Business

These online resources are great place to begin your business research.

Can’t find what you’re looking for? Try searching the catalog or asking a librarian.

Free With BPL ECard AtoZDatabases

AtoZdatabases is a reference and marketing database that includes 30 million business profiles, 220 million residents, 1.1 Million Healthcare Professionals, and much more. It is ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, and tracking down hard to find phone numbers and addresses.

Provided by the Boston Public Library and available for free with a BPL eCard. Individuals who live in, own property in, or commute to work in Massachusetts may register for an eCard.

Free State Wide Business Essentials: Insights

Business and Company Resource Center is a fully integrated resource bringing together company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, chronologies and periodicals. Search this electronic resource to find detailed company and industry news and information.

Free for all Massachusetts residents. Provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners and the Massachusetts Library System.

Free State Wide Gale Business Collection

Use Business Collection to search nearly 4,000 leading business & trade publications including content from Predicasts Overview of Markets & Technology (PROMT), a premier multi-industry database covering broad international coverage of over sixty manufacturing and services industries useful for competitive intelligence, as well as international company profiles and all business and management topics.

Free for all Massachusetts residents. Provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners and the Massachusetts Library System.

Free With BPL ECard Mergent Online (includes the D&B Million Dollar Database)

A valuable source of information on both privately held and public companies and their executives. Offers up to 35 searchable fields such as company size and sales, business type and age, and contact criteria. Includes specialty information such as executive name lists and president biographies.

Provided by the Boston Public Library and available for free with a BPL eCard. Individuals who live in, own property in, or commute to work in Massachusetts may register for an eCard.

Free With BPL ECard Value Line

Value Line provides a vast array of financial measures for over 6,000 stocks, 18,000 mutual funds, 200,000 options, and other securities. Delve into Value Line’s accurate estimates, projections and historical data to discover opportunities that fit your investment strategy.

Provided by the Boston Public Library and available for free with a BPL eCard. Individuals who live in, own property in, or commute to work in Massachusetts may register for an eCard.