Business & Law

Business

African American Research Library & Cultural Center Small Business Resource Center
Includes local and online resources, videos and books.

Business Insights: Essentials - Gale
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. A Florida Electronic Library resource.

Business Source Premier - EBSCO
Business research database that features full text and searchable cited references for top journals covering a variety of business disciplines. To access, obtain an NSU E-Card and then log in with your BCL card​.*

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 - Gale
Access 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.


Directory Library
- Gale
Search Market Share Reporter, Brands and Their Companies, and Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans.

LinkedIn Learning (Lynda.com)
Online platform for learning business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. To access, obtain an NSU eCard and then log in with your BCL card.*

Mergent Online
Detailed, accurate and comprehensive global company database. Access a wealth of detail on items including business description, history, property, subsidiaries, officers and directors, long-term debt and capital stock. Financial statements are presented in "as-reported" form and in native currencies, maintaining their full integrity. To access, obtain an NSU E-Card and then log in with your BCL card​.*

Morningstar® Investment Research Center
Data on international and domestic stocks, 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. Get the CareerInfo app for the Occupational Outlook Handbook, available for iOS and for Android devices.

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. Available on: Apple® | Android™

Small Business Resource Center - Gale
Covers all major areas of starting, operating and maintaining a business from financing, management, marketing, accounting, taxes and more. A Florida Electronic Library resource.

Universal Class
Online courses in business skills, career training, office skills and more.

Value 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​.*

Virtual Reference Library - Gale
Reference sources in eBook format, including Business Plan Handbook, Everyday Finance, Gender, Race & Ethnicity in the Workplace and more.

Law

Findlaw®
Access free, up-to-date, and easily understandable legal information, forms and tools. Also features a comprehensive lawyer directory and help connecting people with legal issues to the right professionals.


Florida Courts
Online guide to help direct you through the court system. The role of the self-help center staff is to direct interested individuals to the self-help website where they can explore resources needed to represent themselves, access the courts, and other essential resources. Includes family law forms approved by the Florida Supreme Court, a directory of local self-help centers, web links to free and low cost legal aid, mediator search capabilities, and guardianship resources.


Florida Legal Forms
Accessible within the Broward County Law L​ibrary​.

Florida Power of Attorney Forms
Choose from a variety of free power of attorney forms to email and download in PDF format.

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. 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.

Justia
Simple search function to find a lawyer and do law-related research.

Laws of Florida - State Library and Archives 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. 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.

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

Universal Class
Online courses in law, legal and criminal subjects. 


*NSU: Nova Southeastern University/Alvin Sherman Library; BCL: Broward County Library