Peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources. Extensive coverage of the sciences, technology, medicine, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects. Articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text with no restrictions; updated daily.
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This database is now called Business Insights: Essentials. Find it listed under the Business & Investing category to the left.
external:Business Economics and Theory
This collection provides periodicals focusing on topics in economics, with more than 450 full-text journals and regular feeds of videos from Forbes.com containing business news coverage and interviews with CEO's.
external:Business Insights: Essentials
In depth coverage of businesses, including company profiles, industry profiles, products and brands, financial reports, company rankings, histories and full text periodical articles. Formerly known as Business & Company Resource Center.
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.
Covers of environmental issues and policies, including diverse perspectives from the scientific community, governmental policy makers, as well as corporate interests.
external: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.
external:General Business File ASAP
Analyze company performance and activity, industry events and trends as well as the latest in management, economics and politics. Access to a combination of broker research reports, trade publications, newspapers, journals and company directory listings with full text and images available.
News and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics. Millions of full-text articles, many with images. Updated daily.
Provides access to a searchable collection of more than 1,000 newspapers, including The New York Times. Translate articles into 11 different languages, create email alerts, and customize search options and results format.
Prepare for GED, US Citizenship, ASVAB or SAT and many civil service tests online. Take courses on writing resumes and preparing for interviews. Learn how to use popular software programs like Microsoft Excel, Adobe Photoshop and more. Take courses on using Windows and Mac operating systems. You will need to create your own individual username and password to take tests and track your progress. You'll get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of your results.
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.
external:Oregon Career Information System
Provides an overview of occupations, industries, military employment, self employment, job searching, local and national schools and financial aid. The emphasis is on Oregon.
Includes listings of all non-profit corporations that are registered with the Oregon Department of Justice, Charitable Activities Division.
Features full-text coverage of 1,000 of the most searched magazines across Gale's InfoTrac product line, including Newsweek, Atlantic Monthly, PC Magazine, People Weekly, Smithsonian, and many more, covering current events, sports, science, health and more.
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. Trouble accessing ReferenceUSA? Read the Frequently Asked Question, Why do I get asked for a user name and password after I've already entered my barcode?
A general reference database containing thousands of full-text articles exploring social, scientific, health, historic, business, economic, political and global issues. Articles and graphics are selected from over 1,600 domestic and international publications and are indexed primarily according to Library of Congress-derived subject headings.
external:Small Business Resource Center
Offers small business management resources, from conducting industry research to financial planning, to marketing a product and franchising a business
Special Issues helps you find facts and articles about a comprehensive list of industries. This database "mines" archives and editorial calendars of trade and industry magazines, so it filters your search to trade magazines and industry associations who directly provide information on those industries. You can get some content there, or ask librarian for assistance on getting articles that may be available elsewhere, such as in other databases. Good for salary surveys, industry forecasts, industry reports, trends, marketing and product information. This makes a good complement to business periodicals databases rather than a replacement for business periodicals databases. Available for use in the library building only at Beaverton City Library. Please ask a librarian to log in for you.
external:Standard and Poor's Net Advantage
Ideal for investors, brokers, analysts, and researchers. Provides data on corporate bonds, company profiles, mutual fund profiles, and facts, figures, analysis and projections for publicly held U.S. corporations. Includes S&P's independent research, data and commentary.
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.