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Business Research

Making good business decisions requires reliable and detailed information. While LOTS of information is available for free from the open web, higher quality information can come from published databases and other specialized sources, like the ones the library subscribes to. These databases provide specific kinds of information and are trusted and relied upon by business professionals. 

Public Library Resources

After graduation you will have alumni privileges with the Michael Schwartz Library, but off-campus access is not extended to alumni. Luckily, both major public library systems in our area have strong business-oriented collections and databases, with many of the same or comparable databases that we subscribe to. Take advantage of the Cleveland Public Library's and Cuyahoga County Public Library's resources NOW by getting an eCard.

Cleveland Public Library:
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Business Resources

Cuyahoga County Public Library
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Resources (select Business)

Business Databases at Ohio Public Libraries

Specializd IBISWorld reports available from Akron-Summit County Public Library locations (in-person only). The closest branch to Cuyahoga County is the Nordonia Hills location in Northfield, OH. Call ahead at 330-4678595 to ensure their hours and that you can access the specialized reports you need. 

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Ben Richards

Michael Schwartz Library
(216) 687-2291

Appointments will be conducted remotely over phone or video chat.