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ReferenceUSA Provides information on over 25 million businesses and over 270 million consumers. Business data includes company name, location, industries, size, year established, names of owners and executives. Consumer data includes name, location, estimated home values and household incomes.
Small Business Reference Center - Contains more than 450 full-text reference books and nearly 400 full-text periodicals that provide detailed “how-to” instructions to address small business topics, such as buying and selling a business, managing employees, writing business plans, and understanding legal information
Legal Forms - Provides a wide selection of legal forms across the most popular legal areas. Includes real estate contracts, wills, pre-marital agreements, bankruptcy, divorce, landlord tenant and many others. Also included is a comprehensive attorney state directory and a dictionary of legal definitions.
Business Abstracts with Full Text - Offers full-text articles from hundreds of key publications, and provides access to product evaluations, interviews, biographical sketches, corporate profiles, statistical rankings and more.
Business Source Complete - Searchable cited references provided for more than 1,300 journals in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance, and economics.
Legal Collection Containing full text for more than 300 of the world's most respected, scholarly law journals, this database is an authoritative source for information on current issues, studies, thoughts and trends of the legal world.
Legal Information Reference Center - Offers everyday users the necessary tools and detailed how-to instructions covering a wide-range of legal issues. A majority of the full-text legal reference books are provided through Nolo, the nation’s oldest and most respected provider of legal information for consumers and small businesses.
Regional Business News - Provides full text for more than 80 regional US and Canadian business publications
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