Business, Career, and Investing
The collection includes Also books for the small business owner on writing business plans, getting financial backing and growing your business. The Cyrenius H. Booth Library subcribes to Barron's.
AtoZdatabases: Premier Reference and Marketing Database including 30 million business profiles & 220 million residents. Ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives, and much more! Update Frequency: Biweekly; Format: Web; Output: Email, Print or Download
Business and Company Resource Center with Newsletters through iCONN.org – Business and Company Resource Center is a fully integrated resource bringing together company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, chronologies and periodicals. The Newsletters ASAP database is fully integrated in this database. Search this database to find detailed company and industry news and information.
New York Times (1980 to current) – free access to full-text articles online through www.iCONN.org with library barcode number.
A dedicated business and investment computer is located on the third floor of the library in the Business/Career area.
The Career section includes Occupational Outlook Handbook, books on resume and cover letter writing, interviewing and career advancement.
LearningExpressLibrary.com – Free interactive practice exams including SAT, GED, ACT, Civil Service Exam, Cosmetology, EMS, Law Enforcement, Real Estate and more. Learning Express also has an online Resume Writer and Computer Software Tutorials. Learn or review these 2003 and 2007/2008 Microsoft Office programs (basic to advanced, PC and Mac) from home, work, or the library: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook. If you are new to computers, you will also find tutorials in Windows XP, Vista Business, and Mac OSX Leopard Desktop. Learn rapidly through fully interactive multimedia programs that include sound, animation, and visuals for easy learning. The tutorials offer self-assessments, quizzes, hands-on practice lab simulations, and interactive video content for better understanding of material.
JobNow: Free database that offers live job search coaching in three sections, Write the Resume, Ace the Interview, and Links and Tips.
Universal Class: Over 500 online continuing education courses available! Business people, students, those seeking to develop or change careers, pursue a hobby, self-help, parenting skills, and so much more. Continuing Education Units available. Learn at your own pace under the guidance of dedicated instructors.
Valueline Investment Survey: a greatly expanded database that now provides reports on over 3,500 companies and 13,000 mutual funds. New features include on-line screening tools, company news and market updates. For access to Valueline from home or outside of the library building click here, you will need to enter your 14-digit Newtown library card barcode number without spaces or hyphens, no password is needed.
NAIC Investor’s Toolkit software on the business computer is available for fundamental analysis of common stocks and portfolio management on the library's business computer.
Updated September 2010