ReferenceUSA - The premier source for business and residential information for reference and research, provided by Monroe County Public Library.
ReferenceUSA is a leading provider of business and consumer research  The database has information on over 24 million businesses as well as 89 million residential listings. ReferenceUSA also provides information on over 2.5 million job postings and more than 800,000 physicians and dentists.
If you are a business owner or are an entrepreneur planning on starting a business, you can use ReferenceUSA to research the competition and your potential market.  You can select a location and conduct a search of similar businesses in an area defined by you.  You can look up how long your competition has been in business as well as their sales volume, number of employees and credit rating.
Students can use ReferenceUSA to perform powerful searches for research papers and class projects.
Do you have an interview with a company you know nothing about?  Use ReferenceUSA to acquire background knowledge that may give you an edge in the interview.  ReferenceUSA has details for millions of U.S. businesses, including human resource contacts and links to job postings.

Its easy to access ReferenceUSA from anywhere — all you need is your library card.