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Business Resources

  • Business Source Premier
    • Log in using your 14-digit library card number.
    • Company and industry profiles, market research reports and more.
  • BusinessUSA
    • A free, one-stop-shop for all government programs that offer resources to small business owners. Includes resources for starting a small business, hiring, taxes, financing and more.
  • College of DuPage Small Business Development Center
    • Entrepreneurs and small business owners can obtain the needed advising in management, marketing, financial and operations. 
  • Company Histories
    • Funding Universe
      • Company histories sourced form The International Directory of Company Histories.
    • Company-Histories
      • Company histories sourced form The International Directory of Company Histories as well as directly from the companies themselves.
  • LegalForms
    • Log in using your 14-digit library card number.
    • Access dozens of state-specific, customizable legal forms, including documents for franchises, incorporation, business sales and more.
  • ReferenceUSA
    • Log in using your 14-digit library card number.
    • Business information including annual reports, management directories, sales volume, and more.
  • SCORE
    • SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship. 
  • ThomasNet
    • Manufacturing and product sourcing Information previously found in print through the Thomas Register.
  • U.S. Small Business Administration
    • Tools to plan and launch your small business.