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AtoZ World Travel

Get information on major cities worldwide, including current news, info about currency, culture, language, electricity & phone, and other important information for travelers. 

Business Magazines from RBdigital

Complete full color magazines to read on your device or computer, including The Economist, Bloomberg Businessweek, Kiplinger's and Forbes.

Business Plans Handbook

Volumes 40-44. Actual business plans compiled by, and aimed at, entrepreneurs seeking funding for small businesses.

DemographicsNow

Find detailed demographic data about people and businesses and gain access to reports about purchasing shifts and trends.
Note: This eResource is not accessible to eLibrary Card members at this time.

Gale Business: Plan Builder

Turn your small business idea into reality using this set of planning, management, and analytical tools.

Gale Small Business Resource Center

Expand your knowledge of small businesses with this collection of articles from professional publications.

Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)

Search or browse eBooks on Business, Cooking & Food, Kids interest, and more!

Global Road Warrior

Get information on countries worldwide, including current news, info about currency, culture, language, electricity & phone, and other important information for business travelers and tourists.

JobNow & VetNow

Chat online with job search coaches regarding resume help, interview practice, and more. VetNow offers live help for navigating veteran resources and benefits.
Note: Live coaching is available daily 1:00 PM - 10:00 PM PST. Support materials are available 24/7.

Lynda.com

An online learning site that hosts a growing library of 3,000+ courses and 130,000+ videos. Videos are delivered by expert instructors on creative, business and technology topics.
Note: Lynda.com is not working with the eLibrary cards at this time. Please check back for more info soon.

PrivCo

Get business and financial data on non-publicly traded companies. Includes information about VC fundings, private equity deals, private mergers and acquisitions, and private market investors.

ReferenceUSA Business Directory

Access detailed directory information on millions of U.S. and Canadian businesses, including address, sales, headquarter and subsidiary information, and SIC and NAICS numbers. 

Rich's Online Directory (Bay Area)

Directory information for Bay Area companies.
Note: Rich's Bay Area is currently inaccessible and we're working on solving this as soon as possible.

Skillport 8i

Access eLearning videos and courses, and browser-based eBooks on business, coding, IT, and more, in this robust collection.

Small Business Reference Center

Full-text books from Nolo Press and other publishers, sample legal forms and videos on starting a company, operations management, sales, growing or rescuing a business.

Value Line Investment Survey

Access in-depth financial information, research, commentary, and analysis for stocks.

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