• Access Business News

    Access Business News

    Contains over 600 business sources from local, national, and international perspectives. Set up an alert to be notified of new articles on a particular topic.

  • Business Insights: Essentials

    Business Insights: Essentials

    Contains company profiles, brand and industry information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, and articles.

  • Chicago Consumers' Checkbook

    Chicago Consumers' Checkbook

    Contains consumer ratings on businesses and services for the Chicago metro area. Search for plumbers, roofers, doctors, dentists, and more. Now available from home! Note: registration is required. 

  • Financial Ratings Series

    Financial Ratings Series

    Financial literacy tools from Weiss Ratings & Grey House Publishing. Financial strength ratings of banks, credit unions & insurance companies; buy-hold-sell ratings of thousands of investment instruments; ability to create a watchlist, get upgrade/downgrade notifications and log in from anywhere; and a Medicare supplement insurance selection tool. To login from home, click the icon of the person in the upper right corner and enter your library card number.


  • Glassdoor


    Glassdoor holds a growing database of millions of company reviews, CEO approval ratings, salary reports, interview reviews and questions, benefits reviews, office photos and more. Unlike other jobs sites, all of this information is entirely shared by those who know a company best — the employees.

  • Investor's Business Daily

    Investor's Business Daily

    Contains stock market news and analysis. Includes research, charts, and videos. In library use only.


    Learn business, software, technology, and creative skills to achieve professional and personal goals. Course topics include Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop, 3D printing, web design, and much more. will be changing to LinkedIn Learning in the near future. There will be even more courses than before, but the courses will work the same. For more details, please read


  • Public Records

    Public Records

    Search public records for new homeowners, new businesses, foreclosures, and bankruptcies for Cook, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, and Will Counties.

  • ReferenceUSA


    Directory of over 25 million U.S. and Canadian businesses (including historical data) and 89 million residential phone numbers. Search by industry or yellow page heading and limit by sales, business size, or geographical location. Explore consumer and lifestyle data. Create marketing lists.

    This resource supported through a generous donation from the Indian Prairie Public Library Foundation & Friends.