Business Resources

Business Resources

Business Resources

Online Databases

  • Business Insight: Essentials—Company and industry information and the tools to analyze and compare them.
  • 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
  • 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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