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Business & Finance Resources

Listed first are the resources provided by the Chelmsford Public Library for its patrons, and at the bottom of the page are additional suggested resources that are freely-available on the internet.



Resources Available from the CPL

Provided by the Chemlsford Public Library - Chemlsford Patrons Only Barron's Financial Magazine
Access: [ In Library (Ask at Reference Desk for login) ]
Provides in-depth analysis and commentary on the markets, updated every business day online. Print edition available in the Newspaper Room.
  • Subjects: Business & Finance

Provided by the MBLC Business Insights: Essentials
Access: [ In Library & At Home ]
Provides access to a wide variety of global business information including competitive intelligence, career and investment opportunities, rankings, company profiles & histories and much more.

Provided by the Chemlsford Public Library - Chemlsford Patrons Only Central Register
Access: [ In Library (Ask at Reference Desk for login) ]
Weekly source for information about state, county and municipal contracts being put out to bid for the design, construction and reconstruction of public facilities in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Provided by the MBLC General BusinessFile ASAP
Access: [ In Library & At Home ]
Full-text management topics. Includes directory listings for over 150,000 companies as well as investment analysts' reports on major companies and industries.

Provided by the Chemlsford Public Library - Chemlsford Patrons Only Goods and Services Bulletin
Access: [ In Library (Ask at Reference Desk for login) ]
Weekly publication containing solicitations for the procurement of commodities and services (which, generally, are unrelated to construction of public facilities) for Massachusetts.

Provided by the Chemlsford Public Library - Chemlsford Patrons Only Legal Forms Library
Access: [ In Library & At Home ]
Easy-to-use legal forms for business, personal, or litigation purposes. All forms were created by attorneys, and can be downloaded and filled in. Please note: access to these forms is not a substitute for professional legal advice.

Provided by the Chemlsford Public Library - Chemlsford Patrons Only Reference USA
Access: [ In Library & At Home ]
A database that contains detailed information on more than 12 million U.S. businesses It provides addresses, sales information, executive names; it is searchable by state, city, zip code, area code, SIC code, and yellow page headings; and searches can be customized by company size, sales volume, geographic location, and industry.

Provided by the Chemlsford Public Library - Chemlsford Patrons Only Safari Computer & Business Ebooks
Access: [ In Library & At Home ]
Online collection of over 3,000 computer and technical ebooks, covering programming, design, desktop publishing, ecommerce, online business, hardware and more, from publishers such as O'Reilly, Wiley, Pretence Hall, and many more.
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  • Subjects: Books & Ebooks - Business & Finance



Print Materials Available At The CPL

Periodicals
  • Barron's - Current year only: Periodicals Room
  • Banker & Tradesman - Current year only. Reference Desk
  • Economist - Current year only: Periodicals Room
  • Forbes - Current year only: Periodicals Room
  • Kiplingers Personal Finance - Current year only: Periodicals Room
  • Money - Current year only: Periodicals Room
  • Morningstar ETFInvestor - 6/07-. Reference Area
  • Wall Street Journal - Last 2 months. Newspaper Room
  • Value Line Investment Survey - Current issues only. Reference Desk
  • Value Line Fund Manager - Current issues only. Reference Desk
Non-Fiction & Reference Books

Business-related print resources are shelved in both the Non-Fiction (available to check out) and Reference (not available to check out) collections, according to the Dewey Decimal System. Our catalog is available for searching, but general topics can also be found by browsing the shelf:

  • 174.4 - Business Ethics
  • 331 - Human Resources
  • 332 - Finance
  • 336.2 - Business Income Tax
  • 338.9 - Economics
  • 346.07 - Business Law
  • 657 - Accounting
  • 658 - Business Management
  • 659 - Advertising



Other Suggested Resources

Company Directories
  • D&B Small Business Solutions - This D&B database allows you to search by business name, telephone number and D-U-N-S Number. This database contains information on 100 million companies worldwide including information on 38 million U.S. companies
  • Europages: The European Business Directory - This directory contains information on 700,000 companies in 35 European countries. This directory allows you to search by product or service, company name and business sector
  • KOMPASS - This website provides free contact information for approximately 2 million companies worldwide
  • ThomasNet.com - This is an online directory of manufacturers that allows you the option of searching by product/service category as well as by state/province
Company Profiles
  • Corporate Information - This website includes free company snapshots. Scroll down to the “Research a Company” box and enter the company name or ticker symbol in order to obtain a company snapshot
  • Hoover's Online - Hoover's Online provides some free company information for both public and private companies and as well as some free industry information. The complete company profiles are available for a fee
Private Company Information
  • Forbes - America's Largest Private Companies
  • Hoover's Online - Hoover's Online provides some free company information for both public and private companies and as well as some free industry information. The complete company profiles are available for a fee
  • The Inc. 500 - A List of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States
Company Rankings Company Financial Information
  • AnnualReports.com
  • CAROL - CAROL provides access to annual reports online for companies in the United States and Europe. Registration is required in order to access the annual reports
  • EDGAR SEC Filings - The SEC Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval (EDGAR) system contains forms filed by companies and others that are required by law. In this database, you can search for company financial filings
  • The Public Register's Annual Report Service (PRARS) - PRARS is an annual report service that provides annual reports on over 3,600 public companies free of charge
  • Yahoo! Finance - This website provides company stock information as well as company profiles, company news, key statistics, listings of competitors and industry information
Investments Industry Information Industry Associations News International Business Information
  • globalEDGE - globalEDGE was created by the Center for International Business Education and Research at Michigan State University. This knowledge web-portal includes information on 197 countries and a directory of global business resources
  • International Chamber of Commerce - The World Business Organization
  • Virtual International Business & Economic Sources - (VIBES), J. Murrey Atkins Library, University of North Carolina at Charlotte. This website contains over 3,000 links to free sources of international business and economic information
Country Information