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COVID-19 Resources for Small Business

The CARES Act

Learn about the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (The CARES Act) and how it will affect your business and filing taxes in this webinar. Visuals available here.

Economic Injury Disaster Loans

This video will take you step-by-step through how to apply for Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) for your small business. The deadline for applying for EIDL is December 21st, 2020.

Keeping Your Business Together In a Crisis

This video (produced by Boulder Small Business Development Council) goes over tips on how to keep up with the financial health of your business in a difficult time.

COVID-19 Recursos para Pequeños Negocios

Un video que explica las instrucciones del préstamo de impacto económico por desastre para completar la solicitud.

Asistencia de Desastre de la SBA (La Agencia Federal de Pequeños Negocios) en Respuesta al Coronavirus.

Recursos de Preparación de Emergencia ante COVID-19 para Pequeños Negocios. Apoyando a los negocios de Colorado a prepararse ante la crisis de salud actual.

Library Resources for Job Seekers

Cypress Resume
Effortlessly create professional resumes in minutes!

Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH)
The Occupational Outlook Handbook is a publication of the United States Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics. The OOH includes information about the nature of work, working conditions, training and education, earnings, and job outlook for hundreds of different occupations. The OOH is a nationally recognized source of career information, designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work lives. The Handbook is revised every two years.

Resume Maker
Resume Maker is an online resumé creation application. Resume Maker offers a step-by-step guide to creating your resume as well as a list of thousands of suggested phrases, several format styles, a web page publishing option and resume writing advice.

We recommend using Google Chrome browser for the best user experience.

One-time, in-library registration required for all new user accounts. Please see library staff for help.

 Resume Maker accounts require a valid email address.

When prompted, enter registration code:  HPL98238

Library Resources for Businesses

Associations Unlimited
Index to Associations in the United States. Search by name or acronym, location or subject.

Business Source Premier
Coverage includes many subject areas related to business.
Provides full text for nearly 8,200 serials dating back to 1965 and searchable cited references back as far as 1998. This database is updated on a daily basis

Colorado Grants Guide Online
Fundraising resource for nonprofit and community-based organizations in Colorado. Contains hundreds of profiles on: local foundations and trusts; corporations; government agencies; and religious organizations that support Colorado nonprofit organizations.

LexisNexis
LexisNexis® Library Express is a powerful, Web-based research tool tailored for public libraries that delivers comprehensive news, business and legal information from over 10,000 of the most credible sources available.

Mergent - D&B Key Business Ratios (KBR)
Access competitive benchmarking data; examine industry benchmarks compiled from D&B's database of public and private companies. Search data by SIC and NAIC code, line of business, asset range and year; review company filtering and user profiles; download and create industry and company reports.

Mergent - First Research
Contains industry reports with market analysis on more than 1000 top industry segments. Each report consists of key statistics and analysis on market and competitive landscape characteristics, operating conditions, business challenges, industry trends, current and historical industry growth, and more. Many reports also include a global industry analysis.

Mergent - Intellect
Database providing basic company facts on over 20 million North American companies and over 70 million global companies. Provides essentially the information as Hoovers Online using data from Hoovers and Dun & Bradstreet but with additional downloading capabilities. Key features of Mergent Intellect include:

  • location, estimated sales and number of employees, industries, and other basic data on companies
  • exporting of up to 2,000 company records per download
  • Dun & Bradstreet data including D-U-N-S identifier numbers and corporate "family tree" details
  • executive contacts and biographies

Mergent - InvestorEdge
Research tool provides access to company documents and financial information for individual companies. Search corporate documents including annual reports, industry reports as well as Corporate Bond Reports; including, industry reports with sector level analysis covering current environment, industry profiles, performance, and market trends outlook.

Mergent Online
Provides comprehensive company data for U.S. and International public companies. Includes histories, financial statements, business descriptions, properties, officers, directors, SEC filings, annual reports, institutional and insider holdings and subsidiaries.

Morningstar Investment Research Center
Morningstar Investment Research Center is an all-inclusive investment research database. It features data and analysis on over 13,000 international and domestic stocks, 24,000 mutual funds, and more than 1300 exchange traded funds. Plus, the database boasts a comprehensive Help and Education Center, Portfolio X-Ray and robust screening tools.

NewsBank
The electronic editions of record for valuable local, regional, and national U.S. newspapers--all in one easy-to-search database. Each paper provides unique coverage of local and regional news, including companies, politics, sports, industries, cultural activities, and people in the community.

NewsBank - Special Report: Economics
A collection of newspaper and magazine articles covering global economic conditions and issues.

ReferenceUSA
ReferenceUSA provides access to over 45 million US Businesses and over 198 million US Historical Businesses. Information includes company name, address, phone, executive contact names, titles and bios, employee size (location and corporate), sales volume, SIC codes, NAICS codes, credit rating, square footage, location type, business type, company news, 10-K's, Annual reports, and much more. Residential data includes information on over 271 million residents: name, address, phone, home value, income level, housing type, lifestyle information. Databases give users the ability to download, print, create customize charts, heat maps and summary reports...

Regional Business News
Comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.

Library Resources for Grant Seekers

Colorado Grants Guide Online
Fundraising resource for nonprofit and community-based organizations in Colorado. Contains hundreds of profiles on: local foundations and trusts; corporations; government agencies; and religious organizations that support Colorado nonprofit organizations.

No Remote Access – Library Use Only – designated workstations & Wi-Fi access only.
Please ask staff for assistance.

Access only from the following locations: Farr Regional, Centennial Park, Lincoln Park, Carbon Valley, Erie Community, and Riverside.

Foundation Directory Online
Access timely, comprehensive information on grant makers and their grants. Search 80,000 foundations, corporate giving programs and grant making public charities, as well as 500,000 recently awarded grants.

No Remote Access – Library Use Only – designated workstations & Wi-Fi access only
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Access only from the following locations: Farr Regional, Centennial Park, Lincoln Park, Carbon Valley, Erie Community and Riverside.

Foundation Grants to Individuals Online
Access up-to-date information on foundations that fund individual grant seekers. More than 6,200 entries in all. Records include detailed descriptions of approximately 2,000 programs which fund individual grant seekers.

No Remote Access – Library Use Only – designated workstations & Wi-Fi access only
Please ask staff for assistance.

Access only from the following locations: Farr Regional, Centennial Park, Lincoln Park, Carbon Valley, Erie Community, Riverside and Eaton.

Foundation Maps
Foundation Maps is Foundation Center’s premier data visualization tool and the easiest way to see who is funding what and where around the world.
With millions of grants from 2006 to the present, innovative ways to visualize funding data, and the flexibility and precision to tailor research, Foundation Maps helps funders and nonprofits access the knowledge they need to make strategic decisions and strengthen their impact.

No remote access. Access available from Farr Library only.