Our business databases are here to assist you with your research and general business needs. General BusinessFile ASAP researches all business and management topics and includes directory listings for over 150,000 companies as well as investment analysts' reports on major companies and industries. The search box below also searches the Encyclopedia of Business and Finance and the Encyclopedia of Small Business, courtesy of Gale Virtual Reference Library. SEARCH:
If you need to find even more business information you can try Oxford Reference Online: Premium Collection. Its business and economics sources include the dictionaries of Accounting, Business and Management, Economics, Finance and Banking, Human Resource Management, Statistics, and the Handbook of International Financial Terms.
Finally, there is ReferenceUSA. ReferenceUSA is your one stop source for finding out information about a specific business, particularly information such as its corporate structure, number of employees, and other statistical information. Its listings include nearly 14 million U.S. businesses, searchable by name, yellow page heading, SIC code, zip code, estimate sales volume, and more.
The library also has online Morningstar and Value Line subscriptions.
Local Business Resources
Cambridge Chamber of Commerce
Massachusetts Corporations Division
Massachusetts Small Business Development Center Network
Mass.gov "Starting a Business" site
New England Economic Indicators
Help track your stock investments with this handy tool. Includes historical quotes, too.
Bonds – FINRA
An excellent resource for current bond information.
Writing a business plan starts here.
Center for Women & Enterprise
Dedicated resources for helping women start and grow their own business.
Security and Exchange commission filings and forms.
Provides a variety of online resources for the budding entrepreneur or the experienced one.
A handy glossary for commonly used investor terms and definitions.
Kiplinger Resource Center
Timely, trusted personal finance advice and business forecasts.
An economic information portal for librarians and students.
Information on how to get started in investing, and how to manage your funds once you do.
New York Stock Exchange
Up to the minute information on stock trading.
A variety of resources for small business and entrepreneurs to help their businesses grow and thrive.
SBA.Gov (Small Business Administration)
Information on loan, grants, starting a small business, contracting and much more.
U.S. Census Bureau
Provides a wealth of statistical information to help determine the business needs of any community.
There’s an App For That!
Real Time Stock Exchanges
Great Piggy Bank Adventure
Brought to you by Disney, adults and children will learn money management techniques through this fun online game and adventure.
Value Investing 101
Improve your investing skills, build your portfolio and grow your wealth.
Dow Jones and Company Market Watch