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VIRTUAL Research Databases for Business & Job Seekers
Hudson Library & Historical Society
Tuesday, Jul. 21, 10 a.m.

Virtually learn to find valuable company, industry and financial information for your small business or job seeking activities by using premium databases.The library subscribes to more than 90 specialized databases and most of them are accessible from home. This virtual class will cover several databases including Business Source Premiere, First Research, and Reference USA.  These are a sampling of business-oriented sources that provide access to many full-text articles from trade and academic journals, magazines, newspapers and SWOT reports.

Business Source Premiere provides full text access from more than 3,650 scholarly business journals, including full text for nearly 1,100 peer-reviewed business publications. It also has SWOT reports from Datamonitor, a leading business information company specializing in industry analysis.

First Research is primarily an industry database covering over 500 industries plus the ability to rank them by key metrics.  It is only available at the library as is its sister database, Hoovers.  Hoover’s provides list making capabilities, company, financial and industry information.

Reference USA is a directory of 11 million U.S. businesses, 1 million Canadian businesses, 120 million U.S. households, 11 million Canadian residents, and 683,000 U.S. health care providers. Search for businesses by SIC code, sales volume number of employees geographic location by city, state, county or standard metropolitan area and much more. It is a primary resource for list making for networking, sales and marketing with ten separate searchable modules.

Registration is required for this program. To register, visit Participants will receive an invitation to join the presentation, hosted on Zoom, a day before the program begins. If you have any questions, please email or leave a message at 330.653.6658 x1010.

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