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Business Market Research Collection

Business Market Research Collection offers information on 40,000 global public and non-public companies including location, summary financials, competitors, officers and more. Stay abreast in the business world with this research center.

Business Plans Handbook

Business Plans Handbook

Actual business plans compiled by, and aimed at, entrepreneurs seeking funding for small businesses. Presents sample plans taken from businesses in the manufacturing, retail and service industries which serve as examples of how to approach, structure and compose business plans.

Morningstar Investment Research Center


Morningstar provides financial data on thousands of stocks and mutual funds. Research with their independent reports to inform yourself on current business news and trends.

RefUSA by Data Axle

Verified information on more than 16 million U.S. businesses and residential demographic profiles of neighborhoods, counties and states. Use this information to search for jobs, new business opportunities, marketing options, research companies worldwide, trace addresses and phone numbers and find location profiles of all sizes. Great for business research for business owners and entrepreneurs.

Universal Class

Universal class offers hundreds of online continuing education classes facilitated by dedicated instructors sharing their knowledge on almost any imaginable topic. Classes are free for Scottsdale Public Library card holders.

Wall Street Journal
Please check out our new daily digital newspaper access for Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal (1984 - Current)

We are excited to promote our new daily Wall Street Journal newspaper access!

Use instructions below and links to get the daily newspaper.

  • Access The Wall Street Journal daily newspaper from anywhere!
  • Simply click here to create your account, and you can start using immediately
  • Your access will be available for the next 3 days
  • After 3 days, simply come back and click the above link again and login as an existing user with the same username and password you originally created

Non-Library Online Resources:

City of Scottsdale New Business Licenses

City of Scottsdale New Business Licenses

Arizona Commerce Authority

Arizona Commerce Authority

Arizona Corporation Commission

Better Business Bureau

City of Scottsdale Economic Development

Medicare Information

Phoenix Business Journals

Scottsdale Chamber of Commerce

Social Security and Retirement

U.S. Small Business Association

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