Resources - Business & Investment

Online Resources

Naperville Public Library has great online resources to help you with your research. These resources are free to use - just log in with your Naperville Public Library card number.

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AtoZdatabases The Premier Job Search, Reference, and Mailing List Database. The database includes 2.3 million job... more
Business Insights: Essentials Research and analyze companies and industries around the world. Features the content you need to... more
Demographics Now Business & People is a comprehensive business and residential reference and research tool.... more
Encyclopedia of Associations Information on over 600,000 international and U.S. national, regional, state, and local nonprofit... more
Gale Directory Library Information on over 600,000 international and U.S. national, regional, state, and local nonprofit... more
Gale Legal Forms Hundreds of customizable legal forms, drafted by attorneys.
Gale Power Search Time saving tool that cross-searches our Gale resources.
Gale Small Business Builder Comprehensive business software for planning, starting or running your business or nonprofit.
Gale Virtual Reference Library The full-text of many literature reference books can be found here including Drama for Students,... more
LexisNexis Library Express Authoritative international business and legal news and information, plus detailed company reports... more
Lynda.com Lynda.com is an online library of instructional videos that can help anyone learn software,... more
Mergent Intellect Public, private and international business data and profiles, plus consumer demographic data to... more
Mergent Online Delivers comprehensive company, industry, and market intelligence. Provides profiles and... more
Morningstar Investment Research Center Reports and analysis of stocks, mutual funds, and ETFs, with screening and portfolio x-ray tools... more
Plunkett Research Online Company profiles and comprehensive information on industry trends and statistics for over 30 key... more
RedBooks The Advertising Red Books online database provides current, detailed data, including: Over 10,000... more
Small Business Resource Center Small Business Resource Center is a comprehensive database offering content that covers all major... more
ValueLine Online version of ValueLine, with ratings and reports for 3,500 stocks and 2,000 mutual funds, plus... more
Wall Street Journal Online Full-text articles from the financial newspaper of record dating back to 1984.
Weiss Financial Ratings Series Weiss/Street ratings for Banks, Credit Unions, Insurance Companies, Stocks, and Mutual Funds, plus... more

NaperLaunch

NaperLaunch is a coworking business space, located on the upper level of Nichols Library, developed in partnership with the Naperville Development Partnership, the City of Naperville and Naperville Public Library.

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Business Services Team

Contact a Business Services team member for one-on-one business research assistance or help creating target lists of employers for your job search.
Kent Palmer
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Print Resources

The library maintains a business reference collection that can be used in the library as well as a collection of business books which may be checked out with a library card.
Business magazines and newspapers are also available.
Librarians are available at all times to help you with your research needs.

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