BUSINESS RESOURCES

Explore a vast collection of books, resources and tools available for downloading to your computer, tablet or mobile device. Search here to download an eBook, improve your financial literacy, search your family tree, get homework help, read an eZine – and so much more.

Sites listed are for the exclusive use of library patrons. Enter your Library ID number when prompted. (Located on the back of your library card.)

Sites marked with an asterisk* are provided as part of the POWER Library, Pennsylvania’s Electronic Library. This project is made possible in part by Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services and through Library Access Funds administered by the Office of Commonwealth Libraries, Department of Education, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Tom Wolf, Governor.

BUSINESS INSIGHTS: ESSENTIALS *

Gale Business Insights: Essentials delivers authoritative company and industry information, articles, and statistical data.

CAREERS IN BUSINESS

Careers in Business explores a variety of growing fields to help young adults gain a head start in learning about the many career opportunities available for those who want to pursue a career in business.

CAREERS IN HUMAN SERVICES

Understanding the wide variety of jobs in human services is important for anyone preparing for that career path. Merging scholarship with occupational development, this single comprehensive guidebook provides human services students with the necessary insight into potential careers, and provides instruction on what job seekers can expect in terms of training, advancement, earnings, job prospects, working conditions, relevant associations, and more.

EBSCOHOST EBOOKS *

Books and Research

From a single book to a full shelf of volumes on a chosen subject, across languages and publishers, with a variety of search options available, this database covers all major subject areas. A must-use tool for researchers and readers.

FOUNDATION CENTER

Grant Research

Available at Albright Memorial Library Only

The most current, accurate, up-to-date and comprehensive information available on U.S. foundations and other grant providers.

GALE TOPIC COLLECTIONS

Research

Explore research topics such business information, cooking, environment, fine arts, nursing, pop culture, religion and more!

GALE VIRTUAL REFERENCE LIBRARY

Reference eBooks

Search a wide variety of subject areas including business, medicine, law, science and more.

JOB & CAREER ACCELERATOR

Career Planning & Job Hunting

Here is a database that combines everything you need for a successful job search in one easy-to-use website. Research careers, look at job postings, learn interviewing skills. All the tools you need to better your chances in a competitive job market.

LEARNING EXPRESS LIBRARY

Test Preparation

A comprehensive, interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial courses designed to help students and adult learners succeed on the academic or licensing tests.

LEGAL INFORMATION REFERENCE CENTER

Forms, definitions, legal and publications to help a lay person understand the law covering business and family matters, real estate, personal finance and taxes, estate planning and more.

MASTERFILE *

Research

Full text articles from more than 1,700 reference resources, magazines, and journals covering general interest subject areas such as business, education, law, science and more.

MASTERFILE REFERENCE EBOOK COLLECTION

Research

Over 700 full text eBooks covering general interest subject areas such as business, education, law, science and more.

MORNINGSTAR INVESTMENT RESEARCH CENTER

Investment Research

Up-to-date information for investors about stocks, mutual funds, and other investment options, with help and education for the private investor.

POWER LIBRARY *

Pennsylvania’s Electronic Reference Library.

Find trustworthy answers to questions about healthcare, consumer purchases, personal finances, and much more. Access to newspapers, magazines, journals, historical documents and photos, online databases, and eBooks.

DATA AXLE REFERENCE SOLUTIONS

Formerly known as Reference USA

Directory of 12 Million US Businesses. Also includes listings for 675,000 doctors and 180,000 dentists, as well as 135 Million U.S. Households listings. Use this database to conduct job searches, look for sales leads, find business contact information, analyze competitors and more.

 

**Data Axle, formerly known as ReferenceUSA, has reported intermittent connection issues for users using the Google Chrome browser.  While technicians at Data Axle work on the issue, they recommend using any of the other internet browsers, for example, Firefox, Microsoft Edge, Safari to access Data Axle.

WEISS FINANCIAL RATINGS SERIES ONLINE

Consumer Guides

Easy to use guides to important financial decisions such as Automobile, Homeowners, Long-term Care, Medicare Insurances and Variable Annuities.

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