Business and Investment Tools

business toolsWhether you're researching competitors, preparing for a job interview, investigating a potential business opportunity or making investment decisions, company, industry and investment research can be critical.





Business & Investments

Gale Business Insights: Essentials

Business Insights: Offers information, full-text articles, and statistical data about companies and industries for business owners, marketing professionals, investors, and students.

Gale Business Insights

Data Axle

Data Axle is a robust tool that offers up-to-date data for business and residential information plus mapping and visualization features. Locate companies, find jobs and business opportunities, track down addresses and phone numbers, research market trends, and assemble data for business-related analysis. 

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The Weiss Financial Rating Series provides:

⦁    Details on stocks, bonds, mutual funds, and exchange traded funds.

⦁    Strength ratings for banks, credit unions, and insurance companies

⦁    Information about Medicare Supplemental insurance – specifically Medigap – with comparisons on rates and plan benefits

⦁    Links to e-book titles on Financial topics of all kinds, such as:
⦁    Consumer Guides
⦁    Planning for the Future
⦁    How to Become an Investor
⦁    Financial Literacy Basics

⦁    Articles from Weiss Ratings on timely investment, banking, and insurance topics.

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Instant access to the magazines you know and love in an easy-to-read digital format. All you need is your Library card!

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Environmental Information

environmental studies

ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES focuses on the study of sustainability and the environment. It provides news, background information, video, commentaries, primary source documents and statistics in relevant topic areas such as energy systems, healthcare, food, climate change, population, economic development, etc.

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Investment Resources

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