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Business Source Complete

Here you'll find access to journals and other resources such as faculty seminars (videos) covering all aspects of business, including marketing, management, accounting, finance and economics.

Access to this resource provided through the Texas State Library & Archives Commission's TexShare program ends 8/31/2023.

Video Tutorial: Introduction to EBSCOhost

Found In: Business & Finance
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EDGAR

"EDGAR, the Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval system, is the primary system for companies and others submitting documents under the Securities Act of 1933, the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Trust Indenture Act of 1939, and the Investment Company Act of 1940.  Containing millions of company and individual filings, EDGAR benefits investors, corporations, and the U.S. economy overall by increasing the efficiency, transparency, and fairness of the securities markets. The system processes about 3,000 filings per day, serves up 3,000 terabytes of data to the public annually, and accommodates 40,000 new filers per year on average."  Using EDGAR to research investments: https://www.sec.gov/oiea/Article/edgarguide.html

Found In: Business & Finance, Law & Government
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Gale Business: Insights Global

Delivers comprehensive international business intelligence compiled into a logical, useable context. Designed for business professionals, entrepreneurs, students, and general researchers, this resource enables users to spend less time searching and more time connecting their discoveries to practical applications. With over 460,000 company profiles, including 2,000 with deep links to related content and Refinitiv statistical data, Gale Business Insights: Global provides daily updates to keep up with the ever-changing corporate landscape. Additionally, full-text periodicals combined with new and updated content allow researchers to gain a broader understanding of the increasingly global nature of modern business. Tutorial: Gale Business Insights: Global

Found In: Business & Finance
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Legal GPS

Legal GPS is an interactive platform that gives business owners step-by-step, customized directions to complete 50+ legal essentials. Simply answer a few questions, complete step-by-step legal directions personalized for each business, then receive a personalized Legal GPS Status Report containing a legal scorecard, a quick guide sheet to help legally in the future, and a completion certificate. Saves owners $4500 in legal fees and 60+ hours.

Video Tutorial:Legal GPS Demo Video

Found In: Law & Government, Business & Finance, Jobs & Careers
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Linkedin Learning

Linkedin Learning (formerly Lynda.com) is an on-demand learning solution designed to help you gain new skills and advance your career. Mobile-responsive for smart phones & tablets.

Now available through the LinkedIn Learning app. HCPL's Library ID is hcpl. Please click here for answers to frequently asked questions.  11/15/2022: The issue with LinkedIn Learning has been mostly resolved, but those who have been issued a new library card after 10/26  are still not able to successfully log in.  We are still working to fix that issue, so in the meantime we suggest trying out Gale Udemy or O'Reilly for Public Libraries

Found In: Business & Finance, Computers, Education & Libraries, Jobs & Careers
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Morningstar

Here you'll find information to help with personal investments. Topics covered include stocks, funds, ETFs, as well as articles, videos and investment skills training.     Morningstar will be conducting a disaster recovery test for Morningstar Investment Research Center (MIRC) on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022, from 09:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. CDT. During this time frame Morningstar Investment Research Center will be unavailable. During the outage period, any user attempting to access Morningstar Investment Research Center will see a screen noting maintenance in progress.

Found In: Business & Finance
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ThomasNet

Here you'll find a comprehensive online resource for finding companies and products manufactured in North America.  Free registration is required to view company records.  

Found In: Business & Finance
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Wall Street Journal

Here you'll find access to the most recent 90 days of Wall Street Journal (WSJ) articles. Advanced search gives you access to articles from the last 4 years.

When accessing WSJ from home, create a free account which gives you a 3 day pass. After the pass expires, start again from the link on the HCPL website and log back in with the same account details you created earlier for another 3 days worth of access.

The Wall Street Journal app is not included with the library subscription, but the site is mobile responsive so it displays well on tablets and smartphones. 

Found In: Magazines, Newspapers & Journals, Business & Finance, Jobs & Careers