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Databases - Business and Investment

Advertising Red Books

Advertising RedbooksInformation on advertisers, brands, and advertising agencies


AtoZdatabasesReference and marketing database includes 30 million business profiles and 220 million residents.

Austin Business Journal

Austin Business JournalLatest breaking business news and the Book of Lists.

Austin Business Journal - Book of Lists

The Austin Business Journal's annual Book of Lists.

Look for the Digital Book of Lists link in the middle column.

Business Abstracts with Full Text

Business Abstracts with Full TextFull-text articles for nearly 460 publications dating back to 1982. Indexing and abstracts for nearly 880 publications dating back to 1981

Business Insights: Essentials

Research and analyze companies and industries around the world.Business Insights: Essentials

Business Plans Handbook Collection

Business Plans HandbookActual business plans compiled by, and aimed at, entrepreneurs seeking funding for small businesses.

Business Source Complete

Business Source CompleteFull text of more than 8,800 business serials, company profiles, and market research

Business Source Complete: Country Reports

Country reports from various sources

Dallas Business Journal

Dallas Business JournalLatest breaking business news and the Book of Lists.

Digital Commons Network

Free, full-text scholarly articles from hundreds of universities and colleges worldwide


FactivaMore than 26,000 sources from 159 countries in 22 languages, plus company reports and current and historical market data.

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Fintel Business Scorecard

FintelAn easy-to-understand, quick and insightful snapshot of selected factors of your company's performance in comparison with your industry peers and competitors.

Fintel Industry Metrics

Fintel Industry MetricsIndustry benchmarks for more than 2,500 industries

Gale Directory Library

Gale Directory LibraryIncludes the Gale Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media, the Encyclopedia of Associations: National Organizations of the U.S., and Brands and Their Companies.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Gale Virtual Reference LibraryeBooks about the arts, business plans, history, literature, religion, social sciences, and travel.

Global Road Warrior

Global Road WarriorSocial, cultural, business, and travel information for 175 countries

Houston Business Journal

Houston Business JournalLatest breaking business news and the Book of Lists.

Investing for the Long Run

A guide with strategies and solutions to help you shape up your personal finances.

IRS Tax Forms

Link to the IRS website.


JSTOR logoAcademic journals in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences.

Morningstar Investment Research Center

MorningstarIndependent reports on 30,000 mutual funds, stocks, and ETFs for the individual investor.

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Oxford Encyclopedia of American Business, Labor, and Economic History

Oxford Encyclopedia of American Business, Labor, & Economic HistoryHistory of business, labor, and economics from the origins of the United States to the present time

ReferenceUSA Businesses & U.S. Standard White Pages

The Austin Public Library does not subscribe to ReferenceUSA.  Please use AtoZdatabases instead.

Regional Business News

Regional Business NewsComprehensive full text articles from regional business publications

San Antonio Business Journal

San Antonio Business JournalLatest breaking business news and the Book of Lists.

Small Business Reference Center

A full-text resource for small business and entrepreneurial research


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Up-to-date information about Texas business organizations from the Texas Secretary of State

SRDS Standard Rate & Data Service

A database of media rates and information.

Texas Legal Forms

Texas LegalFormsLegal forms specific to Texas include official, state-specific litigation, business, personal, real estate, and general forms
Users should consult an attorney for serious legal matters.

Value Line

Value LineCoverage of 1,700 stocks in The Value Line Investment Survey Plus and 1,800 in the The Small and Mid-Cap. edition.

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