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Business & Entrepreneurship

Business & Entrepreneurship Research Materials

ProQuest ABI/INFORM

ABI/INFORM Global

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Business magazines and journals covering a variety of subject areas including financial, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, and more.

 

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AtoZ databases

AtoZdatabases

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Premier Reference and Marketing Database including 30 million business profiles & 220 million residents. Ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, or finding friends and relatives.

 

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Busines Source Premier

Business Source Premier

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Features full text and searchable cited references for top journals covering a variety of business disciplines. Includes Marketline SWOT Company Profiles and The Harvard Business Review.

 

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CFRA

CFRA

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Independent research firm offering high-quality research solutions including industry surveys, stock reports, fund reports, S&P research and The Outlook Newsletter.

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Gale Business Insights Global

Gale Business Insights: Global

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Research and analyze companies, industries, and economies around the world. Featuring robust data sets, industry essays, Plunkett reports, company histories, case studies, market share reports, and SWOT reports.

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Gale Business DemographicsNow

Gale Business: DemographicsNow

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Geographic-based demographic information perfect for business and marketing plans, including Consumer Expenditure, Simmons and Mosaic reports.

 

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Gale Business Entrepreneurship

Gale Business: Entrepreneurship

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Industry research, business plans, financial planning, marketing and franchising information for business owners. Great source for business planning.

 

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Gale Directory Library

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Use at Home? Yes

Description: Directories include: Ward’s Business Directory, the Encyclopedia of Associations, the Consultants and Consulting Organizations Directory, the Encyclopedia of Business Information Sources, and the Gale Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media.

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Gale LegalForms

Gale LegalForms

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Illinois Legal Forms includes thousands of business, personal, litigation and federal forms.

 

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Check Illinois Instant Online Background Checks

Illinois Public Records

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Source for public records in the Chicago suburbs, including real estate transfers, foreclosures, business licenses and incorporations. Check Illinois is their free background check service or choose more specific records databases if you know exactly what you’re looking for.

 

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Mergent Archives

Mergent Archives

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Vast, indexed collection of back issues of corporate and industry related documents going back to the beginning of several key Mergent publications including the Million Dollar Directory, municipal manuals, and key business ratios.

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Mergent Intellect

Mergent Intellect

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Coupling Mergent’s expertise in developing products for the reference marketplace with D&B®’s Hoover’s™private company database, Mergent Intellect offers new and existing clients a unique opportunity to access private and public U.S and international business data, industry news, facts and figures, executive contact information, the ability to access industry profiles and much more.

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Morningstar

Morningstar

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Find a stock or mutual fund, research current or prospective holdings, read analysts’ reports, and see ratings, financial reports, valuation ratios, and key ratios.

 

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Thomas

Thomas Register of Manufacturers

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Lists hundreds of thousands of businesses in North America.

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Value Line

Value Line

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Information and advice on over 6,000 stocks, 18,000 mutual funds, 200,000 options and other securities.

 

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Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Access The Wall Street Journal from anywhere! Use our link to sign up for a free WSJ.com account (if you don’t already have one) and redeem a code for a complimentary 3-day subscription. At the end of three days, come back for another code, as many times as you need.

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Weiss Raitings

Weiss Ratings

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Online listing of the trusted Weiss guides to stocks, mutual funds and exchange-traded funds (ETFs), banks, credit unions and insurance companies. Also contains the valuable Medigap tool detailing Medicare supplemental insurance options and Financial Literacy Basics guides about budgeting, paying off student loans, opening bank and investement accounts, and other key finanical skills.

 

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Winmo

Winmo

Use at Home? Yes

Description: All the great advertising resources you loved from Redbooks, with the added strength of Winmo, bringing you even more advertising industry information to improve decision making. Includes email addresses for individuals at companies with national advertising or advertising agencies.

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