Peterson Business Wing

The Peterson Business Wing is located on the Main Level of the Library. Funds for construction of this wing and its endowment were the generous gift of Clementine Lockwood Peterson, whose bequest funded the Business Library in memory of her husband, J. Whitney Peterson. Business materials and databases are paid for by funds from the Town of Greenwich and the Peterson Foundation.

MSW: Take Charge of Your Money

On Thursday, April 26 at 6:30 pm, understand the importance of having a financial plan as an aid to stay focused on your financial goals. Topics covered include creating net worth statement and income statement, addressing wants, needs and wishes-set timelines to address each goal, and more.

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SCORE: Improving Your Website

On Thursday, May 3 at 6:00 pm, find out how to make your business’s website responsive and representative of your business.  In this presentation, you will learn organic SEO vs. pay per click search, how to establish and maintain your digital footprint, your personal and company data and how it is used, and if your website helps or hurts your digital footprint.

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Job Search: The Search Expert’s Toolkit

On Tuesday, May 1 at 3:00 pm, join us for the third part of this job search series and hear from career coach, Noelle Gross, who will share her preferred tools, templates, and resources as well as current trends in what the experts are using to help job seekers stand out and land an offer.

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WAF Great Decisions: Putinomics

On Wednesday, May 2 at 7:00 pm, be introduced to the complexity of Putinomics and modern-day Russia and how Putin’s devotion to conservative fiscal and monetary policies, coupled with an authoritarian’s ability to implement austerity measures without consulting his population, affects the international relations landscape.

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Featured Databases

Plunkett’s Research Online

Small business owners can compare with competitors by searching industry trends and opportunities. Student’s use SWOT analysis videos and search company information, investment return, and performance. Job Seekers use Plunkett Research to research industries and companies and job market trends. Plunkett’s is also great for finding Industry Associations and Organizations in US and Worldwide.

Mergent Intellect

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 users 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.

Learn Something New or Get Business Help

We are excited to offer business specific events and programming. Most classes typically require registration.

Help with Business Resources

Looking for something specific and not sure what resources to use? Explore the information below to help start your search. Begin with determining what you need from the options below. Interested in viewing a full list of our business databases? Click Here.

ABI/Inform Dateline

ABI/Inform Global

ABI/Inform Trade and Industry

Gale Business Insights: Essentials

Gale Business Insights: Essentials

(search by company > select the products tab)

Hoover’s Online

*In library access only

(username/password available at reference desk)

Reference USA

Reference USA

Hoover’s Online

*In library access only

(username/password available at reference desk)

Standard and Poor’s NetAdvantage

* In library access only

(First click on the Companies tab. Then do a company search. On the left hand side, under Vital Statistics, click on Competitors to retrieve company names and brief financial information. Competitors covered will be hyper linked.)

U.S. Census Bureau website

Hoover’s Online

*In library access only

(username/password available at reference desk)

Reference USA

Foundation Directory Online Professional

*In library access only

Grants to Individuals

*In library access only

Gale Business Insights: Essentials

Plunkett Research Online

Standard & Poor’s NetAdvantage

*In library access only

D & B Global Business Browser

Standard & Poor’s NetAdvantage

*In library access only

Plunkett Research Online

Hoover’s Online

*In library access only

(username/password available at reference desk)

Valueline provides authoritative investment analysis on not only companies and their competitors, but industries as well. On the main page, under Quick Links, click on Standard Edition, and then under Look up Company type in the company’s name or ticker symbol and hit the Value Line icon. A new page will open, ant the company’s investment analysis report is then available in either PDF or HTML formats.

Gale Business Insights: Essential also provides investment analyses from a wealth of stock and company analysts. On the main page, select Company Search from the drop down menu and type in the company’s name or ticker symbol. Gale will typically produce multiple results matching your search request. Be sure to read the results carefully before clicking on the correct company name. The next page will be the Company Profile covering your company. From there, select the Investment Reports tab. There you will find investment analysis reports from a variety of reputable sources.

Standard and Poor’s NetAdvantage provides stock reports and investment analysis by their own analysts. ON the main page, click on the Companies tab,then run a company search. On the left side of the Company Profile results page, click Stock Reports to get stock statistics and investment analysis.

*In library access only

Gale Business Insights: Essentials

Foundation Directory Online Professional

*In library access only

Directory of Obsolete Securities: Information on defunct public stocks, summary of capital changes

*In library access only.

Hoover’s Online

*In library access only

(username/password available at reference desk)

Plunkett Research Online

Reference USA

Hoover’s Online

*In library access only

(username/password available at reference desk)

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