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July 10 & 11, 2012 Arlington Heights Memorial Library Shannon Scanlan Business Services Librarian firstname.lastname@example.org/10/12 1
Library ResourcesLibrary resources can help you Research company information Create targeted mailing lists Locate new businesses Find your business competitorsBegin at the Library’s website www.ahml.infoResearch>Databases07/10/12 2
Business Databases Business Source Premier Corporate Affiliations Lexis Nexis Library Express Plunkett Research Public Records ReferenceUSA .07/10/12 3
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 companies07/10/12 5
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.07/10/12 9
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 research07/10/12 12
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 basis07/10/12 14
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 Records07/10/12 15
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 website07/10/12 17
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/blog07/10/12 20