Saturday, September 21, 2013

Don’t Pay, It’s Free @ Your Library

Are you opening a new business? Looking to grow your business? Writing a report for business class? Take a look at these free library resources:

GALE INFOTRAC Business Insights: Essentials 
A fully integrated resource bringing together company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, chronologies and periodicals. Search this database to find detailed company and industry news and information.

An easy to navigate database designed to help you reach your investment goals. It’s a one-stop tool for collecting financial information, getting reliable portfolio analysis, learning about investment options, and getting the most up-to-date financial news commentary. Data is provided on over 14,500 stocks, 24,800 mutual funds, 1500 exchange traded funds, and 700 closed end funds. It also provides reports on over 3500 securities, offering in-depth background and analyst opinions on top investments.
Note: This resource can only be used by one patron at a time, so if it is not available when you attempt to login please try again at a later time.  Please also remember to click "End Session" when leaving the site to allow for maximum sharing of this resource.

ReferenceUSA
The premier source of business and residential information for reference and research.  Used by entrepreneurs, businesses, students, job-seekers or anyone wanting access to information on over 24 million U.S. Businesses, over 263 million U.S. Consumers, U.S. New Businesses, U.S. New Movers/New Homeowners, U.S. Health Care, Canadian Businesses and Canadian Residents in an easy to search format.  Data can be searched, viewed, printed, downloaded, charted and graphed.

The ProQuest Los Angeles Times Online offers complete full-text content from 1985 to present of local and regional news. 

Click here for access to these databases. A library card is required for access to these databases. Enter your library barcode in CAPS to login. A password is not required. If you don’t have a library card, please stop by the Library to apply for a card today.

If you are finding it difficult to extract information from these databases stop by the Adult Reference desk today. A librarian is ready guide you through the process. A ReferenceUSA class will also be taught next week, September 25, 2013 @ 6:30pm. Call (626) 821-5569 to sign-up.


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