Holiday hours: The libraries will be closed on Veterans Day, Sunday, Nov. 11, as well as on Monday, Nov. 12. Regular hours resume on Tuesday, Nov. 13.

Business Resources

Business Resources

Business Resources

Online Databases

  • AtoZdatabases —Locate basic information on 24 million US business (additional modules on residential white pages, Canada, “lifestyles” marketing info and over 2 million job postings)
  • Gale’s Business Collection—Access articles from over 2500 magazines and journals as well as news sources and reference books
  • Gale’s Small Business Builder-A step-by-step online planning tool for starting, managing and optimizing a business or nonprofit.
  • See investment databases below.

 

Periodicals

The Library subscribes to the following print publications including:

  • Banker and Tradesman
  • Barron’s (available at the reference desk on the 2nd floor)
  • Best’s Review
  • Boston Business Journal
  • The Economist
  • Forbes
  • Fortune
  • Investor’s Business Daily (available at the reference desk on the 2nd floor)
  • Wall Street Journal
    • These magazines and newspapers are located in the Periodicals Reading Room.
    • Many more business publication are available online with Business Collection

 

Investment Resources

Online Databases

 

Periodicals

  • American Association of Individual Investors
  • Fidelity Monitor & Insight
  • The Kiplinger Letter
  • Kiplinger’s Personal Finance
  • Money
  • Moneyletter
  • Morningstar newsletters (Dividend Investor, Fund Investor, Stock Investor, ETF Investor)
  • Standard & Poor’s Outlook
  • Value Line Investment Survey (including Small and Mid-Cap)

 

Other Business Resources

  • Bankrate.com—loan rates, interest rates, bank and credit card comparisons
  • Bigcharts—provides historical quotes, stock rankings, charts and rankings by industry
  • Business.gov—the web site of the Small Business Administration provides information on all matters relating to small businesses: starting, financing, managing, obtaining government contracts, importing, etc.
  • Corporations Division (of Secretary of the Commonwealth)—search for corporations, trademarks and liens, file forms, get information on taxes, UCC regulations and other offices under the Secretary.
  • Kirstein Business Library—the business department of the Boston Public Library has an enormous collection of business resources—including business librarians.
  • Massachusetts Trial Court Libraries—17 court libraries serve the state. The website provides a range of resources including laws, rules, court information, databases, forms, court cases and more.
  • SCORE—connects entrepreneurs with experienced businesspeople for advice and mentorship
  • Thomasnet.com—provides access to hundreds of thousands of manufacturers, distributors and services for business and industry.

 

Social Media Marketing Resources

Books & eBooks available through WFL:

 

 

Other Social Media Marketing Resources:

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