A-Z Resources

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Comprises ABI/INFORM Global, Trade & Industry, and Dateline databases, with thousands of full-text articles on business and trade.

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Best's Library Center

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Best's Library Center - Find insurance companies and access in-depth analysis and commentary on insurance companies rated by AM Best. (Only available on-site at the Ferguson Library.)

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CareerConneCT is for everyone. Whether you’re looking to get back into the workforce or get your first job, CareerConneCT offers reskilling and upskilling. Opportunities include short-term certificate training programs to job-seekers of all ages where you can earn industry-recognized credentials in as little as 5 to 12 weeks; and get connected to employers ready to hire you right away!

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Census Bureau

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Census Bureau - Comprehensive data from the U.S. Census, providing information on the nation's people and economy including the Decennial Census of Population and Housing and the American Community Survey.

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Data Axle Reference Solutions

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Data Axle Reference Solutions - Premier source of nationwide directories for 24 million business and 89 million residences, 2.5 million job listings, detailed information on 255 thousand physicians and dentists, plus market research and neighborhood research.

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The Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval (EDGAR) system provides access to domestic and foreign company filings from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

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Encyclopedia of Associations: National Organizations of the U.S.

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Encyclopedia of Associations: National Organizations of the U.S. - Search for nonprofit organizations and clubs in categories such as business and trade, governmental and legal, cultural and educational, veterans, sports and althletics, and celebrity fan clubs.

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Foundation Directory Online

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Locate timely, comprehensive information on American funders and grantmakers, with tips on grant writing and connecting with funding sources. (Foundation Directory Online is only available on-site at the DiMattia Main Library building.)

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Glassdoor logo

In addition to listing the latest jobs, Glassdoor provides company ratings and reviews, salary and benefits reports, and vocational guidance.

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globalEDGE - A knowledge portal that connects international business professionals to a wealth of learning resources. Includes detailed, up-to-date commerce and trade information on countries around the world, and online courses for exporters and other business people.

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Brainfuse JobNow logo

JobNow - Practical job search and vocational guidance tools for help in interview preparation, resume writing, applying for unemployment insurance, GED and college entrance test prep, and skills assessment. Also includes a live online job coach .

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Mergent Intellect

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Mergent Intellect - Access public and private North American and international business data, industry news and profiles, demographics, and Key Business Ratios.

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Morningstar Investment Research Center

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Morningstar Investment Research Center - Independent analysis of thousands of investments, including mutual funds, stocks, exchange-traded funds, and closed-end funds. Provides investors with a range of dynamic tools to help them make more informed decisions.

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National Directory of Nonprofit Organizations

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National Directory of Nonprofit Organizations - Guide to the nonprofit world designed for marketers, sales staff, and nonprofit professionals providing contact and basic factual information on the largest nonprofit organizations in the United States.

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Niche Academy

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Learn how to access digital media on Hoopla, Libby (OverDrive) and Kanopy. There are also tutorials for Consumer Reports, Tutor.com, Ancestry.com and many more online resources.

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Small Business Reference Center (EBSCO)

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Small Business Reference Center (EBSCO) - Offers exclusive full text for many top consumer small business reference books, as well as tools to address many small business topics. It includes business videos, a help and advice section and details on how to create business plans.

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Small Business Resource Center (Gale Business: Entrepreneurship)

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Gale Business: Entrepreneurship - Support for prospective and current entrepreneurs, covering all aspects of starting and operating a business, including accounting, human resources, management, marketing, and taxes. Includes the entire Business Plans Handbook Series with hundreds of sample business plans created by real-life business people.

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Stamford Online Assessor's Database (Grand List)

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Resource provided by the city of Stamford for assessment figures, property ownership history, property information, etc. Search by Stamford street address or owner’s name.

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