We'll be glad to look up information for you about Small Businesses -- or help you find what you need. Some examples:
An address or telephone number
The website for a company, name of the CEO,....
A list of all the businesses with more than 10 employees in Beatrice, or Hastings, or...
A list of motels and restaurants in Grand Island, or Nebraska City, or...
The cost of living in Kansas City, Missouri
Average pay rates for selected occupations in North Platte, or York, or...
Address and phone for the Chamber of Commerce in St. Joseph, MO, or...
The latest Consumer Price Index
Who has a certain telephone number or address
Income tax forms
We can copy and fax a limited number of pages to you, at $0.25 a page, or mail information to you.
We have high-speed Internet access at all libraries, at no charge for use and limited charges for printing. (Call for more information)
We also have wireless access at all Lincoln City Libraries
We have access to annual reports for major Nebraska businesses.
We have a large collection of material from the City of Lincoln -- annual reports, Comprehensive Plans, etc.
Give us a call or stop by!
Reference Services -- Bennett Martin Public Library -- Lincoln City Libraries -- Lincoln, Nebraska -- (402) 441-8530 -- e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Small business owners looking for suggestions on how to start or improve their business will find a wealth of material at the Lincoln City Libraries. Electronic databases full of relevant, up-to-date magazine and newspaper articles, print materials from well-known authors and research centers, and links to valuable, selected Internet websites provide both general and specific information on hundreds of topics, from taxes to licenses to marketing to training.
Electronic resources can be accessed 24/7 by anyone with a Lincoln City Libraries card. You can inquire about specific facts, figures, or addresses by phone or email or instant messaging. We can fax or mail you copies of forms, magazine articles, or other material. Most of the titles listed here can be checked out.
The following subscription databases and/or themed webliographies on the Lincoln City Libraries site can be used to access numerous articles and/or links to additional resources about Small Businesses on-line. The databases are resources the library has purchased for your use -- they are not available through a simple Internet search. Use your library card number for access to these paid databases. The webliographies below list dozens of librarian-selected free Internet sites for a wide variety of subjects -- for example, the Small Business Administration and the Census Bureau [If you have difficulty accessing or using the databases, please contact the Reference Department at 441-8530 for assistance.]
Database: Ebsco MasterFILE [Index of magazine/journal articles - many full-text]
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