Business and Investment Tools

business toolsWhether you're researching competitors, preparing for a job interview, investigating a potential business opportunity or making investment decisions, company, industry and investment research can be critical.





Business & Investments

Gale Business Insights: Essentials

Business Insights: Essentials offers information, full-text articles, and statistical data about companies and industries for business owners, marketing professionals, investors, and students.

Gale Business Insights: Essentials

Reference USA

Find residential and business phone numbers and addresses! Company profiles in the Business database include address, phone number, size, lines of business, and executive or contact for each firm. The Residential database covers 120 million households.

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Morningstar Investment Research Center offers proprietary stock and mutual fund analysis, screening tools and portfolio-building features to library patrons.

Note: Access to this resource is limited to 5 concurrent users (both on-site and remote access) from our greater library service area at a time. If you are denied access, please try again later.

Morningstar Investment Research Center is provided through funding to Dauphin County Library System as the Capital Area Library District. Access is shared between all 22 libraries in Cumberland, Dauphin, and Perry counties.

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Instant access to the magazines you know and love in an easy-to-read digital format. All you need is your Library card!

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Environmental Information


GREENR focuses on the study of sustainability and the environment. It provides news, background information, video, commentaries, primary source documents and statistics in relevant topic areas such as energy systems, healthcare, food, climate change, population, economic development, etc.

Gale Global Reference on the Environment, Energy and Natural Resources (GREENR)



Investment Resources

Smart About Money