General Research

General Research

A to Z

AtoZdatabases

Research businesses by industry or segment and company size; find employment statistics; locate friends and relatives; create mailing lists to market and grow small business; and more!  Click here to learn how to search for information using their custom mapping tool.

Auto Repair Reference Center

Contains repair and maintenance information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles. New repair procedures, TSBs and updates are added to the product on a regular basis. All of the content in ARRC has been created by ASE certified technicians.

Health Source, Consumer Edition

This resource provides access to nearly 80 full-text consumer health magazines, including American Fitness, Better Nutrition, Fit Pregnancy, Harvard Health Letter, Men's Health, Muscle & Fitness, Prevention, Vegetarian Times, and many others. This database also includes searchable full text for current health-related pamphlets and nearly 130 health reference books, including books published by the People's Medical Society.

Hobbies & Crafts

This database offers detailed "how-to" instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast.  Full text is provided from leading hobby and craft magazines, including Bead & Button, Birder's World, Creative Knitting, FineScale Modeler, Quilter's World, and many more.

Home Improvement Reference Center

Through a collection of comprehensive full-text content, Home Improvement Reference Center provides users with detailed, user-friendly “how-to” information covering all manner of home improvement/repair projects.

Legal Information Reference Center

Contains hundreds of full-text publications and thousands of legal forms. The full-text legal reference books are provided through Nolo, the nation's oldest and most-respected provider of legal information for consumers and small businesses.

Morningstar

Morningstar

Investment resource specialized in fund investing. Offers news, commentary, fund information, tutorial, tools and forums.

NoveList Plus

Find your next book with new ways to explore the endless possibilities and combinations of books, authors, genres and topics.

Reference USA

Reference USA (White Pages and Business Directory)

Comprehensive directory of over 14 million business and 100 million residential telephone numbers, addresses and other information.

Small Business Reference Center

Offers a wide variety of information on small business and entrepreneurial subject areas, common business types, a help and advice section, and provides information on how to create business plans that lead to successful funding. Business videos provide critical information for business owners: interviews, ‘lessons learned’ features, lectures and ‘how to’ videos help foster success in all aspects of managing a business. A collection of state-specific resources supports the researcher with demographic data and other local information.

Small Engine Repair Reference Center

Through a collection of comprehensive full-text content, Small Engine Repair Reference Center provides users with detailed, yet user-friendly repair guides for all manner of small engines.  All of the content is organized in a powerful, easy-to-use manner so that users can quickly gain the information they need.

World Book Advanced

World Book Reference Center

Find photos, search the encyclopedia, look up words in the dictionary, and search magazines articles.