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Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System’s online learning suite of tutoring, test preparation and educational resources for all ages.

Georgia Career Information System
Presented by the Georgia Career Information Center this site has tools for skills assessment, info on training, occupations and industries and advice for planning the job search. To access this site outside the library, use user id: sandylib and password: gcis2246 

Job & Career Accelerator
Comprehensive online job searching database for job seekers. May need GALILEO password to use this database.

The Riley Guide
Self-assessment tools, advice about resumes, salary guides.

Bureau of Labor Statistics
Loads of statistics on every area of employment but use this site to access the Occupational Outlook Handbook and Career Guide to Industries.
Damn Good Resumes
Home of the books, this web site also has loads of content for job seekers with sample letters and hints for successful interviewing and resume writing.

 Entrepreneur Information

 Georgia Resources
Georgia Work Ready Program
Participants may improve career skills and earn a certificate.

Georgia Secretary of State’s Office
Use the corporation search.

BIZGeorgia Business Directory

This site is still building its listings, but has great potential. Search for a business name or search by category.
ABC is the premier local business newspaper.

 General Company Information:

The Industry Research Desk

This site offers an 18 step tutorial on searching an industry or company.

The Better Business Bureau
Check to see if a company has a bad reputation.

Find products, services, companies or jobs.
Search for nonprofit corporations

Small Business Administration
Starting a business.

Business Plans
View 60 free business plans more available for purchase.

“Counselors to America’s Small Business” (free confidential advice from business experts)

Funding grants and info for nonprofits

Mind your Own Business at the SBA
Walk through the 5 easy steps of business ownership

Market Segmentation Resources
From Library of Congress a pathfinder to resources on markets and potential customers

Home Biz Tools
Articles, advice and ideas for home business operators

How-To Guides at Entrepreneur
Ideas on starting a business

Know This
Tutorials on various aspects of marketing your business

Research A Company

The Library subscribes to several databases which provide company information. Click here to access these databases (click here to learn how to look up the GALILEO password).  Your library card number may be required if remote use (from home) is allowed. The following databases are worthy of checking out:

Reference USA
National company directory; build target lists; news articles, residential section included

Standard & Poors’ Netadvantage
Access companies, industry outlook, fund information

Business Source Complete (for articles at EBSCOhost)
Academic, trade publications, industry profiles, market research reports