Pelham Library offers access to ReferenceUSA
Published 2:40 pm Thursday, July 23, 2015
FROM STAFF REPORTS
PELHAM— To accommodate the needs of business owners, sales representatives and job seekers, the Pelham Public Library is offering a service called ReferenceUSA, an online provider of business and consumer research.
ReferenceUSA helps library users create effective marketing plans, conduct essential competitive analysis, raise funds and locate people in order to expand business. The online database provides real-time access to more than 20 million businesses and 222 million consumers.
Pelham Library cardholders can access this resource from the library and anywhere else with Internet access. The database features two sections: “U.S. New Businesses” and “U.S. New Homeowners and Movers.”
Users can select a location and radius to look search through a database of millions of businesses and 200,000 human resource contact names. Many entries also include links to job postings.
Students can utilize ReferenceUSA to find articles for research on businesses and find data summaries to profile neighborhoods, cities and states, as well as researching demographics by business types, sizes and median income.
Users can access ReferenceUSA at Pelhamlibrary.com under “Resources.” Members may log in by typing in their active library card number. For more information, call 620-6418.