Small Business Resources

The Jacksonville Public Library believes that each resident of Duval County has the right to live in an economically sound community. To that end, the Library's Small Business Resources provides free print materials, e-resources, and programs to the residents of Jacksonville to help start and grow small businesses, to find jobs, and to manage their personal finances to achieve economic success.

Business Collection

Analyze company performance and activity, industry events and trends as well as the latest in management, economics and politics.  Access to a combination of broker research reports, trade publications, newspapers, journals and company directory listings with full text and images available.

Gale Directory Library

The Gale Directory Library hosts a variety of directory products that particular libraries can choose from. Use it to search, sort and export information from both current directory editions as well as prior editions that are maintained as searchable backfiles. Multiple directories can be cross-searched or users can mine individual directories for the particular kinds of data they contain, such as financial information for companies, circulation figures for publications, and much more.

LinkedIn Learning

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Learn relevant, professional skills on LinkedIn Learning with Lynda.com content. All you need is your library card and PIN to enjoy unlimited FREE access to 16,000+ on-demand courses in 7 language – all taught by passionate, expert instructors with real-world experience.

Morningstar Investment Research Center

**Library card number must be all caps i.e. FJP000xxxxxxx.

Morningstar, Inc. is a leading provider of independent investment research in the United States and in major international markets. It is a trusted source for insightful information on stocks, mutual funds, variable annuities, closed-end funds, exchange-traded funds, separate accounts, hedge funds, and 529 college savings plans.

Reference Solutions

Reference Solutions is a powerful online reference and research tool providing library cardholders instant, real-time access to accurate, in-depth information on 24 million U.S. businesses and 235 million U.S. residents. Reference Solutions makes it faster and easier to find new business opportunities, research executives and companies, find news articles, conduct job searches, research papers, locate addresses and phone numbers, conduct market research and much more.

Small Business Collection

Perfect for business schools and entrepreneurs, this compilation provides insights, tips, strategies and success stories.  Users will find hundreds of full-text subject appropriate periodicals.

Search this database to learn how to start, finance or manage your small business. Resources include sample business plans, how to guides, articles and websites.

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