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Our business databases are here to assist you with your research and general business needs.  Gale's Business Collection 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.

AtoZdatabases is the premier reference and marketing database marketed to libraries throughout the U.S. This simple, user-friendly, web-based solution provides details on every business and every household within the U.S.

The library also has online Morningstar and Value Line subscriptions. 

Local Business Resources

Cambridge Chamber of Commerce 

City of Cambridge Economic Development Division

Massachusetts Corporations Division 

Massachusetts Small Business Development Center Network "Starting a Business" site

New England Economic Indicators 

Useful Links

Help track your stock investments with this handy tool. Includes historical quotes, too.

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.

Kiplinger Resource Center
Timely, trusted personal finance advice and business forecasts.

Motley Fool
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!

Dow Jones and Company Market Watch