The Business Innovation Center is located on the Fourth (4th) floor of the Bausch and Lomb Library Building. In this department, researchers will find books, magazines and newspapers covering business, education, careers, economics, management, government and law, taxes, real estate and personal finance. Other subject areas include true crime, social issues, adoption, politics and folklore. The division also has an extensive collection of business databases not available in other local libraries. For in depth questions regarding small business, our highly trained staff are available by appointment for one on one help. The Carlson Patent & Trademark Center, which offers patent and trademark searching assistance and 3D prototype printing for aspiring inventors, is also located here.
A glass partitioned study/meeting space is available on this floor.
Division Supervisor: Jennifer Byrnes
Statista is an intuitive search portal to data, statistics, and reports covering a little bit of everything related to national and global market research, including company, industry, and consumer information. Most of the data is in the form of charts and graphs and is compiled from a variety of sources, including the US government, company filings, consulting firms, international agencies, marketing companies such as Nielsen, Kantar and Experian Simmons, and many more. Downloadable industry reports are also available for conducting business market research. Statista is very user-friendly and easy to search.
Nationwide contact directory for businesses and individuals, ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, and employment opportunities. *Available remotely
Provides news, credit ratings and financial data products and services for the insurance industry. Full access is available at the Central Library and City branches.
Detailed company and industry profiles including SWOT reports, market share reports, and financial reports. *Available remotely
Provides critical country-specific intelligence and data including history, economy, government, political landscape and business and investment climate. Full access for free in the library
This is a comprehensive database that covers all aspects of starting and operating a business, including accounting, finance, human resources, management, marketing, and more. Of particular interest is the wealth of sample business plans available to download or email. Full access is free within the library.
Includes three helpful databases, allowing users to search across all three at once or select which one(s) they are interested in using:
Full-text journals, dissertations, working papers, key business and economics periodicals such as the Economist, country-and industry-focused reports, and downloadable data. Full access for free in the library
Covers a wide spectrum of resources useful to educators, researchers, students and practitioners. Full access for free in the library
In-depth analyses about more than 40,000 public and non-public companies and 225,000 key executives. Full access for free in the library
CFRA provides stock, ETF, and Mutual Fund research through MarketScope Advisor. CFRA delivers in-depth qualitative research on 1,500+ companies, as well as market and sector commentary and the latest news and analysis on global sector themes, industries, ETFs and mutual funds.
Financial details of over 25,000 active and inactive companies. Full access for free in the library
Provides fast and easy access to Morningstar Mutual Funds in a PDF format. Full access for free in the library
The online version of the newsletter including both current and archived versions. Full access for free in the library
Collects data and analyzes the performance of approximately 8,000 stocks, 13,000 mutual funds, 80,000 options and other securities. Full access for free in the library
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