Business & Finance
A centralized, one-stop platform to make it easier than ever for businesses to access services to help them grow and hire.
Contains information on city licensing requirements.
Access historical real estate data for St. Tammany and Orleans Parish online with this resource. To access DeedFax Online, you must visit a St. Tammany Parish Library branch and speak with a reference librarianopens a new window.
If you are a consultant, service provider, contractor, vendor, or supplier, the following information is a convenient place for you to find out about current bidding and contract opportunities. It will provide current listings of Bids, RFPs, RFQs, and Quotes issued by the Procurement Department. Also provides link to register your business with the parish.
Resources to help U.S. companies export.
FOREIGN TRADE is the official source for U.S. export and import statistics and responsible for issuing regulations governing the reporting of all export shipments from the United States. If you're searching for import or export statistics, information on export regulations, commodity classifications, or a host of other trade related topics, this is the place to get the information you need.
Gale Courses Databases Website New!
Gale Courses offers a wide range of highly interactive, instructor led courses that you can take entirely online. Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month. Topics include:
- Accounting and Finance
- Computer Programs
- Healthcare and Medical
- Language and Arts
- Law and Legal
- Personal Development
- Teaching and Education
- Writing and Publishing
This resource requires a valid St. Tammany Parish Library card.
Literary criticism, author biographies and business resources. Includes Twayne's and Scribner.
GeauxBiz, a service of the Louisiana Secretary of State, is a "licensing information center" for prospective small business owners; it provides current and potential business owners a single place to go for all the necessary information to operate within the state. Approval for all licenses and permits still comes from the individual agencies, but GeauxBiz is a clearinghouse for regulatory information.
In-depth cultural, business, and travel information on 175 countries, including maps, points of interests, security briefings, popular recipes, and language dictionaries and videos.
GrantSelect is an extensive online grants database owned and operated by Schoolhouse Partnersopens a new window, and it contains more than 16,000 funding opportunities provided by more than 5,100 unique sponsoring organizations.
Find business entities, officers and agents on file with the Secretary of State.
Louisiana Economic Development is responsible for strengthening the state's business environment and creating a more vibrant Louisiana economy.
Includes information on growing a business, doing business with the state, employment in the state and business licenses.
Data reports covering more than 20,000 securities.
Founded in 1920, the NBER is a private, non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to conducting economic research and to disseminating research findings among academics, public policy makers, and business professionals.
NBER-affiliated researchers study a wide range of topics and they employ many different methods in their work. Key focus areas include developing new statistical measurements, estimating quantitative models of economic behavior, and analyzing the effects of public policies.
Locates information about a business based on the business name, SIC, or category of business. Includes small local businesses as well as national companies. Information provided includes the name of the business, location, number of employees, owner(s), subsidiaries and other data.
Access is for personal, non-commercial use only.
This database provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of more than 80 regional business publications covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.
Tutorials on numerous topics relating to small businesses.
Free and confidential small business advice for entrepreneurs and small businesses.
Provides up to date information from EBSCO on relevant topics from starting a company, operations management and sales to growing or rescuing a business. The database contains nearly 400 full-text periodicals and over 450 full-text reference books.
The St. Tammany Economic Development Foundation (STEDF) leads economic development in St. Tammany, attracting new businesses and employment opportunities to the area.
This page allows the user to search the 1987 version SIC manual by keyword, to access descriptive information for a specified 2,3,4-digit SIC, and to examine the manual structure.
Bureau of Economic Analysis Regionals offers state estimates for personal income and GDP by state.
General information about and searching for patents and trademarks.
Learn the steps to start a small business, get financing help from the government, and more.
Value Line provides reliable, unbiased, and insightful investment research on companies, industries, markets and economies. It includes financial data for over 6,000 stocks, 18,000 mutual funds, 200,000 options, and other securities, as well as professional commentary and projection tools.
Weiss Financial Ratings provides easy to understand financial information on topics such as managing debt, buying a car, purchasing homeowners insurance, preparing for retirement, making elder care choices, and more. This resource also provides up-to-date articles about financial topics as well as financial planning worksheets.
Library access to this resource is limited to the Financial Literacy Basics Guides and Consumer Basics Guides. To access this resource from home, you must sign in with your library card.