The Santa Clarita Public Library is offering library patrons free access to ReferenceUSA, a comprehensive consumer research database designed for small business owners, entrepreneurs, job seekers, students, and new residents.
As an invaluable tool for entrepreneurs, ReferenceUSA helps users create marketing plans, conduct competitive analyses, strategize fundraising opportunities, and access contact information for over 222 million consumers and 20 million international businesses.
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Additionally, students can download scholarly articles and published research papers, as well as gather economic data summaries of particular neighborhoods, cities and states.
ReferenceUSA also provides job seekers with descriptions for over 14 million businesses nationwide, including contact information for over 200,000 human resource departments and website links to employment opportunities.
New and prospective Santa Clarita residents will find ReferenceUSA useful in locating schools, childcare centers, churches, medical services, and housing vacancies.
Library patrons can access the ReferenceUSA database online at santaclaritalibrary.com . Simply use the barcode number found at the bottom of each Santa Clarita library card to access the free research database.
For more information about ReferenceUSA or other research tools available through the Santa Clarita Public Library, please contact Valencia Library Manager Nancy Kerr at (661) 259-8332 or visit santaclaritalibrary.com .