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Marketing 4815 Library Guide: PUBLIC LIBRARY


The Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County
The Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County, incorporated as the Reuben McMillan Free Library Association, serves all citizens of Mahoning County, Ohio. The databases listed below may be of use to you for business research and may be accessed with a YPL library card.
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This provides comprehensive, yet concise summaries  and reviews of the best business books available.

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More than 18,000 business e-books selected to assist students and scholars with various business research, special project and entrepreneurial needs.

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Demographic data for all states that can generate maps and reports including information on consumer expenditures, population, income, race, housing, employment, and Mosaic cluster groups by various geographic breakdowns.

GALE BUSINESS: PLAN BUILDER (Remote access Public Library barcode id#)
Formerly Small Business Builder, this is a step-by-step online planning tool for starting, managing and optimizing a business or nonprofit.

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Publications: Brands & Their Companies; Business Rankings Annual; Encyclopedia of Associations: National Organizations of the U.S.; Encyclopedia of Associations: Regional, State & Local Organizations; Encyclopedia of Business Information Sources; Gale Directory of Publications & Broadcast Media; Market Share Reporter.     

Gale eBooks ButtonGALE EBOOKS
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Business Publications: Business Plans Handbook; Encyclopedia of American Industries; Encyclopedia of Business & Finance; Encyclopedia of Emerging Industries; Encyclopedia of Emerging Markets; Encyclopedia of Global Brands; Encyclopedia of Global Industries; Encyclopedia of Management; Encyclopedia of Small Business; Everyday Finance: Economics, Personal Money Management & Entrepreneurship; Gale Business Insights Handbook of Global Marketing; Gale Business Insights Handbook of Social Media Marketing; Gale Encyclopedia of E-Commerce, and more.
History: American Inventors, Entrepreneurs & Business Visionaries, Encyclopedia of the U.S. Census
Nation & World: Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations; Worldmark Encyclopedia of the States

GALE BUSINESS: ENTREPRENEURSHIP (Remote access Public Library barcode id#)
Formerly Small Business Resource Center, search this database to learn how to start, finance or manage your small business.  Resources include: sample business plans, how to guides, articles and websites.

Mergent Intellect ButtonMERGENT INTELLECT: ONLINE RESOURCES → M → Mergent Intellect
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This expansive directory resource includes private and public U.S., Canadian, and global businesses, along with residential information.  It also includes job searching and looking up census data by zip code.

REFERENCE SOLUTIONS (Remote access with Public Library barcode id#)
The #1 source of information on businesses and people for researchers, students, job seekers and government agencies.

S&P Global ButtonS&P GLOBAL NETADVANTAGE (Remote access with Public Library barcode id#)
Comprehensive source of business and investment information, offering on-line access to S&P Capital IQ independent research, data and commentary on stocks, bonds, funds, and industries.