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Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Reference Center (EBSCO)

Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery Reference Center is a full-text database designed to support continuity experts and information professionals. It covers all aspects of business continuity and disaster recovery (BC/DR), including risk evaluation, emergency preparedness and crisis communications. 

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Business Databases from EBSCO

One search box provides access to Sustainability Reference Center (EBSCO), Business Abstracts with Full Text (EBSCO H.W. Wilson) Business Source Complete (EBSCO) Regional Business News (EBSCO). Find coverage of sutainability initiative management, product evaluations, corporate profiles, interviews, biographical sketches and statistical rankings and full-text articles from scholarly business journals.

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Business Plans Handbook

Over 40 volumes of actual business plans compiled by, and aimed at, entrepreneurs seeking funding for small businesses in North America. Includes business-plan templates, fictional business plans, and listings of organizations, agencies, and consultants, plus glossaries and bibliographies.

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Data Axle: Reference Solutions (ReferenceUSA)

Data Axle: Reference Solutions (also known as ReferenceUSA) database is a national residential and business directory, perfect for finding new customers or researching an industry. The business listings are comprised of over 65 million US business records, 297 million US Historical business records and 4 million New Business records (a total of over 356 million US business records). Also included are over 2.5 million job postings, 297 million consumer records in Consumer Lifestyle, 1.8 million Canadian Business records, 1.2 million Healthcare records and 15 million New Movers/Homeowners records.

The detailed company information includes company name, address, phone, executive contact name and title, employee size, sales volume, SIC codes, NAICS codes, credit ratings, business type, location type, news information, 10-K’s and more. With 45 customized search options and downloading and printing capabilities, users can create lists for marketing, building a business plan, researching career opportunities, and much more.  Users have the ability to download and print the lists. 

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Foundation Directory Online (FDO) Quick Start

FDO Quick Start is a free online resource from Foundation Directory Online by Candid.  Click on “Get Started Now” and create an account to be able to look up information on any U.S. foundation on your prospect list. Find the foundation you're looking for by name, EIN, location, and assets or giving range. Search the IRS Forms 990 and 990-PF for those funders by those facets or by keyword.

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Magazine and Newspaper Full-Text Databases from EBSCO

One search box provides access to EBSCO’s Academic Search Complete, MasterFILE Complete, and Newspaper Source Plus. Find full-text articles and abstracts from more than 1800 general interest magazines and multi-disciplinary scholarly journals, plus full text for many regional, national and international newspapers and television & radio news transcripts.

Consumer Reports & Consumer Reports Buying Guides can be accessed through this service.

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ReferenceUSA- Data Axle: Reference Solutions

ReferenceUSA (Data Axle: Reference Solutions) database is a national residential and business directory, perfect for finding new customers or researching an industry. The business listings are comprised of over 65 million US business records, 297 million US Historical business records and 4 million New Business records (a total of over 356 million US business records). Also included are over 2.5 million job postings, 297 million consumer records in Consumer Lifestyle, 1.8 million Canadian Business records, 1.2 million Healthcare records and 15 million New Movers/Homeowners records.

The detailed company information includes company name, address, phone, executive contact name and title, employee size, sales volume, SIC codes, NAICS codes, credit ratings, business type, location type, news information, 10-K’s and more. With 45 customized search options and downloading and printing capabilities, users can create lists for marketing, building a business plan, researching career opportunities, and much more.  Users have the ability to download and print the lists. 

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Small Business Reference Center (EBSCO)

Small Business tips concerning such topics as buying and selling a business, supervising employees and creating business plans. Search more than 450 full-text reference books and 400 full-text periodicals. 

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Value Line Research Center

Includes the following Value Line publications covering stocks, mutual funds, options and convertible securities as well as special-situation stocks: The Value Line Investment Survey - Plus, Ratings & reports, Selection & Opinion, Summary & Index, The Value Line Investment Survey - Small and Mid-Cap Edition, The Value Line Mutual Fund Survey, The Value Line Daily Option Survey, The Value Line Special Situations Service, The Value Line Convertibles Survey, and Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs).

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