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The Henry Waldinger Memorial Library subscribes to several online resources that can help with general research or homework assignments. In some cases, you will be asked to enter your library card barcode number which is located on the reverse side of your library card. In other cases, you will be asked to enter a password, which may be obtained at the Adult Reference Desk upon presentation of your library card.

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Business and Company ASAP (1980-           ) :Providing researchers with information on companies, markets and industries. From market trends, mergers and acquisitions to current management theory and company overviews. Access business and trade journals, newspapers and company directory profiles with full text and images. It is being offered to patrons through NOVEL, the New York State Statewide Database Project.
NOTE: You will be asked to enter the barcode number on your Henry Waldinger Memorial Library library card for access to the database.
 

Business and Company Resource Center : Business and Company Resource Center is a fully integrated resource bringing together company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, chronologies and periodicals. Search this database to find detailed company and industry news and information. It is being offered to patrons through NOVEL, the New York State Statewide Database Project.
NOTE: You will be asked to enter the barcode number on your Henry Waldinger Memorial Library library card for access to the database.

Gale Virtual Reference Library: Datebase features a wide variety of eBook reference titles from Thomson Gale, including:

  • Encyclopedia of Small Business
  • Gale Encyclopedia of E-Commerce
  • Business Plans Handbook
  • Company Profiles for Studies
  • Encyclopedia of Business and Finance

NOTE: You will be asked to enter the barcode number on your Henry Waldinger Memorial Library library card for access to the database.

Gale Virtual Reference Library - NOVEL is a database of encyclopedias, alamanacs, and specialized reference sources, including the following business reference titles:

  • Encyclopedia of Small Business
  • Gale Encyclopedia of E-Commerce
  • Business Plans Handbook

It is being offered to patrons through NOVEL, the New York State Statewide Database Project.
NOTE: You will be asked to enter the barcode number on your Henry Waldinger Memorial Library library card for access to this database.

General Business File ASAP    (1980 -         ) : Analyze company performance and activity, industry events and trends as well as the latest in management, economics and politics. Access to a combination of broker research reports, trade publications, newspapers, journals and company directory listings with full text and images available. It is being offered to patrons through NOVEL, the New York State Statewide Database Project.
NOTE: You will be asked to enter the barcode number on your Henry Waldinger Memorial Library library card for access to this database.
Investext Plus   (1982 - Present) : Investext Plus is the premier financial research database available today. Search this database to find investment, company and industry reports from over 500 brokers in North America, Europe, Asia/Pacific, Latin America, Africa and the Middle East. All company and industry reports are provided in full page PDF image.
NOTE: You will be asked to enter the barcode number on your Henry Waldinger Memorial Library library card for access to this database.
PROMT --  Predicast Overview of Markets and Technology  (2002 - Present) - Use this database to research companies, the products and technologies they produce, and the markets in which they compete. Includes summaries and full text from nearly 1,000 business and trade journals, industry newsletters, newspapers, market research studies, news releases, and investment and brokerage firm reports.
NOTE: You will be asked to enter the barcode number on your Henry Waldinger Memorial Library library card for access to this database.
ReferenceUSA -- Comprehensive database of nearly 15 million U.S. & Canadian businesses, with links to annual reports, 10-Ks & other SEC information.
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: You will be asked to enter the barcode number on your Henry Waldinger Memorial Library library card for access to this database.
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American Stock Exchange is a comprehensive resource for investors and issuers information on equities, market and historical data, etc. of the American Stock Exchange.
AnnualReports.com links to the home pages and annual reports of more than 2,200 companies traded on the U.S. stock exchanges, including most of the Fortune 500.
Bankrate.com is the Web's leading aggregator of financial rate information. Bankrate.com provides free rate information to consumers on more than 300 financial products, including mortgages, credit cards, new and used automobile loans, money market accounts, certificates of deposit, checking and ATM fees, home equity loans and online banking fees.
Edgar OnLine is a leading provider of value-added business and financial information on global companies to financial, corporate, and advisory professionals. The company makes its information and a variety of analysis tools available via online subscriptions and licensing agreements to a large user base.
Hoover's Inc. provides comprehensive company, industry, and market intelligence that drives business growth from its database of 12 million companies. Subscribers receive the most up-to-date business information in the industry.
Investor Relations Information Network - Annual Report Resource Center provides a single point of reference for accessing electronic annual reports considered by many investors to be the most valuable means of communication between a company and its shareholders. More than 13,200 current and historical annual reports are available for viewing and printing. In addition to providing free access to more electronic annual reports than any other site, IRIN offers other useful information, including company statistics and third-party data. IRIN is owned and operated by DST Systems, Inc. , a leading provider of information processing and computer software services and products for a broad range of institutions.
InvestorGuide.com was established by WebFinance Inc. to empower individual investors to take control of their finances and investments through the Internet by providing a guide designed to help them sort through all of the investing information on the Internet.
MarketWatch, Inc. is wholly-owned subsidiary of Dow Jones & Company, Inc . and is a leading provider of business news, financial information and analytical tools.
New York Stock Exchange provides information on companies listed on the NYSE for individual investors, market professionals, researcher, etc.
New York State Dept. of State Corporation and Business Entity Database includes business and not for profit corporations, limited partnerships, limited liability companies and limited liability partnerships, as well as other miscellaneous businesses registered with the New York State Dept. of State Division of Corporations.
SmartMoney.com is one of the best personal finance site, with savvy advice and tools for helping you make money decisions.
The Wall Street Journal Online provides global business and financial news. There are some free features each daily, but you must subscribe to access most articles, interactive features, and indepth reports.
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CareerBuilder.com is the fastest-growing recruitment and career-advancement source for employers, recruiters and job seekers. It provides for online recruiting and resume posting and there is access to classified ads of 45 daily newspapers.
CareerJournal.com is the Wall Street Journal's career site for executives, managers and professionals. The site's job database offers more than 100,000 available positions, including job listings in the CareerJournal National Network.
CareerZone is a free internet resource for students, educators, and job seekers from the New York State Department of Labor. CareerZone offers up-to-date career information on more than 900 occupations, with more than 400 videos that provide brief, visual introductions to careers and the world of work. Using a secure password, students can access advanced career exploration, self-assessment, and resume writing modules.
Job Smart: Career Guides : Learn about specific careers from an archaeologist to a travel agent.
Monster.com includes job listings, of course, but also offers services to help you land a job, including storing resumes and cover letters, taking a viritual interview, and getting e-mail alerts when jobs matching your criteria are listed.
Occupational Outlook Handbook is anationally recognized source of career information, designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work lives.  Revised every two years, the Handbook describes what workers do on the job, working conditions, the training and education needed, earnings, and expected job prospects in a wide range of occupations.
Salary.com offers free salary information by job titles and geographic location. Includes a comprehensive list of jobs, with a detailed description that lets you match up what you do with what you should be making. NOTE: Regional figures are based on estimates and can be unreliable.
United States Small Business Administration provides aid, counseling, assistance and protection of the interests of small businesses and by helping families and businesses recover from national disasters.

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