Business & Investing

Business Collection provides coverage of companies and industries worldwide through business and trade publications, complemented by a selection of international, U.S., and regional news publications.

In depth coverage of global businesses, including company profiles, industry profiles, products and brands, financial reports, company rankings, histories and full text periodical articles


Business Xpress

One-stop-shop information portal for doing business in Oregon

Find computer-related product introductions, news and reviews in areas such as hardware, software, electronics, engineering, communications and the application of technology.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Search a collection of dozens of online reference books for adults and kids. Find reliable, authoritative information in the fields of history, social sciences, government & law, religion, science & technology, biography, and literature.



Use GrantSelect to find funding opportunities such as grants, awards and fellowships. Get your project funded! This resource is paid for by the Beaverton City Library.



Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources.  A new, authoritative online resource that focuses on the academic study of sustainability and the environment. It allows users to navigate issue, organization, and country portals and provides news, video, primary source documents, interactive maps, refereed case studies, and more in research categories such as energy systems, healthcare, food, and green collar jobs.

Independent investment data that covers mutual funds, stocks, ETFS, CEFs and markets.  There are also tools, calculators and much more. Available for use in the library building only at Beaverton City Libraries.

Provides an overview of occupations, industries, military employment, self employment, job searching, local and national schools and financial aid. The emphasis is on Oregon.


Oregon Involved

Includes listings of all non-profit corporations that are registered with the Oregon Department of Justice, Charitable Activities Division.



Contains listings for more than 13 million U.S. businesses and 200 million U.S. residents. Provides contact names, addresses and phone numbers, credit ratings and more.

Official website for the U.S. Small Business Administration, dedicated to providing support to small businesses across the nation.

Offers small business management resources, from conducting industry research to financial planning, to marketing a product and franchising a business

The Value Line Investment Survey is a comprehensive source of information and advice on approximately 1,700 stocks in 98 industries, the stock market, and the economy. Each company report contains, among other things, Value Line's Timeliness™, Safety, and Technical ranks; financial and stock price forecasts for the coming 3 to 5 years; an analyst's written commentary; and much more. Available for use in the library building only at Beaverton City Libraries.