Business service

Small Business & Start-ups

Resource Focus:

Small Business Reference Center provides the most up-to-date information on topics related to starting a company, operation management, sales, and growing or rescuing a business.

This resource 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.

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Investments Research

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Morningstar provides data on more than 385,000 investment offerings, including stocks, mutual funds, and similar vehicles, along with real-time global market data on more than 8 million equities, indexes, futures, options, commodities, and precious metals, in addition to foreign exchange and Treasury markets. Morningstar also offers investment management services through its registered investment advisor subsidiaries and has more than $186 billion in assets under advisement and management as of June 30, 2012. The company has operations in 27 countries.

Thanks Wikipedia!

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Business News Stand

Resource Focus:

WOW! Search the newest edition of these and many other magazines at the Arizona State Library web site!

Once you arrive at the State Library magazine web site, click on the magazine title you want to read. You will then see a chronological listing by year/month on the far right side of the page.  Next, click on the issue number.  Now just click on “PDF Full Text” at the bottom of the article citation.  Read!

Click on the Magazines link below


  • Business Week
  • Consumer Reports
  • Economist
  • Forbes
  • Highlights for Children
  • Jack and Jill
  • Journal of Higher Education


Click the buttons below to access other useful databases:

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