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 Business

Florida Electronic Library (resource)Business Insights: Essentials
U.S. and global company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, and full-text magazine and newspaper articles, with coverage of major business events and trends from 1980 to present.

Nova Southeastern University library (resource)Business Plan eBooks
Complete business plans for hundreds of different types of businesses.   

Consumer Reports
Full site access to money-saving tips, product ratings, reviews, and recommendations on consumer products and services. Advice on home improvement plans, personal finances, appliance purchases, automobile ratings, improved health, and much more are available through this comprehensive resource.

Demographics Now
Access summary data and advanced maps.  Include EZ Reports creator.  

Gale Virtual Reference Library (from Broward County Library)
Encyclopedias and specialized reference sources in e-book format. New for 2015: Peterson's college and test prep guides, including ASVAB, GED, GMAT, SAT, and more.

NSU logoGale Virtual Reference Library
A more comprehensive online reference library available with a Nova Southeastern University library card. More than 65 full text reference books. Includes business plan handbooks, specialized encyclopedias, directories, and other books. Covers topics related to business, education, social sciences, sciences, humanities, and more. Coverage: Varies by title. 1995 - current.

Morningstar Investment Research Center
Data on international and domestic stockcs, funds, and exchange-traded funds, along with industry and market data, company reports, and Morningstar analysts' independent opinions. Financial and investment tutorial videos, build and test a portfolio online, financial glossary, newsletters and much more.

Occupational Outlook Handbook
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics career information and expected employment prospects for many job positions.

NSU logoOpposing Viewpoints in Context:  Business 
Viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, newspaper articles, primary source documents, statistics, images and podcasts, and resource links.

ReferenceUSA - U.S. Business and U.S. Residential
More than 180 million residential listings and directory information for businesses, nonprofit organizations, governmental agencies, and more. Business Directory has annual reports, SEC filings, government data, bankruptcy records and legal filings. Updated: Monthly.

FEL logoSmall Business Resource Center
Covers all major areas of starting, operating and maintaining a business from financing, management, marketing, accounting, taxes and more.

NSU logoValue Line
Access to full-text of Value Line's leading publications covering stocks, mutual funds, options and convertible securities as well as special situation stocks. Detailed investment information on companies and industries.
 
 Law
 
Findlaw
Federal and state legal information and forms.

Florida Legal Forms
State of Florida and U.S. legal forms ranging from Adoption to Worker's Compensation, plus a Legal Terms Dictionary. Forms can be downloaded, completed, and printed, e-mailed or saved to your external device.

Florida Statutes
Permanent collection of state laws organized by subject area and organized by titles, chapters, parts, and sections. NOTE:  The Broward County Main Library has a historical bound print collection that can be used in the building. Specially trained staff can provide some assistance in finding information in this resource, but cannot provide legal advice. For combined access to the Florida Constitution, Florida Statutes, search tips and the Laws of Florida, click on the Online Sunshine website.

Laws of Florida
Verbatim publication of the general and special acts, and resolutions adopted by the Florida Legislature. NOTE:  The Broward County Main Library has a historical bound print collection that can be used in the building. Specially trained staff can provide some assistance in finding information in this resource, but cannot provide legal advice. For combined access to the Florida Constitution, Florida Statutes, search tips and the Laws of Florida, click on the Online Sunshine website.

Local Law
Print and online sources of County and Municipal law that are available in the Reference Section of the Broward County Main Library.

NSU logoOpposing Viewpoints in Context:  Law 
Viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, newspaper articles, primary source documents, statistics, images and podcasts, and resource links.
 
 Government
 
Broward County Board of County Commissioners
Official Broward County government site listing services, business, cultural and recreational opportunities.

Catalog of U.S. Government Publications 
Produced by the U.S. Government Printing Office, this database covers all types of federal documents from the three branches of government. Coverage; 1976 - current. Updated: Monthly.

Nova Southeastern University library (resource)Company Profiles - EBSCOhost
Information on more than 1.1 million public and private companies, including parents and subsidiaries, key contacts, annual sales revenue, net profit, number of employees, line of business(es), etc., as well as high profile links to detailed company profiles, SWOT analyses, etc. as well as relational information such as industry and market reports.
Congress.gov
U.S. legislative information and text of bills.

Data.gov
Data, tools, and resources to conduct research, develop web and mobile applications, design data visualizations, and more.

FDsys: Federal Digital System
U.S. legislative and regulatory information, and the U.S. Government's most popular resources.

Federal Depository Library Program Basic Collection
U.S. federal government publications available in full text for inclusion in library depository collections.

Fedstats
Official statistical information produced by the Federal Government without having to know in advance which Federal agency produces which particular statistic. Searching and linking capablilties to more than 100 agencies that provide data and trend information on such topics as economic and population trends, crime, education, health care, aviation safety, energy use, farm production and more.

Findlaw
Federal and state legal information and forms.

Florida Electronic Library
Access information in a wide range of subjects in 25 databases.

Florida Statutes
Permanent collection of state laws organized by subject area into a code made up of titles, chapters, parts, and sections. The Florida Statutes are updated annually by laws that create, amend, transfer, or repeal statutory material. NOTE:  The Broward County Main Library has a historical bound print collection that can be used in the building. Specially trained staff can provide some assistance in finding information in this resource, but cannot provide legal advice. For combined access to the Florida Constitution, Florida Statutes, search tips and the Laws of Florida, click on the Online Sunshine website

NSU logoMilitary & Intelligence Database
Information from more than 500 journals on military and intelligence topics. Also includes The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia and The World Almanac and Book of Facts. About 80% of articles are available in full text. Coverage: Start date varies by title. Index only: 1980 - current; Full Text: 2000 - current.

My Florida
Official web portal of the State of Florida, providing access to the web sites of all State of Florida agencies.

NSU logoOpposing Viewpoints in Context: National Debate
Viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, newspaper articles, primary source documents, statistics, images and podcasts, and resource links.

U.S. Bilateral Relations Fact Sheets
Factual publications about countries produced by the U.S. Dept. of State.

U.S. Bureau of the Census
Population and housing statistics.

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Immigration and naturalization forms.

U.S. Copyright Office
Official site for creators and users of copyrighted material, including applications forms and links to copyright law.

U.S. Government Publications  
Federal publications that include descriptive information for historical and current publications as well as direct links to the full document, when available. Users can search by authoring agency, title, subject, and general keywords, and more.

U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) 
Access to IRS forms and publications.

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Tools and information about intellectual property protection.

USA.gov
Online guide to government information and services.

White House
Major issues and news, plus text of major speeches, proclamations, and executive orders of the President.

 
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