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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.
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, including Peterson's college and test prep guides, ASVAB, GED, GMAT, SAT, and more.
Lynda.com​Nova Southeastern University library (resource) Online platform for learning business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. ​To access, obtain an NSU E-Card and then log in with your BCL card.* 
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  Career information and expected employment prospects for many job positions from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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. To access, obtain an NSU E-Card and then log in with your BCL card.*   

 Law
Findlaw Federal and state legal information and forms.
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, search 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, search the Online Sunshine website
Legal Information Reference Center​ Legal reference books and forms that may be searched by state or area of law.

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

  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  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., high profile links to detailed company profiles, SWOT analyses, etc. and relational information such as industry and market reports. To access, obtain an NSU E-Card and then log in with your BCL card.* 
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.
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 Legal Forms Accessible within the Broward County Law Library.
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, search the Online Sunshine website.
GovInfo.gov (replaces FDsys) U.S. legislative and regulatory information, and the U.S. Government's most popular resources.
Military & 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. To access, obtain an NSU E-Card and then log in with your BCL card.* 
My Florida Official portal of the State of Florida, divided into sections dealing with government, business, tourism, and services for residents. 
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 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.


*NSU: NSU-Alvin Sherman Library, BCL: Broward County Library


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