Business Databases

A variety of databases filled with current information to help small businesses, entrepreneurs and employees. Information includes regional business publications; consumer, demographic, and market segmentation data; and grant opportunities.

Research Databases for Small Business

Business Magazines

Available to read online or download
cover of Bloomberg Businessweek magazine cover of Forbes magazine cover of Newsweek magazine

Business & Finance Books

 

 

Exciting news!
Over the next couple of weeks we are making a switch to a new calendar & room booking system.

We greatly appreciate your patience as we make this transition. If you experience difficulties accessing our calendar or requesting a meeting room please contact your local library for assistance.

Let PLS Business Services help you succeed!

business men and women

The Pioneer Library System offers resources that can assist you in achieving your business goals and get you on the way to a prosperous and successful period in your life. Take advantage of our following services to help your personal growth and development. We're here for you! 

Schedule a Librarian – Did you know that you can schedule a personal tour of our Business Resources with a library staff member? During your appointment, library staff will showcase tools to help with business development, demographic research, and more. One hour appointments can be scheduled at least 24-hours in advance. Make your appointment by contacting the Business Outreach Coordinators or filling out the appointment form.

Improve your marketing efforts – Our Virtual Library offers databases that can help you identify your current market, find new customers, or help with your plans for expansion. BusinessDecision, for instance, gives you the ability to complete a demographic study of any location you choose nationwide. Along with traditional demographic information (population, income, household size, etc.), BusinessDecision gives you insights into how consumers live and spend their money. This valuable information can be implemented when deciding what markets to target and what types of advertising to use. It is also a great tool to utilize when considering a new location.