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Business Source Premiere (EBSCOhost)  

Business Source Premiere provides full text for over 2,200 business publications. More than 10,100 substantial company profiles from Datamonitor are also included. This database is updated on a daily basis via EBSCOhost. Provided by the New Jersey State Library with additional funding from Ocean County Library.
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Gale Business Plans  

A collection of volumes containing hundreds of actual business plans compiled by, and aimed at, entrepreneurs seeking funding for small businesses in North America. Plans are from businesses in the manufacturing, retail and service industries, with company names and addresses changed. Also includes a business plan template, two fictional business plans, a listing of organizations, agencies, and consultants; a glossary; and an updated bibliography. This database is provided through funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Gale Directory Library  

Find a trade group, a college scholarship, a consultant, a wholesaler, and more. Information is available 24/7 at your home or work. Individual entries can be printed, emailed and downloaded and mailing lists created. Titles in OCL's GDL collection are American Wholesalers & Distributors Directory, Awards, Honors and Prizes, Brands & Their Companies, Consultants & Consulting Organizations Directory, Scholarships, Fellowships & Loans, Encyclopedia of Associations: National Organizations, Encyclopedia of Associations: Regional, State and Local Organizations, Encyclopedia of Associations: International Organizations, Tradeshows Worldwide and Ward's Business Directory of U.S. Private and Public Companies This database is provided through funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Job & Career Accelerator  

Here is your easy-to-use online resource for finding the job that's perfect for you! It guides you through every step to find a job. Access current detailed job listings from over 5 million job postings which are collected from all major job boards. Create professional resumes and cover letters, master interviewing and networking techniques, and more! First-time users click on "Register" and fill out the information to create a free account. Returning users login with their username and password, if you have a Learning Express Library account you can use that username and password instead of creating a new account. A tutorial on how to use the database is available or you can click on the ‘Get Started’ tab. Provided by the New Jersey State Library.
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Legal Forms by Gale Cengage  

Gale Legal Forms includes a wide selection of New Jersey business, personal and litigation forms and selected federal forms. Some popular legal forms in this database include: real estate contracts, wills, power of attorney, landlord/tenant, divorce, automobile bill of sale and bankruptcy. The forms can be downloaded in Word or saved in several other formats. They can be modified with your specific information, saved or emailed. USLegal.com charges for the same forms but with your library card you have free access through this database! This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Morningstar Investment Research Center  

The online Morningstar service has information on thousands of mutual funds, including the Morningstar star rating. Also includes information on stocks on New York Stock Exchange, American Stock Exchange, and NASDAQ stocks. Find information on exchange-traded funds (ETFs) with up-to-date information on returns, reports and Morningstar ratings. If you've been using Morningstar in paper at the library, please ask staff to help you get started with the online version. This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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New Jersey Property Records  

Free access to property records for the entire State of New Jersey while in any Ocean County Library location. Records include tax and zoning maps, GIS maps and property ownership and tax information. This resource can only be used in the library. This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Reference USA  

Need a phone number or address for a long lost friend in Arizona, a doctor in Alaska or a list of shoe manufacturers in Kansas? Reference USA can help. It is a collection of residential, business, and health directories for the U.S. and Canada that can be searched in a variety of ways. Provided by the New Jersey State Library, except for the Consumer/Lifestyle module which is provided by the Ocean County Library.
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Regional Business News (EBSCOhost)  

From Moscow to Montana, find out what the regional papers are saying about local businesses and industry trends. Includes some NJ regional business papers. Provided by the New Jersey State Library.
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Small Business Reference Center (Ebsco)  

Small Business Reference Center is a resource for small business owners and those interested in starting a business, offering full-text periodicals and reports, sample business plans, U.S. tax forms, videos and reference books. It supports small business owners in all relevant areas from planning, financing and managing a business to exit strategies. Users also have the ability to search within specific ‘Business Topics’ and ‘Business Types’ relevant to their needs. Provided by the New Jersey State Library.
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Value Line Investment Survey Online  

Value Line Investment Survey Online gives you free access in the library and at home to the weekly Investment Survey and Investment Survey-Small & Midcap Editions. The online edition is updated every Monday morning at 8am and is exactly the same as the paper sent through the mail. 1700 public companies are given Timeliness™ rankings for their future price performance. Please use the access at home link if you are not in a library location. This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Westlaw  Available at the Toms River and Brick branches ONLY.

Westlaw provides access to the New Jersey Statutes Annotated, New Jersey court cases from 1790 to present, the New Jersey Administrative Code and New Jersey Register. It also includes text of federal laws including the United States Code Annotated, as well as U.S. Supreme Court, federal district and 3rd Circuit Court case decisions. If you are looking for a legal form you can use New Jersey Practice, New Jersey Pleading and Practice, and New Jersey Forms Legal and Business. Available at the Toms River and Brick branches through designated Legal Research computers. This database is provided through funding from the Ocean County Library.


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eBooks by EBSCOhost (formerly NetLibrary)  

7000+ nonfiction free eBooks that are completely searchable, viewable and downloadable can now be found in this database. Creating a free My Ebscohost account is required before you can access these eBooks offline. You no longer need to be in the library to create your account the first time. Adobe® Digital Editions 1.7.1 or higher is required for offline viewing. Download this free software here. Provided by the New Jersey State Library.

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Gale Virtual Reference Library  

Imagine a comprehensive reference library right at your fingertips; it’s all here- encyclopedias, almanacs and reference books on a wide variety of topics including movie reviews, college scholarships, the Vietnam War, Catholicism, endangered species and small business information. This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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GreenFile (EBSCOhost)  

GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 384,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,700 records. Provided by the New Jersey State Library



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