Business Information and Online Instruction Sources @ Your Library

PrintThe Plainfield Public Library has several sources for your business needs whether it is information about starting a business, learning a language so you can reach out to more customers, learning new updated office products or adding information about stocks and bonds to your information base.  And there is even more.  On the Library webpage click on Online Resources to browse categories or click on Business & Personal Finance Resources to find lots of useful resources and instructional subjects to advance your business.  If you have questions, please contact the Library at (815) 327-2515 and help is available.

Business Source Premier @ your Library

PrintBusiness Source Premier is the industry’s most popular business research database, featuring the full text for more than 2,200 journals. Full text is provided back to 1965, and searchable cited references back to 1998.
Take a look at this online resource with your Plainfield library card and gain access to:

Academic Journals
Books/Monographs
Country Reports
Industry Profiles
Magazines
Market Research Reports
SWOT Analyses
Trade Publications
Working Papers

You can find this on the library’s webpage, here.

10 Brutal Truths About Success No One Wants to Hear (Except People Who Hunger for Success)

172958954Jeff Haden says, “It’s easier to assume that other people succeed because they have something you don’t have. But in reality, the primary difference is that they are willing to do something you won’t do.”  Click here to see what draws him to this conclusion.

Free Small Business Mentoring by SCORE at the Plainfield Library (IL)

scoreOn the second and fourth Mondays each month, the Fox Valley Chapter of SCORE offers free mentoring sessions to small business owners and start-ups at the Plainfield Public Library, 15025 S. Illinois St., Plainfield, IL, from 7:00 to 9:00 pm.  Space is very limited, and registration is required. Go to foxvalley.score.org, click on Book Now! and follow the steps to register at the Plainfield Public Library. SCORE is a nationwide, non-profit organization dedicated to helping the owners of existing and start-up businesses assure that their businesses grow and prosper.

Lynda.com: A Learning Resource @ the Plainfield Library

PrintLynda.com is a free educational resource available through the Plainfield Public Library webpage.  It offers a variety of video courses for software and business skills, photography and writing courses…and more.  It is free to Plainfield Library cardholders, 24/7.   If your or your organization are looking for a place to learn and improve skills, take a look at the available learning paths, design, software and popular topics.  Click here to take a look.