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Databases:

Business Decision
This database, reporting and mapping service combines extensive consumer household, market segmentation and demographic data with GIS mapping technology.
Business Insights: Essentials Included in Research Pro search
Provides company, industry and investment reports as well as hundreds of business periodical articles, market share data and company histories. Formerly called Business & Company Resource Center.
Gale Directory Library
A full-text, keyword searchable version of the Gale Encyclopedia of Associations.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
A collection of printed reference resources that you can search online. Includes Business Plans Handbook and How Products Are Made.
Job & Career Accelerator
Get detailed information on occupations that suit your interests. Access current job listings from over 5 million job postings collected from major job boards. Create professional resumes and cover letters, master interviewing and networking techniques, and more.
Morningstar Investment Research Center
Provides access to data and analysis on stocks, mutual, exchange-traded, and closed-end funds or obtain data on a particular industry. Includes screening tools, portfolio analysis, and educational features.
Reference USA Business
This directory of nearly 14 million U.S. and Canadian businesses includes address, phone, contact person, sales and number of employees.
Reference USA Canadian Business
Search this database of 1.3 million Canadian businesses.
Reference USA Canadian Residential
Search this database of 12 million Canadian households.
Reference USA Health Care
Search this directory of 835,000 physicians and dentists in the United States.
Reference USA New Businesses
Find listings of the over 50,000 new businesses started in the United States each week.
Reference USA New Homeowners
Updated weekly, this database lists new homeowners across the United States.
Reference USA New Movers
With over 300,000 new movers each week, this database can help you locate movers by geography, moving distance and more.
Reference USA White Pages
A directory of over 120 million US households with listed phone numbers. Information is available 8 to 12 weeks after it appears in phone company records.
Value Line
Access to Value Line's leading publications covering stocks, mutual funds, options and convertible securities, as well as special situation stocks.
Wall Street Journal Included in Research Pro search
(Eastern edition) Indexing and full-text articles from 1984 to the present. Excludes advertisements, digest of earnings table, dividends table, foreign currency exchange, futures prices and stock tables.

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Sites selected by the information experts at the Library...

  • CNN Money
    Provides market information and business news and is the online home of "Fortune" and "Money" magazines.
  • Forbes.com
    Contains news on business, finance, economics and politics.
  • Google Finance
    Provides stock quotes and charts, along with financial news, and allows to you to create a personalized stock portfolio.
  • SBA.gov
    The official website of the U.S. Small Business Administration, dedicated to providing support for small businesses.
  • Yahoo! Finance
    Provides stock quotes, market news and portfolio management resources.

Springfield SCORESCORE provides resources and expertise to maximize the success of existing and emerging small businesses. SCORE counselors are experienced business owners and managers who volunteer their time, experience and knowledge to help existing and potential small business owners achieve success.

Missouri Small Business & Technology DevelopmentThe Small Business and Technology Development Center provides training, products and solutions to help small businesses and entrepreneurs become successful. Their services are focused on helping businesses that will have a positive impact on the local economy.

The eFactoryThe eFactory is a technology-focused entrepreneurship center and business incubator designed to assist start-up and growth in new small businesses and continuing education and training in mature organizations. The eFactory houses the eFactory Business Incubator, the Small Business and Technology Development Center, the Management Development Institute, Springfield Angel Network, Springfield Innovation, Inc., the Procurement Technical Assistance Center, Missouri Enterprise and SCORE.

Edward Jones Center for Entrepreneurship Edward Jones Center for Entrepreneurship at Drury University provides entrepreneurs with support to help them create new businesses. For employees of existing businesses, they provide tools to refresh and reinvent their organizations.

Springfield Area Chamber of CommerceThe Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce is an organization made up of business and professional people dedicated to improving the local economy. They serve as an advocate for business in Springfield, and provide support and assistance for local companies. They have an extensive list of Small Business Resources on their website, including a Starting a Business in Springfield, MO guide [pdf].

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