This database from Proquest contains U.S. and international magazines and newspapers covering business and economic conditions, corporate strategies, management techniques and product information; industry reports, academic journals and trade publications. Includes reports on industries and markets from D&B First Research and Business Monitor International (BMI); ProQuest Business Dissertations and Theses; country reports from Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) and Oxford Economics; Financial Times full-text archive (with 1-month embargo).
For-just-in-time learning for a working professional, Accel5 Business Library features summaries for hundreds of books on business and management; articles by industry leaders and short videos on topics, including business competencies, leadership, management and personal effectiveness. Free access to this e-resource from EBSCO is provided by the Library of Virginia.
Makes it faster and easier to find new business and employment opportunities, conduct market research, generate sales leads and demographics profiles. Provides information about 30 million business & executive profiles and 240 million residents using data available from public records.
This e-resource from Gale has company and industry profiles, interactive live charts for economic and business indicators, detailed country profiles, investment research/brokerage reports and many business articles. Includes Plunkett industry reports; SWOT analysis reports for 1,000 top companies from Global Markets Direct; company histories from International Directory of Company Histories; small set of business cases.
Contains hundreds of actual business plans created by entrepreneurs seeking funding for small businesses. This business plan collection from Gale provides examples of how to structure and compose business plans.
This e-resource from EBSCO is an essential online archive covering all disciplines of business, including management, marketing, accounting, banking, finance and more. Contains full-text archive of business-related journals, magazines and trade publications, including full-text archive of Harvard Business Review since 1922, Bloomberg BusinessWeek and Entrepreneur magazines. Includes U.S. Industry & Market report series from Barnes Reports as well as U.S. company profiles and industry profiles for various countries of the world from MarketLine.
Provides a wide selection of state-specific (and multi-state) legal forms across the most popular legal areas, including incorporation, lease agreements, sale of business, etc. Also included is a comprehensive attorney state directory and a dictionary of legal definitions explained in laymen's language.
Contains hundreds of thousands of reports covering over 100 countries and industries. Included in FCPL's subscription are Corporate Manual Collection from Moody's, Hoover’s company report collection and D&B First Research industry report collection to name just a few. Available at the library only.
Features a deep collection of company and industry data from Mergent, Moody's and Dun & Bradstreet, perfect for collecting business intelligence. Includes data on millions of public and private U.S and international companies, executive contact information, First Research industry reports; residential data from Dun & Bradstreet; community demographics and Claritas Prizm consumer profiles.
The Investment Research Center provides information and analysis on companies and stocks, mutual funds, exchange-traded funds (ETFs), and markets, with data, articles, sector and industry reports, videos, and other tools to help plan a portfolio, and learn new investing strategies and skills.
This vast collection of digital ebooks and eAudio now also includes digital magazines. The selection available through FCPL includes Entrepreneur, Fast Company, Fortune, Inc. and Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazines. Access is provided via Libby app.
Offers over 500 self-paced free online courses on various subjects, including 100+ courses on business and entrepreneurship, covering sales and operations management, accounting, finance and much more. Free registration is required.
Provides contact information for headquarters, subsidiaries, branches, and executives of multinational companies, both American firms operating in foreign countries and foreign firms operating in the United States, alongside job postings and announcements of impending mergers and acquisitions, divestitures and spinoffs, buyouts, etc.
Offers unbiased research and analysis across multiple financial asset classes, with surveys, ratings, evaluations, and recommendations of mutual funds, emerging growth stocks, options (including long-term equity anticipation securities, or LEAPS), convertibles, and more, for the beginning or veteran investor.
Online Resources for Nonprofits
Fairfax County Public Library offers online resources for education and enjoyment. The resources below require a library card for use outside the library:
This database from Proquest provides access to the content from thousands of magazines, newspapers, journals, dissertations, market reports and other documents on various subjects, including nonprofit sector.
A searchable database of private, corporate and government grant makers. Contains data on foundation’s application process, recently awarded grants, the number and dollar amount of grants made each year, geographic focus, specified areas of interest, contact information, and more. The library provides on-site only access to the FDO Professional at three grant centers located at Reston, Sherwood and Tysons-Pimmit Regional Libraries.
This e-resource includes digital versions of Gale Encyclopedia of Associations: National Organizations of the U.S. and National Directory of Nonprofit Organizations. Data can be searched by organization's name, subject category, state, etc.