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Research Resources: Business and Nonprofits

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

Oregon State Library funded

Find deep business intelligence powered by statistical data. Includes company and industry profiles, financial reports, and SWOT analyses.

Oregon State Library funded

State-provided portal about starting, expanding and operating a business in Oregon or relocating a business to Oregon.

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This site offers small business owners selected Census Bureau and other statistics to guide their research for opening or expanding their businesses.

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DemographicsNow - Beaverton only

Analyze demographics and market potential of any region in the United States. Includes a full spectrum of Census data, and a mapping option for visual data analysis of communities.

Access inside the Beaverton City Libraries only.

No

Comprehensive Courses on Most Tech Topics

Learn software, creative, and business skills to achieve your personal and professional goals. High-quality video courses taught by experts, from the industry leader in online training.

FAQs about accessing lynda.com

WCCLS funded

Morningstar Investment Research Center - Beaverton only

Independent investment data that covers mutual funds, stocks, ETFS, CEFs and markets.

Access inside the Beaverton City Libraries only.

No

Oregon resource with information and tools to help you manage your nonprofit, including maintaining  tax-exempt status, financial reporting, and Board governance.

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Nonprofit organizations must register with and be certified by the Secretary of State. Find nonprofit resources from the Oregon Secretary of State.

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The premier source of business and residential information for reference and research

WCCLS funded

The U.S. SBA has delivered millions of loans, loan guarantees, contracts, counseling sessions and other forms of assistance to small businesses.

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Covers all aspects of managing a small business, including finance, management, marketing, human resources, franchising, accounting, and taxes.

Oregon State Library funded

Value Line Investment Survey - Beaverton only

Comprehensive source of information and advice on approximately 1700 stocks in 98 industries, the stock market, and the economy.

Access inside the Beaverton City Libraries only.

No