Business Resources

Starting a new business? Expanding one? These resources from the library will help you stay on top of trends and opportunities.

Library Resources

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Business Insights: Global
A fully integrated resource bringing together company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, chronologies and periodicals.
Access demographic reports and maps on any geography – or compare multiple geographies - for information including income, housing, race, age, education, retail spending, consumer expenditures, businesses and more.
First Research (in-library use only)
Industry profiles which include industry overview, recent developments, business challenges, trends and opportunities, executive insight, call preparation questions, financial information, industry ratio's, industry forecast and rating, web links and acronyms.
Gale Business: Entrepreneurship
Search this resource to learn how to start, finance or manage your small business. Resources include sample business plans, how to guides, articles and websites.
Gale Courses
Online instructor-led courses from the comfort of your home or office include computer applications, business topics, and accounting.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
A collection of encyclopedias, dictionaries, and other business reference sources available to you from home, school or work.
Hospitality, Tourism & Leisure Collection
Content from over 500 industry journals, covering both the historical and current state of affairs in the hospitality and tourism field.
Legal-Forms Oregon
Provides a wide selection of state-specific (and multi-state) legal forms across the most popular legal areas including articles of incorporation, contracts, management and more.
LexisNexis Library Express
Business news and information on over 80 million companies.
Select from a broad range of technology, business, and professional video tutorials ranging from one to thirty minutes long. In addition, self-paced learning paths guide students through courses with a comprehensive goal.
Morningstar Investment Research Center
Morningstar Investment Research Center helps you make smart investment decisions. Find a stock or fund to meet your needs, research current or prospective holdings, or see how your investments fit together.
Value Line
Whether you’re a beginning investor or a veteran looking for high-impact ideas, Value Line can position you for financial success quickly and easily.

Web Resources

Everything you need to know about doing business in Oregon. – Business & Industry
Business and economic data from the U.S. Census.
THE place to find and apply for Federal grants.
The official National Information Clearinghouse of the U.S. Small Business Administration.
Small Business Trends
An award-winning online publication for small business owners, entrepreneurs and the people who interact with them. It is one of the most popular independent small business publications on the web.
U.S. Small Business Administration
This independent agency of the federal government provides aid, counsel, assistance and protection regarding the interests of small businesses.

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