Business, Careers & Law
Investing, Market Research, Demographics, Company Info
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Business & Market Research, Demographics
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Business Insights: Global For business professionals, entrepreneurs, students, and general researchers, Gale Business Insights: Global delivers comprehensive international business intelligence, compiled into a logical, useable context.
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Community Assessment Project (CAP) In-depth annual survey focusing on quality of life in Santa Cruz County.
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Demographics Now Find people, businesses, and demographic data.
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Get Human How to contact more than 8,000 companies in 45 countries.
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GreenFile Information on environmental concerns.
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RAND The RAND Corporation is a nonprofit institution that helps improve policy and decisionmaking through research and analysis.
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Reference USA Business and residential phone and address directory.
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Santa Cruz City Business License Database Businesses licensed within the City of Santa Cruz.
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Santa Cruz County Statistics Links to a full range of demographic, economic, health, and other statistics for Santa Cruz County. Created and maintained by SCPL Librarians.
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Santa Cruz Economic Development Connects you to the resources you need to get your business started or to grow.
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Small Business Reference Center This database offers exclusive full text for many top consumer small business reference books, as well as the necessary tools and instructions to address a wide-range of small business topics. In addition, it provides business videos, a help and advice section, and information on how to create business plans.
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Starting a Business in Santa Cruz County Complete guide to starting a business in Santa Cruz, with links and contact information.
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Statista Provides companies, business customers, research institutions, and the academic community with direct access to quantitative data on media, business, finance, politics, and a wide variety of other areas of interest or markets.
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Books 24x7 IT Pro Books 24x7 IT Pro offers a robust collection of ebooks, videos and instructional content to support your computer learning needs. Stay up to date with software productivity tools, graphic design software, database management and networking, and more.
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Career Center (LearningExpress) Prepare for a career exam, explore occupations, and improve your workplace skills
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Community Information Database: Employment List of employment resources maintained by the Santa Cruz Public Libraries.
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JobNow A unique service that features expert resume assistance, live interview preparation and career coaching. Users can draw from a carefully-selected library of interview tips, resume templates, career assessments, and other valuable resources.
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SantaCruzJobs.com Local job listings.
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Testing and Education Reference Center For high school, to college and beyond. The site offers practice tests and courses, information on over 4,000 accredited schools, scholarship search tools, a resume builder, career models, and more. Includes Citizenship.
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Webucator Webucator provides many online self-paced courses on Web Development, Microsoft, Adobe, Java and more, completely free for our library cardholders. To register for a course: 1) Go to the Self-paced Courses page. 2) Browse through the courses and select a course you are interested in. 3) Click the Register Now button under "Self-paced 24/7 Training." 4) Fill out your information. 5) In the Payment box, at the bottom, select "Webucator Vouchers" and enter the voucher number 9440246. 6) Click Register. After filling out the registration form, you will receive email instructions for logging in and accessing your course.
Investing
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Morningstar Investment information on stocks, bonds, and mutual funds.
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Value Line Investment research on companies, industries, and markets.
Law
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California Courts Self Help How to resolve disputes in or out of court.
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City of Santa Cruz Municipal Code Arranged by titles and keyword searchable.
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Copyright Alliance A one-stop shop for copyright information, including resources on copyright law; issues and policy; education; and how to find a copyright attorney, creator services, or a copyright owner, as well as news and events.
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County of Santa Cruz Municipal Code Arranged by titles and keyword searchable.
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LawDepot Legal forms and resources.
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LawHelpCA.org LawHelpCA is California's official and free legal resource with information about common legal issues, written by reputable sources on 16 general topics and over 140 specific subtopics. LawHelpCA contains an updated directory of legitimate and pre-screened organizations that offer free or low-cost legal advice and representation.
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Legal Information Reference Center This Premium Research Site is provided to County Residents by the Santa Cruz County Law Library. It offers the everyday user the necessary tools and detailed "how-to" instructions to independently address a wide-range of legal issues from many publishers, including NOLO.
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Local Ballot Measures Full text and results compiled by SCPL.