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Business Resource Lists

Available for download here

Online Library for Company & Industry Research

EBSCO Host– (see below for details)
*** Also available using the FREE downloadable app, available in your app market.

    Business Searching Interface – research, by Company, Industry, Author, Subject or Publication. 

    Business Source Premier – full text 2,300+ magazines, covering all disciplines of business. 

    Legal Information Reference Center –full-text publications and legal forms provided through Nolo. 

    MasterFile Premier –full text for 1,700 periodicals covering general reference and business 

    Regional Business News –80+ regional business publications - U.S. metropolitan and rural areas

Gale Virtual Library (Business Plan Handbooks) – a collection of actual business plans in the manufacturing, retail and service industries, written by entrepreneurs seeking funding.

Morningstar – a one stop shop for investment learning. Database allows you to look-up 2000+ individual companies, mutual funds or exchange-traded funds (ETFs). Each listing comes with a wealth of information about each company or fund, along with a series of analyst reports. 

AtoZ Database – access to 30M businesses, 200M residents, 2.3M jobs and 15M executives email addresses within the U.S. Search criteria helps B2B & B2C connections, business/marketing plans, & job seekers *** Also available using the FREE downloadable app, available in your app market.

Value Line – a complete investment management solution that enables both new and experienced investors to make timely, better-informed decisions.

Newspapers & Magazines

The Library keeps back issues of business magazines for 12 months  and 2 months for newspapers. 
Thousands of additional magazines & newspapers are available through our EBSCOHost Masterfile & Business Source on-line database.

 Magazines  and Newspapers 
 Bloomberg Businessweek
 ColoradoBiz
 Entrepreneur
 Fast Company
 Forbes
 Forbes Life 
 Fortune
 Inc.
 Wall Street Journal
 Barron's
 Investor's Business Daily
 Money
 Biz West

Grant Research - To access the Foundation Directory Online, please contact the Reference Desk (970-962-2402 or Reference@CityofLoveland.org) to request an appointment to use this service in the library.  The Colorado Grants Guide Online is available both in the library and remotely.
Foundation Directory Online - A database of over 140,000 foundations, corporate giving programs, and grantmaking public charities in the U.S. and their recently awarded grants. 
Colorado Grants Guide Online - A comprehensive database of funders that support Colorado-based community organizations

Other Company & Industry Research
Mountain States Better Business Bureau: Locate lawyers by name, location/area of practice, firm, corporate law departments, US government or US law faculty  
Edgar Company Search: Security & Exchange Commission’s company info & real-time filings  
Hoovers: basic company information with links to related news articles is free 
BEOnline+: Business Reference Service, Library of Congress

Local & State Resources
Loveland Center for Business Development
Loveland Chamber of Commerce 
Larimer County Small Business Development Center, Ft Collins 
Northern Colorado Economic Development 
Colorado Small Business Development Centers 
Colorado Office of Economic Development & International Trade

Business Start-up and Growth 
Starting a Business in Colorado in-house Guide
Colorado Business Resource Guide: general information to assist in the starting up and operation of small business, whether it is a new startup or an established  
Colorado Sales Tax Information: local and county sales tax rates, as well as, business rates  
Colorado Secretary of State Business Center: links to state business information such as business organizations, names, trademarks, and licensing resources  
SBA: Small Business Administration startup basics 
IRS: Tax Information for Businesses