Business Research

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Business & Marketing Research

Use your library card number to access these resources.

  • MeL Business Gateway 
  • Small Business Resource Center - Learn how to start, finance or manage your small business.
  • Business Insights: Global - A unique source for international business intelligence offering the most comprehensive and convenient way to find case studies, in-depth statistical data coupled with deep research, and the ability to compare global economies, countries and industries.
  • BusinessDecision (CivicTechnologies) - Comprehensive business-to-consumer market data. Detailed company profiles, product and brand information combined with investment reports, rankings and market share data allow users to better penetrate the consumer marketplace.
  • Demographics Now - Robust and highly-detailed demographic data. Ideal for gaining consumer and market insight as you consider opening a business, finding an untapped audience for your products, analyzing the shifts and needs of a given population, and more. Reporting capability allows you to rapidly produce a variety of compiled reports to help you make informed and accurate decisions.
  • Gale Directory Library - Business Rankings Annual, Ward's Directory of Public & Private Companies in Canada & Mexico
  • Reference USA - Business and residential directory
  • Michigan Legal Forms - Downloadable legal forms


 Other Business Resources