Business Resources

Starting a new business? Expanding one?
These resources from the library will help you stay on top of trends and opportunities.

Starting a new business? Expanding one?
These resources from the library will help you stay on top of trends and opportunities.


AtoZdatabases is the premier Reference, Research, Marketing, Mailing Lists/Sales Leads, and Job-Search Database.

Demographics Now

DEMOGRAPHICSNOW is the ideal resource for those in need of a comprehensive business and residential reference and research tool.

First Research

(in-library use only) Industry profiles which include industry overview, recent developments, business challenges, trends and opportunities, executive insight, call preparation questions, financial information, industry ratio's, industry forecast and rating, web links and acronyms.

Gale Business: Entrepreneurship

Search this database to learn how to start, finance or manage your small business. Resources include sample business plans, how to guides, articles and websites.

Gale Business: Insights

Gale Business: Insights is a fully integrated resource bringing together company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, chronologies and periodicals.

Gale Courses

Gale Courses offers a wide range of highly interactive, instructor led courses that you can take entirely online. As a library card holder in good standing, you are entitled to these courses at no cost. Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month.

Gale eBooks

Gale eBooks is a multidisciplinary collection of encyclopedias, dictionaries, and other specialized reference sources available to you from home, school or work.

Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Collection

With current and relevant content from over 500 industry journals, this collection provides well-rounded coverage of both the historical and current state of affairs in the hospitality and tourism field, while also allowing for focused study of specialized aspects of the industry - including cultural aspects of travel, leisure activities, economic aspects of tourism, and more.

Legal Forms - Oregon

Provides a wide selection of state-specific (and multi-state) legal forms across the most popular legal areas. Includes real estate contracts, wills, pre-marital agreements, bankruptcy, divorce, landlord tenant and many others.

LinkedIn Learning (formerly

Select from a broad range of technology, business, and professional video tutorials ranging from one to thirty minutes long. In addition, self-paced learning paths guide students through courses with a comprehensive goal. If using the LinkedIn Learning app, enter "dpl" without the quotes as the identifier.

Morningstar Investing Center

Morningstar Investing Center helps you make smart investment decisions. Find a stock or fund to meet your needs, research current or prospective holdings, or see how your investments fit together.

Value Line

Whether you’re a beginning investor or a veteran looking for high-impact ideas, Value Line can position you for financial success quickly and easily. The uncontested authority in reliable, unbiased information, Value Line puts you in the driver’s seat with accurate and insightful investment research on companies, industries, markets and economies.

Stay in the know!

Get the newsletter delivered to your email inbox and always be up to date on what is happening at your library.

Sign Up for Email Newsletter

Page Last Modified Tuesday, October 24, 2023