Internet Resources - Business



Databases

  • Access Video On Demand
    Enjoy instant access to world-class documentaries, award-winning educational films, independent films, and helpful instructional videos. All you need is Internet access and a valid library card number! iPad, Android, PC and Mac friendly.
    Browse related subjects: Art, Business, Consumers, Do-It-Yourself, Education, Environment, Geography, History, Performing Arts, Philosophy, Recreation, Religion, Travel
  • Demographics Now
    With Demographics Now you can search for individuals, households, and companies by a variety of parameters. You can also find demographic reports by geographic range for information including income, housing, age, education, and consumer expenditures. See the tutorials center for instructions on how to run searches, create sales lead lists, generate demographics reports, search U. S. Census data, and more.
    Browse related subjects: Business, Companies, Directories
  • Morningstar
    Morningstar is an investment tool that offers accurate, up-to-date data on 35,000 stocks and funds, along with industry and market data. The database lets users build and test portfolio ideas online, and provides financial education through its Investing Classroom.
    Browse related subjects: Business, Companies, Statistics
  • Small Business Reference Center
    Provides up to date information on relevant topics from starting a company, operations management and sales to growing or rescuing a business. The database contains nearly 400 full-text periodicals and over 450 full-text reference books.
    Browse related subjects: Business
  • Value Line
    Value Line is a complete, multidimensional investment management solution that enables both new and experienced investors to make timely, better-informed decisions. It provides a wealth of in-depth financial information plus research, commentary, price projections, and advanced analytical tools.
    Browse related subjects: Business, Companies, Statistics

Recommended Websites

  • ALISON
    ALISON, or "Advance Learning Interactive Systems Online," is a free online learning resource for basic and essential workplace skills. ALISON provides high-quality, engaging, interactive multimedia courseware for certification and standards-based learning. The mission of ALISON is to enable anyone, anywhere, to educate themselves for free via interactive, self-paced multimedia.
    Browse related subjects: Business, Careers, Computers, Consumers, Do-It-Yourself, Education, Technology
  • BigCharts.com
    Great tool for investors. Operated by MarketWatch. Provides tools to create basic, advanced, and interactive mutual fund and stock charts. Includes current and historical quotes, industry and market data, news and analysis and screen tools for stocks listed on major exchanges.
    Browse related subjects: Business
  • Free Management Library
    A very comprehensive website with articles and other resources covering approximately 650 topics related to business management. Topics include the most important practices to start, develop, operate, evaluate and resolve problems in for-profit and nonprofit organizations. Each topic has additionally recommended books and related Library topics.
    Browse related subjects: Business
  • Get Human
    Find out the best way to contact more than 8,000 companies in 45 countries. The site tells you the fastest way to call any company, offers shortcuts through the phone maze, and average wait times for calls. They also provide the best company email addresses to use, executive email addresses, and list companies that prove chat and live help as well as call backs.
    Browse related subjects: Business, Consumers, Directories, People, Telephone
  • Investing for the Long Run
    A free guide with strategies and solutions to help you shape up your personal finances. Compliments of Santa Cruz Public Libraries and Morningstar Investment Research Center. An eBook in PDF format.
    Browse related subjects: Business, Finance, Investment

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