Business Directories

The Main Library 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

Reference Solutions (Data Axle)

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. Formerly ReferenceUSA Directory (InfoGroup).

Mergent Intellect

Access to private and public U.S and international business data, industry news, facts and figures, executive contact information, the ability to access industry profiles, and much more.

Mergent Online

U.S. and international company financials, ratios, news, and annual reports.

Foundation Center Directory Online by Candid

Due to the library closures, Candid is offering temporary access to Foundation Directory Online Essential to anyone from home. No library card number required.

Access Foundation Directory Online and Grants to Individuals Online, as well as fundraising and philanthropy publications and training resources through the national/international Funding Information Network.


Current nonprofit data on more than 2.5 million organizations, including authoritative data from several IRS sources. (External link: