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These e-resources include everything from full-text periodical articles to civil service practice tests and from homework help for elementary school children to peer-reviewed journals for college students. Each database requires a login. The instructions are included below.

Business and Finance (Dewey 330 & 650)

DemographicsNow For Libraries: Business & People

Access DemographicsNow For Libraries: Business & People
When prompted, enter all digits of a Carson City Library card barcode number

Connect with a wealth of highly detailed demographic data on more than 24 million U.S. businesses and 206 million consumers. Easily and rapidly produce a variety of both standard and custom reports to help make informed decisions. DemographicsNow: Business & People description is ideal for gaining consumer and market insight for opening a business, finding an untapped audience for products or services, analyzing the shifts and needs of a given population, and much more.

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Access EBSCOhost
When prompted, enter all digits of a Carson City Library barcode number.

EBSCOHost contains thousands of full-text periodical articles from popular and scholarly publications. In addition to the main database, MasterFile Elite, specialized databases for business, science, health, and education are included. Several of the databases are designed specifically to support school assignments, including databases on history and geography from ABC-Clio. 

Full-text magazine and journal articles are also available through the EBSCOhost database.


Foundation Center Online

Access Foundation Center Online
Onsite database. Authenticates at the Carson City Library only.

Strengthening the social sector by advancing knowledge about philanthropy.

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Mergent Intellect

Access Mergent Intellect

Powered by Hoover's™, a Dun & Bradstreet Solution, Mergent Intellect is a flexible web-based application that features a deep collection of worldwide business information that enables companies to generate insightful business intelligence. Mergent Intellect offers a unique opportunity to access private and public U.S. and international business data, industry news, facts and figures, executive contact information, the ability to access industry profiles and much more.

Nevada Career Explorer

Access Nevada Career Explorer
When prompted, enter all digits of a Carson City Library card barcode number and create an account.

Nevada Career Explorer, powered by Headed2, is a specially-designed software service aimed at steering jobseekers toward in-demand occupations in Nevada. Explore over 900 careers, countless educational and certification opportunities, or learn more about yourself and the careers made for you by taking a self-assessment.

World Book

Access World Book
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This website offers an encyclopedia, dictionary, atlas, homework help, study aids, and curriculum guides.

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Gale Virtual Reference Library: Business and Finance

Access Gale Virtual Reference Library: Business and Finance
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The Gale Virtual Reference Library provides online access to some of the most respected reference books published by Thomson-Gale. Medicine, technology, zoology, history, world religions, social issues, criminal justice, and biography are just some of the topics covered by the e-books in this growing collection.

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SilverFlume: Nevada's Business Portal

Access SilverFlume: Nevada's Business Portal

Nevada's One-Stop Shop for Businesses. Have a new or existing business? Register at the only online portal to provide all your license and registration needs in one place. A service of the Nevada Secretary of State.

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