Business Databases

  • db_foundationFoundation Center
    In library access only.

  • db_ibdInvestor’s Business Daily
    A comprehensive stock rating and investment system. IBD® provides fact-based ratings for all domestically traded stocks and alerts readers to stocks showing signs of strength.
  • db_brainfuseJobNow
    Free Expert resume assistance, live interview coaching and tips and resources to help start your job search. Use this resource while in the Library or access from home with your Simsbury Public Library card.
  • db_learningexpressLearning Express Library
    Learning Express provides interactive online practice tests and tutorial courses for academic and licensing tests. Note: Users must sign in with user name and password. If using this database from home, your Simsbury Public Library barcode number is your user name.
  • Lynda.com
    lynda logoLearn a new business, technology, or creative skill online, on your own time. Requires a valid Simsbury Public Library card.
  • db_morningstarMorningstar Investment Research Center
    Includes comprehensive information on more than 260,000 securities. The depth of information on each security is extensive. From the library or From home.
  • db_plunkettPlunkett Research Online
    Information includes: Industry analysis, market research, profiles of thousands of leading companies (public and private, U.S. and international), industry statistics, industry contacts, and industry glossaries. From the Library or From Home.
  • ReferenceUSA
    Contains detailed information on more than 14 million U.S. businesses, 1.5 million Canadian businesses, and 95 K High Tech companies. Use this resource while in the Library or access from home with your Simsbury Public Library card.
  • ResearchIT CT Newstand
    http://researchitct.org/Includes Proquest’s ABI/INFORM (full-text access to thousands of journal and trade publications) and ProQuest’s Business Market Research Collection (Hoover’s Company Profiles and industry and market reports). Requires a valid CT public library card.
  • db_estatementRMA Annual Statement Studies
    A database of industry averages and benchmarks, taken directly from the annual statements of actual companies. This online portal includes two publications – Financial Ratios Benchmarks and Industry Default Probabilities and Cash Flow Measures. One seat available for in Library access only. For assistance logging in ask at the reference desk.
  • db_universalUniversal Class
    Universal Class offers over 500 free online continuing education courses. Requires valid Simsbury Public Library card & valid email.