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.

Data Axle Reference Solutions (formerly 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.

Formerly named ReferenceUSA.

Foundation Directory Online

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

Available from home for a limited time! Normally only available for use at our Central Resource Library, Foundation Directory Online has expanded access during the COVID-19 related building closures.

Kansas City and Regional Newspapers

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.

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Kansas City Star Image Edition

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

Note: Availability of the current day's issue may be delayed. If you notice today's paper is unavailable after 8 a.m., please contact us and note the time of day so we can report it to the vendor.

LawDepot Legal Forms

Customizable legal documents with step-by-step guidance.

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Mergent Archives

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

Mergent Intellect

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

ReferenceUSA is now Data Axle Reference Solutions »

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

Regional Business News

Business publications from throughout the U.S.

Small Business Reference Center

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

S&P Global NetAdvantage

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

Udemy

Gale presents: Udemy, offering thousands of on-demand video courses taught by world-class instructors. Learn and improve skills across business, tech, design, and personal interests. Powered by Udemy for Business plus an international collection.

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.