Information on researching businesses; business, legal and government forms; addresses & phone numbers of businesses in both the United States and Canada; and government resources for starting and running your own business.

AtoZ The USA

A to Z the USA provides comprehensive articles about the USA plus the 50 states, the 5 US territories, and the District of Columbia. This resource will help students and researchers find information about the country’s people, history, economy, geography, symbols, and culture. ​​

Business database with over 30 million U.S. businesses and executive profiles. Includes residential listings with lifestyle information, healthcare professionals, and job listings with the ability to create mailing lists and email blasts.

Business Source Complete
Premium business content, including articles from thousands of journals, SWOT analyses, company profiles, industry information and more. Content includes Associated Press videos and Harvard Faculty Seminar Series videos.

Ebsco Discovery Service
Access multiple resources with one search (results include materials in the library collection, magazine/journal articles, and information from electronic resources).

Ebsco eBook Collection

eBooks are digital editions of 50,000+ printed books for all ages including many fiction, general interest, reference, technical, and how-to titles. They can be viewed on any device connected to the Internet or downloaded to a computer or device.

Financial Literacy
With something for everyone, this economics and personal finance resource promotes digital literacy. Designed for grades 7-12, it has articles, financial calculators, and activities such as creating a podcast or a multimedia presentation.

Gale Directory Library
Gale Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media: newspapers, magazines, television and radio stations, and other media around the world.
Encyclopedia of Associations: National Organizations of the U.S.: organizations in the U.S.
American Wholesalers and Distributors Directory: wholesalers and distributors in the U.S. and Puerto Rico.
Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans: education-related financial aid.

Gale Virtual Reference Library
Full digital access to over 700 nonfiction ebooks covering a variety of subjects including biographies, health, science, business plans, authors, and much more.

Global Road Warrior
Information on 175 nations and territories including geography, demographics, culture, society, and religion. The database also contains information business travelers would need such as money, security, health, technical and electrical connections, internet, women in business, and essential terms.

Legal GPS

Like “Turbotax” but for the law, this interactive platform gives business owners step-by-step, customized directions to complete 50+ legal essentials and saves owners 60+ hours and $4500 in legal fees.

Language learning software for over 70 languages with ESL courses for over 20 languages. Learn the most asked for languages such as Spanish, French and German as well as Hungarian, Yiddish and how to talk like a pirate.

Value Line
Investment research, data, expert analysis, and unbiased commentary on ~3500 stocks covered in The Value Line Investment Survey and Value Line Investment Survey–Small and Mid-Cap. Limited to 3 users at one time; if you cannot get in, please try again later.


Dollar Times Financial calculators for loans, investments and savings, and personal finance.

Missouri Business Portal The single port of entry for doing business in Missouri, including registrations, filings, licenses, and permits.

Missouri Census Data Center Census data for the state of Missouri with links to United States census web sites.

U.S. Small Business Administration Information for you to start, grow, and succeed in business ownership.