Business eResearch


Business Searching Interface

Business Searching Interface

Business Searching Interface,uid&custid=s9753525&profile=bsi

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...+"
Flash Tutorial: Business Searching

Small Business Resource Center

Small Business Reference Center,uid&profile=sbrc

"Small Business Reference Center offers readers a collection of state-specific resources supported with demographic data and other local information. Completing the database are business videos that provide critical information for business owners including interviews, "lessons learned" features, lectures and "how to" videos to help foster success in all aspects of managing a business."+”+

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"
"Whether you are a new business start-up, a growing company considering expanding in the state, a large corporation about to move or expand, or an international exporter seeking to increase distribution, New Jersey has key advantages to help your business grow."+ This portal includes Names

Business Periodical Databases


EBSCO #,uid&custid=s9753525&profile=ehost&defaultdb=f5h
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,uid&custid=s9753525&profile=ehost&defaultdb=bsh

“This business database provides full text for over 1,000 business publications. The rich collection of titles in Business Source Elite provides information dating back to 1985. More than 10,100 substantial company profiles from Datamonitor are also included. This database is updated on a daily basis.”+
*Temporarily access this database through Jersey Clicks

Business Source Premier,uid&custid=s9753525&profile=ehost&defaultdb=buh

“Business Source Premier is the industry’s most used business research database, providing full text for more than 2,300 journals, including full text for more than 1,100 peer-reviewed titles. This database provides full text back to 1886, . . . in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics. This database is updated daily.”+

Regional Business News,uid&custid=s9753525&profile=ehost&defaultdb=bwh
This database provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. This database is 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
"This rich trove of current and historical statistics on the countries of the world makes historical and cross-national comparisons easy. Plus, World Data Analyst allows users to create tables, charts, and even export the information to a spreadsheet . . . . Users can also link to country articles from the Britannica Concise Encyclopedia."+
Guided Tour

World Geography

World Geography and Culture Online - Facts on File

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

Business Images


Small Business and Entrepreneurship Images

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Look for Small Business and Entrepreneurship Images in top nav bar.

Business eBooks

Virtual Reference Library - Gale

Virtual Reference Library - Gale

  • Encyclopedia of Small Business. 2011.
  • Everyday Finance: Economics, Personal Money Management, and Entrepreneurship. 2008. 2 vols.

This virtual collection contains hundreds of reference titles on all subjects.
Video tutorials: Basic Search, Advanced Search and Print: Tip Sheet

Legal Forms

Legal Information Reference Center  

Legal Information Reference Center,uid&profile=image&defaultdb=lir
Look for collections arranged under general topic headings, such as "Business & Corporations," Money & Financial Planning," and "Patents, Copyrights & Trademarks."

Career Guides

Ferguson's Career Guidance 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!"
Guided Tour

Current News Service

NBC Archives on Demand

NBC Archives on Demand


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# = Databases provided by the New Jersey State Library