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  • 1. December 12, 2012 Arlington Heights Memorial Library Shannon Scanlan Business Services Librarian12/13/12 1
  • 2. Library ResourcesLibrary resources can help you Research company information Create targeted mailing lists Locate new businesses Find your business competitorsBegin at the Library’s website  www.ahml.infoResearch>Databases12/13/12 2
  • 3. Business Databases Business Source Premier Corporate Affiliations Lexis Nexis Library Express Plunkett Research Public Records ReferenceUSA .12/13/12 3
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  • 5. Business Source Premier- Full text of more than 2,000 business publications as well as market research reports, industry reports, country reports, company profiles and SWOT analyses –Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats) of companies12/13/12 5
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  • 7. Corporate Affiliations Company profiles Hierarchies Number of employees Revenue Products & Brands Email addresses for company executives Executive compensation Competitors Outside service firms Mergers & Acquisitions12/13/12 7
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  • 9. Lexis Nexis A powerful database that is a unique combination of news, business, and legal information. Access to over 9,500 news, business, and legal sources. The news coverage includes deep back files and up-to- the-minute stories in national and regional newspapers, wire services, broadcast transcripts, international news, and foreign-language sources. Get company information on over 43 million companies. Create company lists.12/13/12 9
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  • 12. Plunkett Research Analysis of industry trends Over 8,000 companies in the database 20% are private companies 30% are outside the US Compile custom lists of companies In Excel format Associations and Organizations Build a report on specific industries Downloadable in PDF document Market research12/13/12 12
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  • 14. Public Records Database with access to current County public records Real Estate Transactions Mortgages New Businesses Foreclosures & Auctions Bankruptcies Real Estate for Sale Information is compiled on a daily basis12/13/12 14
  • 15. Illinois Counties Included  Boone Records  Champaign Records  Cook Records  DeKalb Records  Du Page Records  Kane Records  Kankakee Records  Kendall Records  Lake Records  Madison Records  McHenry Records  Peoria Records  Rock Island Records  Saint Clair Records  Tazewell Records  Will Records  Winnebago Records12/13/12 15
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  • 17. Reference USA/OneSource 14 million U.S. businesses 4 million new businesses Canadian white pages and businesses US Healthcare US New Movers and Homeowners Yellow Page and Business White Page telephone directories Consumer and Lifestyle information OneSource, a directory of companies, executives and industries Search for companies by location, sales volume, number of employees, competitors, number of PC’s, credit rating, etc… Remote access with an Arlington Heights Library card through our website12/13/12 17
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  • 20. For More Information Visit the Library’s Business Center Set up a one-one-one appointment with Shannon Scanlan the Business Services Librarian Visit the Library’s Business Page http://ahml.info/research/business Visit the Library’s Business Blog http://ahml.info/research/business/blog12/13/12 20

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