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Use for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, job-hunting, and more.

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Business Insights: Global

Articles, press releases, investment reports, company histories, product information, industry and company rankings, as well as financial and industry overviews.

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Demographics Now

Robust and highly detailed demographic data. Ideal for gaining consumer and market insight and creating reports.

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Gale Business: Plan Builder

Step-by-step online planning tool for starting, managing and optimizing a business or nonprofit. Intuitive dashboard walks users through five areas of exploration to develop a business plan focused on long-term success.

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Legal Forms

Official state, federal, business, personal, real estate, and general forms covering hundreds of legal subjects and issues.

LinkedIn Learning

Access over 16,000 expert-led courses in multiple languages. Earn certificates of completion as you learn new business, technology, and creative skills. Log in using your Cook Library account password (PIN) and card number.

Mobile App Available. Library ID = cmpld. 

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Data and analyst reports on mutual funds and stocks.

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Public Records Electronic Database

Search public records for new home purchases, new business starts, foreclosures, sales, and bankruptcies for Cook, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, and Will counties in Illinois.

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Standard & Poor’s Net Advantage

Combines eleven Standard and Poor’s investment products including Stock Reports, the Outlook, Industry Surveys, Bond Guide, and Mutual Funds.

Start Up Business Binder (PDF)

A one-stop-shop info guide for entrepreneurs getting into business. Get your business questions answered and connect with local entrepreneur support networks in Lake County, IL. This informational guide is designed to help prospective and early-stage entrepreneurs hit the ground running.

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Tax Information

Compiled by CMPLD librarians. Includes links to federal and state forms, resources for help, and free AARP tax appointment information.

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Value Line

Investment advice on the stock market industries and the economy.

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