Resource Topic: business

Business Plans Handbooks

Samples of actual business plans for almost every type of business.

Business Source Complete

Articles and SWOT reports from respected peer-reviewed, business related journals.

Computer Source

Full articles about computers, telecommunications, electronics and the internet from technical journals and consumer magazines.

Foundation Directory Online (Central Resource Library Use Only)

This searchable database for grant seekers and fundraisers provides details, contact information and histories of giving for grantmaking organizations and listings of available grants.

Kansas City and Regional Newspapers

New look! Now easier to read on mobile devices.

Full articles from many Kansas City and regional newspapers.

Kansas City Business Journal

The premier source for Kansas City business articles. Full issues available online.

Kansas City Star Image Edition

New look! Now easier to read on mobile devices.

Flip through full-page images of The Kansas City Star.

LawDepot Legal Forms

Customizable legal documents with step-by-step guidance.

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Lynda.com: Watch. Learn. Create!

Lynda.com helps anyone learn software, technology, creative and business skills to achieve their personal and professional goals. Find in-depth online courses on techie topics alongside business, marketing and software. Learn at your own pace in your own place.

Mergent Archives

Locate U.S. and international company equity reports, corporate and municipal manuals, industry reports and company profiles.

Mergent Intellect

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Research public and private company data plus access residential, consumer and demographic information.

Mergent Key Business Ratios (D&B Key Business Ratios)

Key business ratios for public and private companies in 800 lines of businesses plus 30 key business ratios online.

Mergent Online

Find detailed financial data, reports, histories and news for U.S. and international companies. 

Morningstar Investment Research Center

Explore stocks, funds and analyst opinions with Morningstar. Read detailed financial information, portfolio analysis and news.

New York Times

Enjoy the highly reputed reporting and interactive storytelling of The New York Times online. Your Library card gets you free access to unlimited articles, breaking news, multimedia and more.

ReferenceUSA

Directory of businesses and residences in the U.S. and Canada. Create lists of businesses and households that meet specific criteria for business development.

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Regional Business News

Business publications from throughout the U.S.

S&P Global NetAdvantage

Handy stock reports, company reports, industry surveys and fund reports along with many S&P newsletters and reports.

Small Business Reference Center

Up-to-date information related to starting and growing a business along with operations, management and sales.

Value Line

Value Line provides stock reports, mutual fund reports and investment information. The popular Value Line Investment Surveys contain ratings for timeliness, safety and financial strength for many stocks. Industry reports are updated frequently.

Wall Street Journal

Updated daily, read articles from the world's leading financial newspaper online.