The Bensenville Community Public Library subscribes to a variety of online research products and databases that offer up-to-date, reliable information on a wide range of topics, including: genealogy, business, history, homework help, auto repairs, and more.
All of our searchable resources are available for use in the library or from home. Hover over the images below to see a description about each database. You may also narrow or filter your search by clicking on our list of research subjects.
• For some resources, you may be asked to enter the 14-digit barcode (starting with 21437…) on the back of your Bensenville Community Public Library card, along with your PIN number. Need help? Please call us at (630) 766-4642.
Bloomberg — News, stock information, and more.
Business.gov — A collaborative effort managed by the U.S. Small Business Administration, provides assistance for small businesses.
CEO Express — Indexes a variety of sources geared towards those interested in business.
CNN/Money — Financial news from CNN and Money magazine.
Dow Jones Indexes — Among this sites more than 3,000 indexes are the world’s best known stock indicator, the Dow Jones Industrial Average, and the leading Pan-European indexes.
Europages: the European Business Directory — Half a million companies in thirty different countries; searchable by company name or by product or service.
MoneyChimp — Find explanations on topics such as how to read an annual report as well as financial calculators.
ThomasNet — Large directory of manufacturers in the U.S. Registration is requested, but membership is free.
United States Chamber of Commerce — For people that own their own business. News information, contact information, etc.
United States Securities and Exchange Commission — Access all filings required by law for public companies including 10-Ks, 10-Qs, IPOs and more.
United States Small Business Administration (SBA) — For those trying to start their own small business.
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