alaska-specific startup information.
Business Source Premier: Company and industry profiles, market research reports and full-text business articles from academic journals.
Libraries Mean Business Podcast
In partnership with business development organizations across Alaska, Anchorage Public Library created a podcast series to help listeners learn more about their business resources and resources across the state. Listen to each episode to dive into a different business-related topic. Be sure to check out our resources for business owners, nonprofits and entrepreneurs.