Business & Finance


    ABI/INFORM is a business research database that includes important full‐text journals and much sought‐after titles from the business press as well as key trade publications, dissertations, conference proceedings, and market reports.

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  • Gale Virtual Reference Library: Business Collection

    A collection of reference e-books covering business, management and marketing topics.

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  • LinkedIn Learning (formerly

    Learn relevant, professional skills on LinkedIn Learning.  With your Avon Library card number and PIN, you can access more than 16,000 online courses in seven languages taught by expert instructors with real world experience.  Popular topics include leadership, project management, cloud computing, Microsoft products, and web development.

    For PIN problems or other technical support,  call the reference desk at 860-673-9712 x4.

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    App available: LinkedIn Learning is available in the App Store for both Android and iOS devices.  Download those from the Google Play or App Store.

    When using an app, you will be prompted for your library ID.  The library ID for Avon Free Public Library is afpl.

  • Morningstar

    Morningstar provides data on more than 385,000 investment offerings, including stocks, mutual funds, and similar vehicles, along with real-time global market data on more than 8 million equities, indexes, futures, options, commodities, and precious metals, in addition to foreign exchange and Treasury markets.
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  • Reference Solutions (formerly ReferenceUSA)

    Directory information for more than 20 million business and 222 million consumers.

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  • Small Business Reference Center

    Offers readers a collection of state-specific resources supported with demographic data and other local information. Business videos include interviews, “lessons learned” features, lectures and how-to videos to help foster success in all aspects of managing a business.

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  • Value Line Research Center

    Covers stocks, mutual funds, options, convertible securities and special situation stocks.

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