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Business and Career

Business Resources

Books

The Library has a large collection of business title ranging from classic reference guides to bestselling titles.   This collection contains a large section of career and job search materials.

Magazines

The Library subscribes to magazines focused on business and personal finance, including Fast Company, Harvard Business Review, Bloomberg Businessweek, Money and Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, some of which are also available through Flipster, the Library’s digital magazine service.

Study Rooms

Let us be your distraction free home office away from home. We have six study rooms on the first and second levels available for use. With in-house wifi, coffee and a printer/copier available nearby, the Library can be an ideal spot for productivity.

Databases

Digtial Resources

Standard and Poor’s NetAdvantage
Industry reports, stock and bond information, and company profiles.

Reference USA
Business and residential directory covering the US and Canada.

Public Records Online
Public filings of bankruptcies, new businesses, and home foreclosures in the counties of Cook, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, and Will.

Morningstar Investment Research Center
Information on mutual funds, stocks and ETFs, including Morningstar newsletters, for investors and researchers.

Value Line’s Investment Survey
A premier resource for stock research available online.

Business Links

Scorechicago.org

A nonprofit organization helping small businesses get started, grow, and operate effectively.

Sba.gov

Advocate for small businesses offering training, support, and online learning.

Illinois.gov

State of Illinois business portal. Information and resources for starting, running, expanding relocating or closing a business.