Business & Nonprofit

Adult Learning Center from Brainfuse

Whether you're going back to school, switching jobs, or just want to brush up on skills, achieve your learning and career goals with live one-on-one coaching, practice test center, and online resources. Live coaches are available from 2 – 11 p.m.

Search Jobs, Businesses or Mailing Lists

2.3 million job listings, 30 million business profiles, 1.1 million healthcare professionals. Ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives, and much more.

Business Insights: Global

Detailed company and industry profiles including SWOT reports, market share reports, and financial reports. Thousands of company histories and industry essays from Gale's core business collection. Case studies, scholarly journals, and business news for deep research coverage of global economies.

Searchable database that contains citations to materials collected by the Foundation Center's five libraries as well as selected literature from other sources.

Produce comprehensive business and residential lists as well as detailed demographic reports. Assess business viability, perform market and site location analysis, create sales leads and/or marketing mailing lists.

data.census.gov is the primary way to access Census Bureau data. Replaces the American Factfinder resource.

Foundation Directory Online

Find grant money for your organization or research project. Search for foundations and other granting agencies in your field.

Foundation Grants to Individuals Online

This database is geared toward individuals and small organizations seeking grant money. You can read about specific grants, and learn how to increase your chances of success.

Gale Business: Entrepreneurship

When starting a new business, entrepreneurs need all the help they can get. Created by subject experts and a librarian advisory board, Gale Business: Entrepreneurship brings together hundreds of sample business plans, journals, multimedia content, and more.

Gale Business: Entrepreneurship covers all major areas of starting and operating a business: financing, management, marketing, human resources, franchising, accounting, taxes and more. Startups, established businesses, and business students alike can find answers from its mobile responsive experience.

Gale Business: Plan Builder

Gale Business: Plan Builder offers personalized tools and guidance to help you build your business, including your business plan, from new entrepreneurs to experienced business owners to nonprofit fundraisers.

Please note: You will need to create an individual login to use this service.

International Historical Statistics

The latest edition of the most authoritative collection of statistics available. Updated to 2010 wherever possible, it provides key economic and social indicators for the last 260 years.

JobNow from Brainfuse

JobNow provides live help combined with online resources to guide you through the necessary tasks to get a job, including acing the interview, building a resume, and personality & career assessments. Live job coaches are available from 2 – 11 p.m.

Kansas City Business Journal

Get online access to the most recent issues of the Kansas City Business Journal, special publications, and the Book of Lists.

Legal Forms Library

Access thousands of downloadable legal forms from both Missouri and Kansas, including state, federal, business, real estate and personal forms.

Lynda.com logo

Lynda.com is a leading online learning company that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals.

MasterFILE Premier

Read articles from popular magazines, newspapers, reference books, and biographies. This resource contains full text articles covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues, and much more.

Professional Development Collection

The Professional Development Collection includes full text articles for nearly 520 high-quality education journals.

Wall Street Journal - Digital Microfilm

Full-image newspaper scans for the Wall Street Journal. 2008 - Present.

The Business Services Division is committed to making it easier to do business in Missouri.

The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance, available online and in print, is a compendium of Federal assistance programs, projects and services offering both financial and non-financial assistance to the American public. Its main area of focus are education, health, safety, and welfare.

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