The following links are premier databases and resources purchased by the Library or available to you through the Ohio Public Library Information Network. Please note that some premier databases require a library card to access from home.
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Business Insights Global
A fully integrated resource that combines an international perspective and research tools to access case studies, statistical data sources, news articles, academic journals and topical reference materials organized by country, company and industry. Click here for a Guided Tour of Business Insights Global.Business Source Premier
Provides full text for nearly 8,350 scholarly business journals and other sources. It covers all subject areas related to business, with some coverage dating as far back as 1922. A special feature is full text industry profiles (10-12 pages each) from DataMonitor, industry almanacs from Plunkett Research and industry yearbooks from Global Insight. Click here for a tutorial on Business Source Premier.D&B Million Dollar Database
Find potential customers and contacts from U.S. and international leading public and private businesses. Limit your search by specific geographic area, business type, sales volume, employee size and more. Company information includes addresses, phone and fax numbers, ticker symbols, key officers, company profiles, executive biographies, number of employees, sales, links to websites, etc. Click here for Home-Remote Access.DemographicsNow
Provides access to demographic data for all states that can generate maps and reports including information on consumer expenditures, population, income, race, housing, employment, and Mosaic cluster groups by various geographic breakdowns. The Business & People module provides a comprehensive business and residential reference and research tool for information on over 23 million businesses and over 206 million people and 35 million households.Gale Directory Library
A database of specialized directories on companies, publishers, associations, media and more. Because each library system creates its own eBook collection, the content you see may vary if you use the database at different library systems.Gale Virtual Reference Library
This is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. Because each library system creates its own eBook collection, the content you see may vary if you use the database at different library systems. Titles of especial note in YPL's eBook colection are Business Plans Handbook and Contemporary Authors.Small Business Collection
A great resource for business students and entrepreneurs. This compilation provides insights, tips, strategies and success stories. Users will find 250 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals, complemented by 6 eBook titles.Kroll Bond Ratings This database provides LACE quarterly credit ratings of financial institutions such as banks. Click on Login to search approximately 19,000 domestic and international financial institutions, title insurers, trust preferred security issues, and foreign country sovereign ratings.Local Market Audience Analyst Available as part of the Standard Rate & Data Service (SRDS). This database delivers accurate, up-to-date marketing and demographic information. You can search conveniently, create contact reports and obtain additional information with direct links to media kits and audit statements.Morningstar Investment Research Center
Tracks more than 20,000 stocks and funds, providing reports with 5-year stock price history, ratios, SEC filings, ownership data, and a written analysis. Click here for a complete User Guide, and click here for a Quick Guide.
Click here for Home-Remote Access.ReferenceUSABusiness, Health Care, Residential, Consumers/Lifestyles. This powerful source can quickly identify potential customers and contacts for over 12 million businesses. Search by specific geographic area, business type, sales volume or employee size. Click here for a ReferenceUSA tutorial.Regional Business News (EBSCO)
This database is updated daily and provides comprehensive full text coverage for 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.Standard & Poor's Net Advantage
Online access to S&P Stock Reports for publicly-traded companies listed on the New York, American, NASDAQ and regional stock exchanges.
Click here for Home-Remote Access.Standard Rate & Data Service The advertising resource for business publications, consumer magazines, direct marketing lists, newspapers, radio, TV and cable including detailed ad rates, dates and contact data. Search six different media databases as well as the Local Market Audience Analyst, a handy marketing and demographic database.