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Reference and User Services Association Division of American Library Association Business Guides

Business Reference Essentials

A guide for new business librarians to get started and a refresher for seasoned professionals.

Business Databases in Libraries

On this page you can find some of the most commonly used subscription databases for business research.  Links to vendors' sites will help you find more information. This list is derived from:

There are many more resources available.  For more options please see what's listed in the subject-specific BRASS Business guides.

Reviews of business databases appear in:


Popular Business Databases:


Insights on selecting business databases:

Article Databases

Company and Industry Profile Databases

Consumer Information

Directory Information

Finance and Economics Data Sources

International Information

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