Business & Financial Resources

Business and Finance Research Books
A collection of research books on the topics of business and finance. Sample titles include Business Plans Handbook and Encyclopedia of Business and Finance.

Business Insights : Global
Find company profiles, market research, statistical reports, case studies, and other types of business research.

Chicago Consumers’ Checkbook
Ratings of Chicago area stores and service providers.

Consumer Reports
The complete online Consumer Reports. Includes automobile and appliance ratings.

Data Axle (formerly Reference USA)
A business and residential directory. Search by geography, company size, NAICS, and more.

Gale Business: Demographics Now
Provides easy access to census information, including interactive maps and customized reports.

Gale Business: Entrepreneurship (formerly Small Business Resource Center)
Business plans, legal forms, and trade journals relevant to running a small business.

Gale Illinois Legal Forms
Thousands of State and Federal forms, on topics such as wills and estates, bankruptcy, and real estate.

Morningstar Investment Research Center
Contains company ratings and analysis, as well as stock and fund screeners.

Nexis Uni (formerly LexisNexis)
News, business, and legal sources, including international newspapers, trade publications, and company information. This resource can only be used inside the Winnetka Library or the Northfield Branch.

Reference USA (Data Axle)
A business and residential directory. Search by geography, company size, NAICS, and more.

Value Line Research Center
Investment research and analysis, including the complete Value Line Investment Surveys.

Wall Street Journal
Find articles from the Wall Street Journal, from 1984 to the present.