Business & Finance

Explore personal finance and investing, and delve into self-service market research and business development using the various resources here. You can also get free help using DCL for Business, Douglas County Libraries’ on-site business development service.

DCL for Business

Business Insights: Essentials

Business and industry overviews, rankings, market data, and investment and financial reports.

Business Source Premier

Economic data, company profiles, industry information and market research from more than 2,200 popular and academic business publications.

Colorado Grants Guide

Colorado Grants Guide Online

Profiles of local foundations and trusts, corporations, national funders, government agencies, and religious organizations. Access is available only in a library.


Demographic data useful for opening a business, finding audiences for products/services, and analyzing the needs of a given population.

Denver Business Journal

Online access to DBJ and its popular Book of Lists, which includes contact info for ranked Denver-area businesses. Access is available only in a library.

Directory Library

Gale Directory Library

Multiple directories for business research on companies, publishers, associations and more.

General Research

General Research Explora

A searchable database that uses various sources, including academic journals, magazines, reference books and more, to provide full-text articles on selected topics.

Legal Forms

Gale Legal Forms

State-specific, professional legal documents covering hundreds of legal subjects and issues, and an attorney directory.

Market Research

Plunkett Research

Worldwide market research, industry statistics, trends and in-depth analysis of top companies.

Morningstar Investments

Data research and investment analysis on stocks, funds and industries.

Reference E-Books

Gale Virtual Reference Library

A searchable database by topic or subject, including the arts, literature, business, history and medicine.


Business and residential info on over 25 million businesses and more than 262 million consumers in the U.S. and Canada.

Value Line Investing Research

Value Line

Investment and research tools for analyzing stocks, companies, industries, markets and economies.