The library maintains a business reference collection that can be used in the library as well as a collection of business books which may be checked out with a library card. Business magazines and newspapers are also available. Librarians are available at all times to help you with your research needs.
Online Business Resources
Naperville Public Library has extensive online resources to help small business owners and entrepreneurs develop business plans, research market data and demographics, and more.
These online resources can be accessed from within the library or accessed from anywhere with your Naperville Public Library card.
|Title||Description||Category||Niche Academy URL|
|Gale Business: DemographicsNow||
Gale Business: DemographicsNow is a comprehensive business and residential reference and... more
|Gale Business: Entrepreneurship||
Gale Business: Entrepreneurship is a comprehensive database offering content that covers all... more
|Business Plan software, Resources for nonprofits|
|Gale Business: Plan Builder||
Comprehensive business software for planning, starting or running your business or nonprofit.... more
|Business Plan software, Writing a Business Plan|
|Gale Directory Library||
Information on over 600,000 international and U.S. national, regional, state, and local... more
|Resources for nonprofits|
|Gale Legal Forms||
Hundreds of customizable legal forms, drafted by attorneys.
|Sample Legal Forms|
|Gale Power Search||
Time saving tool that cross-searches our Gale resources.
|Gale Virtual Reference Library||
The full-text of many business reference books can be found here including Market Share Reporter... more
Lynda.com is an online library of instructional videos that can help anyone learn software,... more
Public, private and international business data and profiles, plus consumer demographic data to... more
|Reference Solutions (Formerly ReferenceUSA)||
A premier source of business and residential information with more than 40 million businesses,... more
|Industry Size and Trends Research, Market Research, Resources for nonprofits|
|Wall Street Journal Online||
Full-text articles from the financial newspaper of record dating back to 1984.
|Industry Size and Trends Research, Market Research|
|Weiss Financial Ratings Series||
Weiss/Street ratings for Banks, Credit Unions, Insurance Companies, Stocks, and Mutual Funds,... more