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Business and Career

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Premier Reference and Marketing Database including 30 million business profiles & 220 million residents. Ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives, and much more.  Funded by Thayer Public Library.

Business Essentials: Insights
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Explore a fully integrated resource that brings together company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, chronologies and periodicals. This comprehensive database provides accurate, up-to-date company and industry intelligence for thousands of firms.  It also provides access to a wide variety of global business information including competitive intelligence, career and investment opportunities, business rankings, company histories and much more.  

Central Register 
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The Central Register is the weekly source for information about state, county and municipal contracts being put out to bid for the design, construction and reconstruction of public facilities in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Invitations to bid, lists of contractors picking up specifications on a weekly basis, and final awards of contracts are all published. Proposals and advertisements for the lease, sale or transfer of real property are published; as are lists of certified minority and women contractors and contractors who have been debarred from state work. 

Gale Virtual Reference Library 
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A mix of more than 50 full-text reference books including:
Encyclopedia of Business and Finance
Encyclopedia of Major Marketing Campaigns
Encyclopedia of Small Business  

General BusinessFile ASAP
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Use this database to research all business and management topics. Includes directory listings for over 150,000 companies as well as investment analysts' reports on major companies and industries. 

Goods and Services Bulletin
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Weekly publication contains solicitations for the procurement of commodities and services (which, generally, are unrelated to construction of public facilities). State purchases of goods and procurements of certain services or consultants are published.  Notices advertising sole source procurements and the availability of surplus property are also published in the Bulletin.

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Jobview is an online job hunting resource from  that allows you to easily browse and apply for jobs locally, regionally and nationally.  Funded by Thayer Public Library.

Morningstar Investment Research Center
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Find investment research, including stock and fund analysis, reports, and tools, as well as company, investing, and financial news. Funded by Thayer Public Library.

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Select multiple databases from a  list and then search across all of the databases you have chosen.  

Salem Careers
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The Careers in... series includes career overviews and biographies of industry leaders that will be of interest to those with career aspirations in the depicted field.
Careers in Communications & Media 
Careers in Healthcare 
Careers in Hospitality & Tourism 
Careers in Law, Criminal Justice & Emergency Services