Business Directories

The Main Library of SFPL maintains an extensive collection of business directories that covers private and public companies in the United States and other parts of the world.  Most of these directories are located on the 4th Floor of the Main Library for reference (in-library use) only.

Here are a few examples of our business directories in print:

Online Databases


Business to business directory of 19 million companies worldwide. If you are accessing this resource outside the library, click here.

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 nonprofit data on more than 2.5 million organizations, including authoritative data from several IRS sources.