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BRiC (Business Resource & Innovation Center)


The Library is home to BRiC, a Tempe Economic Development co-working space which provides free ASU Startup School workshops and more. BRiC is your space to build successful ventures, scale your existing businesses, train staff, and plan your next steps.

BRiC Webpage

BRiC Calendar


Gale Business Collection

 Gale Business Collection

Articles on thousands of topics from business and trade journals, magazines, and news sources.
  • Free access to hundreds of business journals, magazines, newspapers and trade publications
  • Company directory listings
  • Broker research reports
  • Video Tutorials
Gale Legal Forms

 Gale Legal Forms

  • Official state, federal, business, personal, and real estate forms available for printing and download
  • Covers hundreds of legal subjects and issues.
  • Choose category: “Small Business” for business & entrepreneurship related needs
  • Video Tutorials


Premier investment research tool.
  • Data and analysis on stocks, mutual, exchange-traded, and closed-end funds or industries
  • Exclusive access to proprietary screening tools and portfolio analysis
  • Easy-to-use portfolio management tools
  • Online investment courses and guides
  • Video Tutorials
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 New York Times

Complimentary, unlimited access to New York Times, 1851 - Present*

  • Includes:
    • Enjoy 72 hours of complimentary, unlimited access to†
    • *Full access to New York Times articles published between 1851 - 1922, and between 1981 - Present.
      Access to the years 1923-1980 is limited for institutional subscribers.
  • Features:
    • Provides real-time global snapshots of US and World Markets, Funds, Currencies, Bonds & Consumer Rates powered by Thomson Reuters with data provided by Morningstar & BankRate. In-depth company research pages covering 11,000+ public and private companies are also provided.

  • Access:

    † Note: You can use the same process and code again to continue to gain full access after the 72 hours have expired. You can redeem indefinitely, but must do so every 72 hours.

 Reference USA


  • Information on over 33 million businesses and 262 million consumers
  • Business listings include company contact information, SIC Codes, employee size, sales volume, and bankruptcies, credit rating scores, and more
  • Video Tutorials

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Find Books

You can find business related books in the following non-fiction subject areas:
If links are not working please search for term in catalog


We have the following books in the library reference collection:

Local Resources
Business Suit
Online Resources
  • Bureau of Economic Analysis
    Produces economic accounts statistics that enable business owners, researchers, and the American public to understand the performance of the Nation's economy.

  • Bureau of Labor Statistics
    Measures labor market activity, working conditions & compensation, and price changes in the economy to support public and private decision-making.

  • Business USA
    One-stop site for access to federal, state, and local resources for starting a business to going global.

  • Economic Development Administration
    Home to the Office of Innovation & Entrepreneurship; Funding resources directory.

  • Federal Trade Commission
    Protects consumers and the marketplace from unfair business practices.

  • IRS
    Tax information for businesses.

    Industry classification system used by federal government for collecting, analyzing, and publishing statistical data on the U.S. business economy.

  • Small Business Administration
    Information on how to start, finance, or expand your business.

  • Small Business Development Center Network
    Clearinghouse of information serving America’s small business community.

  • S&P Global Ratings
    Detailed company credit ratings, rationales behind the ratings, and market analysis.

  • Thomas Register
    Directory of commercial suppliers and product catalogs.

  • U.S. Census
    State profiles, A-Z subject index (See: “Small Business Statistics”), economic census, and population data.

  • U.S. Department of Commerce
    Promotes American businesses and trade, publishes statistics, measures economic growth and fosters minority entrepreneurship.

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
    The first place to go on the Internet for patent and trademark information.