Business and Economics Databases

Business Source Premier

Business Source Premier provides comprehensive coverage in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, banking, finance, etc. Additional full-text, non-journal content includes market research reports, industry reports, country reports, company profiles and SWOT analyses.

Colorado Grants Guide

For in-library use only. 

Colorado Grants Guide Online describes itself as "the most comprehensive database of funders that support Colorado-based community organizations." The guide is published by the Community Resource Center, which exists to help Colorado non-profit organizations. is a comprehensive career resource with information on thousands of companies. Glassdoor includes salary, bonuses, and other details for specific jobs at specific companies, as well as actual interview questions and hiring process details. Also included are reviews written by employees that highlight the pros and cons of working for a particular employer.

IRS Forms and Publications

This website is the official source of Internal Revenue Service (IRS) federal tax forms and publications. You can download forms to print or complete online, find instructions on how to complete forms, and read answers to frequently asked questions.

Legal Information Reference Center

Legal Information Reference Center contains hundreds of full-text publications and thousands of legal forms. The full-text legal reference books are provided through Nolo­, the nation's oldest and most respected provider of legal information for consumers and small businesses.

Occupational Outlook Handbook

 The Occupational Outlook Handbook from the U.S. Department of Labor provides essential information for hundreds of occupations. Information includes typical responsibilities for specific jobs, information on what skills or prerequisites are needed to get a particular job, average pay, and typical work environment.

Points of View Reference Center

 Points of View Reference Center contains a balance of materials from all viewpoints, including more than 1,300 main essays, leading political magazines from both sides of the aisle, newspapers, radio & TV news transcripts, primary source documents and reference books.

Resume Builder from

This website includes tips and tools to plan, write, and format your resume.


TED-Ed’s commitment to creating lessons worth sharing is an extension of TED’s mission of spreading great ideas. Within the growing TED-Ed video library, you will find carefully curated educational videos, many of which represent collaborations between talented educators and animators nominated through the TED-Ed platform. This platform also allows users to take any useful educational video, not just TED's, and easily create a customized lesson around the video. Users can distribute the lessons, publicly or privately, and track their impact on the world, a class, or an individual student. -From the TED Ed website

Tools for Tough Times from the Colorado Virtual Library

The nationwide economic downturn has not spared Colorado, and we know a lot of you are working hard to make the best of difficult situations. The Colorado State Library's Samantha Hager has led the way in gathering together resources to help you make these tough times a little more manageable. If you're in need of food, shelter, healthcare, or help managing unemployment, you'll find some great ideas here.  In addition, we're happy to be able to provide access to a great job hunting guide created by the staff of the Denver Public Library. Over time, we plan to add some more detailed resources on small business start up, personal finance, and more.

Virtual Colorado Workforce Center

The Virtual Workforce Center at the Library is your online job search toolkit brought to you by the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment and the Garfield County Libraries. From the main page you may link to these services:

  • Search job listings;
  • Create a resume;
  • Locate social services including services for veterans and persons with disabilities, energy and food assistance, and child support services;
  • Find skills training;
  • File for unemployment and/or check on your UI (unemployment insurance) account; and
  • Locate a Workforce Center.