Business & Government

Driving-tests.org

Description: 

This Driver Education program contains the following Ohio-specific information:

  • 11 car practice tests
  • 6 motorcycle practice tests
  • 1 CDL (Commercial Driver's License) practice test
  • 3 online driver's manuals (car, motorcycle, CDL)
  • An FAQ section with detailed answers to 100+ BMV-related questions
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Points of View

Description: 

Points of View Reference Center contains many topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument) and counterpoint (opposing argument). Providing a balance of materials from all viewpoints, it also includes over 1,300 main essays, leading political magazines from all sides of the political spectrum, newspapers, radio & TV news transcripts, primary source documents and reference books. It also offers guides for writing position papers, developing arguments and debating.

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DemographicsNow

Description: 

DemographicsNow has a variety of demographic data reports on population, income, housing, age, education, and more, that users can customize by geography.

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WPPL will discontinue access to DemographicsNow on 12/10/2014

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Morningstar Investment Research Center

Description: 

Research companies, funds, markets and more. This resource features tools to help you decide on the makeup for your portfolio.

IMPORTANT: If you are accessing the site from inside the library, use the first link. If you are accessing it from outside the library, use the second link.

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Small Business Resource Center

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Small Business Resource Center offers users complete small business management resources via a combination of unparalleled periodicals and reference content. From conducting industry research to financial planning, to marketing a product and franchising a business, the Small Business Resource Center provides users with all the information they need to succeed.

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WPPL will discontinue access to Gale Small Business Resource Center on 12/10/2014.

The US Small Business Administration site has accurate information regarding small business resources.

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Conartist.ohio.gov

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This site from the state of Ohio educates investors on the nature of investment fraud, how to investigate a broker, and how to file complaints, etc.

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Glassdoor - Company Salaries, Reviews, and Interview Questions

Description: 

Glassdoor.com gives you an inside look at company salaries, reviews, and interview questions for thousands of companies.

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Business Insights: Global

Description: 

Gale Business Insights: Global uses case studies, statistical data sources, news articles, academic journals and topical reference materials organized by country, company and industry.

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WPPL will discontinue access to Business Insights: Global on 12/10/2014.

When accessing this resource from outside the library, users may be asked for their library card number.

Formerly Gale Business and Company Resource Center

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Ohioline

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From Ohio State University, this database includes information on agriculture, natural resources, family and consumer sciences, community development, 4-H and youth.

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Regional Business News

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A database of articles from regional business journals, newspapers and newswires. The database is updated daily. Coverage for the database is nationwide.

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