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AnnualReports.com – the leading provider of online annual reports to individual and institutional investors.

AtoZ Databases mel tiny

Detailed information on 30 million businesses and executives, over 200 million residents, 2 million new businesses as well as new movers/homeowners, U.S. healthcare professionals, a jobs database, background and criminal search and email marketing.

*Available through funding from the State of Michigan 


BigCharts is the world's most comprehensive and easy-to-use investment research Web site,

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Business Book Summaries mel tiny

Concise yet comprehensive summaries of the best business books. With these summaries, professionals and students can keep up with the latest information in the business world. A wide range of topics is covered including business biographies, change management, communication, entrepreneurship, leadership, marketing, personal growth, productivity, and technology.

*Available through funding from the State of Michigan 

Credit Reports 

This central site allows you to request a freecredit file disclosure, commonly called a credit report, once every 12 months from each of the nationwide consumer credit reporting companies: Equifax, Experian and TransUnion.

Currency Tools 

Internet-based forex trading and currency information services for everyone.

Business & People
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This valuable resource provides users with U.S. demographic, company, and residential data in targeted geographic locations to support market research and business planning activities. magnified by reporting capabilities that allow users to easily compile information. Data includes 135 million households and 23 million businesses. It serves a variety of needs for startups, small businesses, and students.

*Available through funding from the State of Michigan 

Entrepreneurial Studies Source mel tiny 
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This essential database for business students and researchers provides the latest insights on entrepreneurship and small business topics. It offers full-text business journals, magazines, reference books, case studies, and company profiles.

*Available through funding from the State of Michigan 

Patent & Trademark Resource Center @ DPL 

The Detroit Public Library is a Patent and Trademark Resource Center (PTRC),

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Morningstar r-11

In-Library Access  

Remote Access    

*Available through the Redford Township District Library 

Redford Chamber
of Commerce

Find top rated businesses in Redford in the Chamber of Commerce business directory. 

Regional Business News mel tiny
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Provides coverage from regional business publications for the U.S. and Canada including newspapers, magazines, and other resources from trusted news sources.

*Available through funding from the State of Michigan  


SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship. The Library has teamed with experts from SCORE, offering free one-on-one mentoring sessions on the third Tuesday of each month. Sign up at the Adult Reference Desk or through our online events calendar.

Small Business
Reference Center
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Full Text

Offers content for many top consumer and small business reference books, as well as tools to address many small business topics. It includes business videos, a help and advice section, and details on how to create business plans.

*Available through funding from the State of Michigan 

Value Line r-11

Provides investment research on stocks, mutual funds, options and convertibles.

*Available through Redford Township District Library 

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