Business eResearch


             Business Searching Interface

Business Searching Interface

Business Searching Interface

This search tool allows you to research
Regional Business News, Business Source Premier, and News by:

Company Profiles: Datamonitor companies...
Country Reports: Economics, political background
Industry Profiles: Overview, market value...
Market Research Reports: Market insight, emerging trends...+"

Small Business Resource Center

Small Business Reference Center

A "
collection of state-specific resources supported with demographic data and other local information. . . .business videos that provide critical information for business owners including interviews, "lessons learned" features, lectures and "how to" videos . . ."+

New Jersey Business Research Guide

 New Jersey State Library
New Jersey State Library: Research Guides: Business #

A guide to researching business information using the databases the NJ State Library provides:

New Jersey Business Portal

Business Action Center

Business Action Center - NJ's Business Portal #
"One Stop Shopping for Business"

"New Jersey has key advantages to help your business grow."+ 

Business Periodical Databases


EBSCO # indexes, provides abstracts, and many full-text articles from more than 2,000 magazines and journals.  Databases for business information include:

Business Source Elite
Articles from “over 1,000 business publications.... dating back to 1985. More than 10,100 substantial company profiles from Datamonitor are included, updated on a daily basis.”+
*Temporary access to this database through Jersey Clicks

Regional Business News
. . .full text coverage for regional business publications, incorporat[ing] coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all areas within the U.S., updated on a daily basis."+

New Jersey Periodical Databases


JerseyClicks #

In addition to Business Source Premiere, Regional Business News, and Small Business Resource Center input your public library card number to access:

  • ReferenceUSA  “Detailed, current directory information on millions of U.S. Businesses, U.S. residents, U.S. healthcare providers, etc. “
  • Job and Career Accelerator  “…create resumes and cover letters, learn interviewing techniques, prepare for related exams, and access job listings.”+

World Business Data

World Data Analyst

World Data Analyst

"Statistics on the countries of the world make historical and cross-national comparisons easy, [allowing]users to create tables, charts, and even export the information to a spreadsheet."+

World Geography & Culture

World Geography and Culture Online 

"A global approach to facilitate the study of countries, places, peoples, and geography concepts and skills."+


Business eBooks

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Gale Virtual Reference Library 

Encyclopedia of Small Business.

  • Everyday Finance: Economics, Personal Money Management, and Entrepreneurship. 2008. 2 vols.

This virtual collection contains hundreds of reference titles on all subjects.

Legal Forms

Legal Information Reference Center  

Legal Information Reference Center

Collections arranged under general topic headings, such as "Business & Corporations," Money & Financial Planning," and "Patents, Copyrights & Trademarks."

Career Guides

Fergusen's Career Center

Ferguson's Career Guidance Center

"Provides detailed profiles of more than 3,300 jobs and 94 industries, invaluable advice on career skills, more than 55,000 resource entries, and much more!"



+ = Annotations provided by vendor

# = Databases provided by the New Jersey State Library