Research & Information

Explore these Business & Investment databases & website links:

Business | Getting Started | Associations & Trade Shows | Assistance | Business Plans | Companies & Markets | Statistics | Education | General | News | Investment

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Getting Started

1st Stop Business (website)

Business Planning & Financial Statements Template Gallery from SCORE (website)

IRS for Small Businesses (website)

Ohio Secretary of State-Business Services (website)

Sites and Buildings Initiatives from JobsOhio (website)

Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber of Commerce-Licenses & Permits (website)

Government Contracting (pdf)

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Business Assistance

Business Associations

Business Incubators

Local Banks

Local Credit Unions

Mahoning Valley is for Entrepreneurs

Youngstown SCORE (website)

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Business Plans

Business Planning Templates from SCORE (website)

Business Plans Handbook – Gale Virtual Reference Library (Gale)

Gale eBooks (formerly Gale Virtual Reference Library) (Gale) Tutorial

Legal Information Reference Center (EBSCO)

LegalForms (Gale) Tutorial

Gale Business: Plan Builder (formerly Small Business Builder) 

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Companies & Markets

Alibaba (website)

Business Insights Global (Gale) Tutorial

FDA Medical Device Database

MacRAE’s Blue Book (website)

Mergent Archives – Digitized Corporate Manual Collection

Mergent Intellect  Tutorial

QMed Medical Device Supplier Directory

Reference Solutions (formerly ReferenceUSA) (Data Axle)  Tutorial

TextileRN Database (website)

Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber Member Directory

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Business Dynamics Statistics Explorer from (website)

Business Insights Essentials (Gale) Tutorial

Business Source Complete (EBSCO) Tutorial

Gale Business: DemographicsNow Tutorial

Peer City Tool – Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (website)

S&P Global Net Advantage

Traffic Counts-Mahoning & Trumbull Counties (website)

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LinkedIn Learning Tutorial User Guide

Universal Class (RBdigital)

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AtoZ The World (World Trade Press)

BusinessUSA (website)

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Books & News

Business Book Summaries (EBSCO)

Business Journal (website)

eBook Business Collection (EBSCO)

Gale Business: Entrepreneurship Tutorial (formerly Small Business Resource Center)

Gale Directory Library (Gale) Tutorial

Gale OneFile: Entrepreneurship (formerly Small Business Collection)

Regional Business News (EBSCO)

Small Business Reference Center (EBSCO)

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Directory of Obsolete Securities – In Library Access Only
Ask a librarian to access the online resource.

FINRA BrokerCheck (website)

Investment Advisor Search-SEC (website)

MarketWatch (website)

S&P Global Net Advantage Tutorial

Yahoo Finance (website)

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