Business Databases

The Library offers training on the various online data research products available at If you are a business person interested in learning how the Library’s free online business products can help you, please contact Adult Reference Librarian Tim Sherman at 734-453-0750, ext. 206 or email for training.


Business Research and Investing

Business Book Summaries – EBSCO’s Business Book Summaries (BBS) provides concise yet comprehensive summaries of the best business books. With these summaries, professionals and students can keep up with the latest information in the business world and learn more effectively.

Demographics Now – An online subscription resource that provides users with access to robust and highly detailed U.S. demographic data.

eBook Business Collection

Entrepreneurial Studies Source – Entrepreneurial Studies Source is an essential database for business students and researchers, providing the latest insights on entrepreneurship and small businesses topics. It offers full-text business journals, magazines, reference books, case studies and company profiles. – Enjoy unlimited access to a vast subscription library of high-quality, current, and engaging video tutorials taught by recognized industry experts in the areas of software, technology, creative, and business skills.

Morningstar Library Edition – Find a stock or mutual fund to meet your needs, research current or prospective holdings, or see how your investments fit together.

Online Classes from Gale Courses – Enroll in a wide variety of six-week online classes with your Plymouth Library Card. Choose from classes in subject areas such as business, project management, grant writing and much more.

Reference U.S.A. – Information on U.S. and Canadian companies. This is great for constructing sales or marketing lists.

Regional Business News – Regional Business News provides full-text regional business publications for the United States and Canadian provinces. Users can search newspapers, magazines and other resources from trusted news sources.

Small Business Reference Center – Small Business Reference Center offers exclusive full text for many top consumer small business reference books, as well as tools to address many small business topics. It includes business videos, a help and advice section and details on how to create business plans.