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Databases - Business Plans and Start Up Assistance
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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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Requires a JCLC card.
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Video Tutorial  Video tutorial by BPL on YouTube (length 4:32)
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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.
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Part of the Gale Business Suite: A powerful online resource connects users with a wealth of highly detailed demographic data on more than 24 million U.S. businesses and 206 million consumers—making it ideal for gaining consumer and market insight. • The product's superior reporting capability enables users to easily and rapidly produce a variety of compiled reports—both standard and custom—to help make informed and accurate decisions. • The demographics tool leverages Census data, consumer expenditures, retail spending, and Mosaic Lifestyle market segmentation groupings to helps users "crunch" data in easy-to-use report formats providing complete demographic information for any geographic territory—from a summary report to a comparison of up to sixteen different geographies within a single report. • An innovative new mapping tool allows users to map their business and residential search results to create custom geographies and view demographic variables in thematic coloring scales.
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Requires a JCLC card and residence in Birmingham, AL.
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Part of the Gale Business Suite: A comprehensive database that covers all aspects of starting and operating a business, including accounting, finance, human resources, management, marketing, tax, and more. It combines authoritative periodical and reference content to support prospective and current entrepreneurs as well as business students. Experience an easy-to-browse interface mapped to four key stages—plan, fund, start, and manage—to fit your research needs at any point in your business's development.
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Requires a JCLC card and residence in Birmingham, AL.
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Part of the Gale Business Suite: A step-by-step online planning tool for starting, managing and optimizing a business or nonprofit. The program’s intuitive dashboard walks users through five areas of exploration to develop a business plan focused on long-term success.
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Requires a JCLC card and residence in Birmingham, AL.
Databases - Company Research
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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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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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Directory of U.S. businesses, company leaders, parent companies, and subsidiaries. Includes U.S. healthcare listings, job and internship listings, and White Page listings. Reference Solutions is an excellent reference tool that contains current information on over 70 million companies, 295 million customers, household lifestyle and purchasing habits, and job listings.
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Requires a JCLC card.
Tutorials
Video Tutorial  Video tutorial by BPL on YouTube (length 7:12)
Training Guides
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Financial Ratings Series Online makes sure that you have the information you need to be certain you are working with the best and most financially stable organizations. Using the quick and easy navigation screen, you will get immediate access to the Weiss' Independent and Unbiased Ratings for: Life & Annuity Insurers Property & Casualty Insurers HMOs & Health Insurers Banks Credit Unions Stocks Exchange-Traded Funds Stock Mutual Funds Bond & Money Market Mutual Funds Plus, you have access to the Medicare Supplement Insurance Guide, Financial Planning Tools, and Financial Literacy Skill-Building Tools too.
Availability
Requires a JCLC card and residence in Birmingham, AL.
Databases - Marketing Research
Description
Company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, histories, chronologies. Detailed news and information on companies and industry.
Availability
Requires a JCLC card.
Description
Part of the Gale Business Suite: A powerful online resource connects users with a wealth of highly detailed demographic data on more than 24 million U.S. businesses and 206 million consumers—making it ideal for gaining consumer and market insight. • The product's superior reporting capability enables users to easily and rapidly produce a variety of compiled reports—both standard and custom—to help make informed and accurate decisions. • The demographics tool leverages Census data, consumer expenditures, retail spending, and Mosaic Lifestyle market segmentation groupings to helps users "crunch" data in easy-to-use report formats providing complete demographic information for any geographic territory—from a summary report to a comparison of up to sixteen different geographies within a single report. • An innovative new mapping tool allows users to map their business and residential search results to create custom geographies and view demographic variables in thematic coloring scales.
Availability
Requires a JCLC card and residence in Birmingham, AL.
Description
Directory of U.S. businesses, company leaders, parent companies, and subsidiaries. Includes U.S. healthcare listings, job and internship listings, and White Page listings. Reference Solutions is an excellent reference tool that contains current information on over 70 million companies, 295 million customers, household lifestyle and purchasing habits, and job listings.
Availability
Requires a JCLC card.
Tutorials
Video Tutorial  Video tutorial by BPL on YouTube (length 7:12)
Training Guides
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Learn and improve skills across business, tech, design, and personal interests. Connect to 4,000+ on-demand video courses taught by world-class instructors. Courses cover the freshest and most relevant content on leadership and management, coding, design, marketing, IT operations, data science, project management, human resources, sales, accounting and finance, and productivity. Powered by the Udemy for Business collection.
Availability
Requires a JCLC card and residence in Birmingham, AL.
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