(accessible from home with your library card number)
Encyclopedia of Associations: National Organizations of the U.S. - Information on non-profit membership organizations.
Gale Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media – Listings for radio and television stations and cable companies.
Magazines, Journals, & Newspapers - Find articles on current events, popular culture, business and industry, arts, sciences, sports and more from newspapers, books and periodicals, many with full-text and images.
Reference USA – Business directory and information.
California Retail Survey – R381.10979
Industry Norms and Key Business Ratios – R338.50212
Pacific Coast Business Times… Book of Lists – R338.70257
Santa Barbara County Economic Outlook – R330.97949
Legal Forms and Guides – 346.73065
Guides to Starting a Business; Business Plans – 658.022
Finance; Raising Capital – 658.1592
Marketing – 658.8
Big Charts – Current and historical stock quotes.
California Business Programs - Information on existing corporations and a step-by-step guide for starting a new business.
Santa Barbara Guide to Starting a Business - Essential information from the City of Santa Barbara to help you understand City regulations and services available for your
Survey of Current Business - Bureau of Economic Analysis' definitive source of information about its economic accounts.
Thomas Register Directory - Locate suppliers of industrial products and services.
UCSB Economic Forecast Project - Information on economic, demographic, and regional business trends in the Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, and Ventura counties area.