Business and Finance

Small Business Reference Center

Small Business Reference Center offers exclusive full text for many top consumer small business reference books, as well as tools to address many small business topics. It includes business videos, a help and advice section and details on how to create business plans.

Small Business Reference Center

Financial Ratings Series Online

Financial Ratings Series Online Selected as one of Library Journal's Best Databases of 2018

Important Financial Literacy Tools from Weiss Ratings & Grey House Publishing

  • Independent, Unbiased Financial Strength Ratings of Banks, Credit Unions & Insurance Companies
  • Conservative Buy-Hold-Sell Ratings of Thousands of Stocks, Mutual Funds & Exchange Traded Funds
  • Create your own Personal Account to create a Watchlist, get Upgrade/Downgrade Notifications and Log In from Anywhere
  • Medicare Supplement Insurance - Which Plan to Choose, How Much it will Cost, Compare Rates & Plan Benefits

Take advantage of these important financial planning tools today!

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Financial Ratings Series: WeissRatings & Grey House Publishing

Foundation Center

Access Foundation Center databases, directories, fundraising and philanthropy publications, and training resources through our national/international Funding Information Network.

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Economic Indicators

Morningstar Investment Research Center

Research companies, funds, markets and more. This resource features tools to help you decide on the makeup for your portfolio.

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This site from the state of Ohio educates investors on the nature of investment fraud, how to investigate a broker, and how to file complaints, etc.

Glassdoor gives you an inside look at company salaries, reviews, and interview questions for thousands of companies.

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From Ohio State University, this database includes information on agriculture, natural resources, family and consumer sciences, community development, 4-H and youth.

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Regional Business News

A database of articles from regional business journals, newspapers and newswires. The database is updated daily. Coverage for the database is nationwide.

Regional Business News from EBSCOhost Government Information & Services

Access to Ohio agencies. Information on education, business, recreation, etc.