Business, Finance and Investment

DemographicsNow

Access a demographic report on a location, or locations, for information on demographics, retail spending, consumer expenditures, and more. The perfect tool for finding untapped markets and household buying patterns, direct mail targeting, and much more.

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Statistical Abstract of the United States 2013

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Logo Proquest Statistical Abstract USA 2013​The Statistical Abstract of the United States is the best-known statistical reference publication in the country and you will find it behind nearly every reference desk in U.S. libraries.

It is the authoritative go-to source for statistics on the social political and economic conditions in the United States. Librarians value the Statistical Abstract as both an answer book (“How much corn is grown in Iowa?”) and a guide to statistical sources (“What organization has the most authoritative data on foreclosures?”).

The Statistical Abstract of the United States is now available online through the UAPL's newest subscription. Please check it out along with our other premium resources.

Encyclopedia of American Industries

Examines different industries in the United States with information on current leaders and conditions. Includes manufacturing, agriculture, service, mining, and construction industries, among others.

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DemographicsNow

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Designed for entrepreneurs and businesses, DemographicsNow is a comprehensive database offering a wealth of nationwide consumer and business information through a variety of simple, ready-to-use demographic data reports.  

With it you can determine the buying patterns of potential customers within the area of your business. It is the perfect tool for finding new customers and untapped markets, household buying patterns, direct mail targeting and much more.

DemographicsNow, along with our other  Business, Finance and Investment databases, are invaluable resources provided free of charge by UAPL to our patrons. Find them, along with the rest of our premium resources, on the UAPL Online Reference Databases page.

Encyclopedia of Small Business

Presents information for aspiring and current small business owners, including financing, financial planning, business plan creation, market analysis, sales strategy, tax planning, human resource issues, and more.

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Weiss Financial Ratings Online

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Weiss Research has a long history of providing independent research and tools to enable investors to make informed decisions.

Weiss Financial Ratings Online contains financial strength ratings on over 21,000 banks; Savings and Loans; Credit Unions; Auto, Homeowner, Property & Casualty Insurers;  HMOs and Health Insurers; as well as Long Term Care Insurers and Annuities. In addition there are also ratings for over 6,000 stocks and 16,000 mutual funds from Street.com.

Weiss Financial Ratings Online is a great tool to help make informed decisions in many aspects of your financial life. And while you are there, check out our other excellent Investment Resources.

Investment Resources

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Did you know you can research and print reports and recommendations on stocks, mutual funds and other investments from home, any time of day?

The library subscribes to two investment databases that our patrons can access anywhere with an internet connection. Just enter your UAPL card number and PIN, and you're in!

Morningstar Investment Research Center and Weiss Financial Ratings Online both provide comprehensive financial information and independent analysis on stocks and mutual funds to help investors make informed decisions. Wiess also covers other aspects of your financial life with their ratings of banks, credit unions and insurance companies.

Try them today! Feel free to contact the Reference Department at 614-486-3342 or at reference@ualibrary.org for any questions about using these valuable resources.

Click here for the entire list of UAPL's Business, Finance and Investment resources.

Reference eBooks

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Did you know you don’t always have to go to the library to look up reliable and authoritative information in reference books?

Whether you are working on a school project or research paper, have a bet with a friend over a fact, or just want to satisfy your curiosity about a topic, UAPL card holders can get online access to  a variety of encyclopedia titles covering science, history, business, medicine, culture and much more. You can even use your mobile device when you’re on the go!

An example of just a few titles that are available include:

See a full list of all the reference eBook titles by going to  Gale Virtual Reference Library,  or download the Access My Library app ( iOS | Android) on your mobile device, and choose UAPL as your local library. You can also access individual eBooks through the UAPL Databases page.

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