Articles and Databases - Business & Finance

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  • Bay Area Consumers’ Checkbook | (Center for the Study of Services)
    NEW! Nonprofit consumer organization providing information to help consumers make smarter choices. Checkbook surveys consumers and evaluates the quality and prices of local services and products. NOTE: If you are having trouble connecting to this resource, use this alternate URL.
  • Books24x7 | (Skillsoft)
    Library card number required.
    More than 13,500 full-text technology and business eBooks from 210 publishers, plus 25,000 IT & Desktop Video tutorials from industry experts.
  • Business Insights: Global | (Gale)
    Detailed company and industry profiles including SWOT reports, market share reports, and financial reports. Thousands of company histories and industry essays. Case studies, scholarly journals, and business news for deep research coverage of global economies.
  • Business Source Complete | (EBSCO)
    Definitive scholarly business database, providing the leading collection of bibliographic and full text content. Indexing and abstracts for the most important scholarly business journals dating back to 1886 are included. Searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,300 journals. FULL TEXT 1886 - current
  • Foundation Center | (Funding Information Network)
    Accessible only in the Main Library
    Access Foundation Center databases, directories, fundraising and philanthropy publications, and training resources through the national/international Funding Information Network.
  • GuideStar
    Current nonprofit data on more than 2.5 million organizations, including authoritative data from several IRS sources. (guidestar.org)
  • Kompass
    Accessible only in the Main Library
    Business to business directory of 1.6 million companies worldwide. Current
  • Lynda.com
    Library card number required.
    Video instruction from industry experts on business, software, technology, photography, social media, and creative skills.
  • Mergent Intellect
    Global resource of data on financial, corporate, and business data, as well as business news, demographic information, and employment. Also includes data from the D&B Million Dollar Database.
  • Mergent Online
    U.S. and international company financials, ratios, news, and annual reports. FULL TEXT 1990 - present
  • Morningstar
    Financial data on stocks, funds, and industries, with analyst reports, portfolio screenings, and other tools for making investment decisions. FULL TEXT Current
  • Pennies to Plans
    Five easy step-by-step modules to help you learn the financial essentials: budgeting, saving, credit, insurance, and retirement. Pennies to Plans is made possible by a grant from the FINRA Investor Education Foundation through: Smartinvesting@your library®, a partnership with the American Library Association. (PenniesToPlans.org)
  • Reference USA Directory | (Infogroup)
    U.S. business and residential telephone directories, with detailed business information. For “the white pages,” search the U.S. Consumers/Lifestyles database within ReferenceUSA. Download limit: 250. Current
  • Regional Business News | (EBSCO)
    Full text coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires covering U.S. metropolitan and rural areas. FULL TEXT 1988 - present
  • Safari Tech Books Online
    Note: Usage of this resource will be high at the start of the academic year. Sessions are likely to be unavailable during peak times.
    Instant online access to current eBooks covering technology, business, creative, and digital media. Accommodates 40 simultaneous users. FULL TEXT Current
  • Small Business Collection | (Gale)
    Insights, tips, strategies, and success stories from academic, general, professional, and trade publications, including 280 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals. FULL TEXT 1980 - 2010
  • Small Business Resource Center | (Gale)
    Learn how to start, finance, or manage your small business. Sample business plans, how-to guides, articles, and websites are included. FULL TEXT Current
  • Statista
    Accessible only in the Main Library
    Quantitative data and statistics from 21 market sectors, with data on over 80,000 topics from over 18,000 sources.
  • Treehouse
    First time users must sign up for a Treehouse account. Please allow 48 hours for requests to be processed.
    Online learning platform that teaches coding and web development skills, such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and PHP.
  • Value Line
    Find the latest financial information and ratings for various investments, including investment research on stocks, mutual funds, options and convertibles.
  • Wall Street Journal | (ProQuest)
    Access full text articles and abstracts from the Wall Street Journal. FULL TEXT 2010 - present
  • Weiss Ratings
    Financial strength ratings of banks, credit unions, and insurance companies; sovereign debt ratings; and investment ratings on the shares of publicly traded companies, mutual funds, closed-end funds, and ETFs. FULL TEXT
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