* These resources require a Houston Public Library Card for access from your home or office.
The complete Barron's on microfilm available in a digital format. Starting date is January 2008. Use by selecting the title Barron's and the desired date.*
Provides information about companies and charities to encourage wise purchases and a fair marketplace.
Business Abstracts with Full Text offers a multitude of business magazines and scholarly journals. This comprehensive database is an ideal resource for those looking to conduct research in any area of business.*
Resources for small businesses and job seekers.*
Gale Business Insights: Global uses case studies, statistical data sources, news articles, academic journals and topical reference materials organized by country, company and industry to quickly engage users in the global business environment.*
Forms to register your business with the Texas Secretary of State.
If you plan to start or expand a business, the Business Plan Handbooks provide over 250 examples of business plans for a variety of businesses.*
Scholarly business journals covering management, economics, finance, accounting, international business and much more. Please note: This database features a new interface.*
Federal grant and loan programs.
Easy to find bank information and compare interest rates.
Spanish language citations on business and economics.*
Up-to-date data, articles and news about companies and industries.*
The Financial Times Historical Archive delivers the complete searchable run of the world’s most authoritative daily business newspaper from 1888-2008. An essential, comprehensive and unbiased research tool for everyone studying the public affairs and financial history of the last 120 years.*
Program details and application guidelines for leading foundations as well as sponsoring company information for corporate givers.
Find sources for scholarships, fellowships, grants, awards and other financial support for individuals.
Includes Ward's Business Directory of U.S. Private and Public Companies, Encyclopedia of Associations, Gale Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media, and National Directory of Nonprofit Organizations.*
Legal forms specific to Texas.*
Full-text reference books on topics including biography, business, the environment, history, law, social sciences, medicine, religion, the sciences, and multicultural studies.*
Houston's "chamber of commerce."
Over 800 companies' annual reports (1844-current) available through searchable pdf images.*
Find up to date proprietary editorial content covering more than 40,000 public and non-public companies and 225,000 key executives. Hoover's delivers in depth industry analyses, information on a company's location, summary financials, top competitors, top officers, and more.*
Federal tax forms back to 1990.
Search for business suppliers that includes 3.5 million companies worldwide.
Business descriptions, corporate histories and financial statements for over thousands of U.S and international public companies.*
Access to an archive of corporate and industry related documents.*
A listing of the new NAICS codes, with correspondence tables for NAICS to SIC (Standard Industrial classification) and SIC to NAICS.
Business database of U.S. businesses; also includes an international business database, a residential database, new movers database (residential) and new businesses database.*
Business database of U.S. businesses; also includes an international business database, a residential database, new movers database (residential) and new businesses database.
Articles from regional business publications.*
A searchable database of SIC codes.
Information and services offered by the SBA.
Small Business Reference Center provides a number of periodical articles, reference books, and 'how to' videos on relevant topics from starting a company, operations management and sales to growing or rescuing a business.*
Small business management resources from periodical and reference works including business sample plans and legal forms.*
Includes the Daily Price Records for stocks back to 1984 and mutual funds back to 1998. Also available is the S&P Register and market and company information.*
Find statistics on population, economic conditions, labor, health, education, natural resources, pollution, and many other topics from the world's most comprehensive database of statistical information. If fulltext is not available online, check with the Central Library's Reference Department for print availability.*
Thomas Register's free online supplier/finder index of manufacturers. Access requires registration.
Free searchable databases of patents and trademarks, as well as information on the patent process.
The financial newspaper of record-- offering in-depth coverage of national and international finance from 1984 to -current.*
The complete Wall Street Journal on microfilm available in a digital format. Starting date is January 2008. Use by selecting the title Wall Street Journal and the desired date.*
Full page view of the Wall Street Journal from 1889-1993.*
CPI and inflation rates with a cost of living calculator.
Also see Investing.
For more information, search in the databases listed under Magazines, Scholarly Journals and Publications.