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Business & Legal Forms
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Provides a wide selection of Alabama legal forms across the most popular legal areas. Includes real estate contracts, wills, pre-marital agreements, bankruptcy, divorce, landlord tenant and many others. Also included is a comprehensive attorney state directory and a dictionary of legal definitions explained in laymen's language. Also, via https://subscriptions.uslegalforms.com/gale/forms.html
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Actual business plans compiled by, and aimed at, entrepreneurs seeking funding for small businesses. Presents sample plans taken from businesses in the manufacturing, retail and service industries which serve as examples of how to approach, structure and compose business plans. -site
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Requires a JCLC card and residence in Birmingham, AL.
Company & Corporation
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Management issues, economic indicators, business theories and practices, activities of companies and industries worldwide. Full-text articles, images, and citations from academic journals and trade magazines.
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Requires a JCLC card.
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Company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, histories, chronologies. Detailed news and information on companies and industry.
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Requires a JCLC card.
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Mergent Archives is an online database featuring a vast, indexed collection of corporate and industry related documents. The database contains hundreds of thousands of reports covering over 100 countries and industries.
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Requires a JCLC card and residence in Birmingham, AL.
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A database of resources for the modern businessman, Business Source Premier contains full-text articles from more than 1,000 newspapers and magazines on business topics, management, economics, finance, banking, and accounting.
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Requires a JCLC card.
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Mergent Online is an Internet-based suite of information resources that enables in-depth business and financial research.
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Requires a JCLC card and residence in Birmingham, AL.
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Directory of U.S. businesses, company leaders, parent companies, and subsidiaries. Includes U.S. healthcare listings, job and internship listings, and White Page listings.
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This database provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications, incorporating coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. Updated daily.
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ThomasNet, formerly known as the Thomas Register of American Manufacturers, is a comprehensive resource for finding information on suppliers of industrial products and services in North America. ThomasNet provides direct access to the detailed information needed to make a purchasing or specifying decision, including line-item product details, CAD drawings, and more.
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