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Business Resources

  • Business Source Complete
    • We've upgraded this resource from Business Source Premier to Business Source Complete! This includes full text business journals and magazines, covering marketing, management, accounting, banking, finance and more. 
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    • 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
  • Legal Information Reference Center
    • An online database designed to assist the general public in legal matters of all kinds. It includes exclusive full text for many top consumer legal reference books, as well as thousands of legal forms. 
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  • Reference Solutions (Formerly ReferenceUSA)
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    • Business and Consumer listings to help small businesses, marketers, researchers, and job seekers.
    • Business information including annual reports, management directories, sales volume, and more.
    • If unable to access Reference Solutions remotely using Google Chrome™, please try using a different internet browser. The most recent version of Chrome has been known to cause access issues.
    • Video tutorial
  • SCORE
    • SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship. 
  • Small Business Reference Center
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    • Full text for many top consumer small business reference books, as well as tools to address many small business topics.
      Includes business videos, a help and advice section and details on how to create business plans.
  • 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.