Business

View business resources and websites.

*Available 24/7 from your computer, smartphone or tablet. You will need your library card number. If you are not a member of the library you can join online.

**Only available in libraries.

Resources

**Access to Research

Free access to published research from academic journals and conferences.

*COBRA

The Complete Business Reference Adviser. It is a continually expanding business database with information about starting and running a small business with access to around 4,000 factsheets, market reports, contacts, funding resources and help and support.

**EMIS

Emerging Markets Information Service information platform. EMIS provides a unique blend of analysis, data and news on companies, industries and countries in eastern Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America.

EMIS licenses content from leading sources of company and industry intelligence and combine with a database of over 6.6 Million companies, M&A information and country level research.

You can have up to 10 reports and up to 250 companies in list form per day.

You can access EMIS on PCs in any West Sussex Library or by contacting our Ask a Librarian service with details of the search you require.

**GrantFinder

A database for all types funding including loans, awards and grants to help local companies succeed and grow. Local entrepreneurs can search independently through the thousands of funds available to them. These include:

  • European Union and Government programmes
  • regional schemes
  • local authority funds
  • prestigious business award competitions.

Contact our Ask a Librarian service with details of the search you require.

**IBIS world

Our subscription to IBIS world provides:

  • industry market research for the UK, Ireland and general global reports
  • industry risk ratings
  • analysis of hundreds of industries including risk scores and revenue forecasts.

You can search IBIS world in any West Sussex Library, but you can only download reports by contacting our Ask a Librarian service with details of the search you require.

**Kompass EasyBusiness

Contains information on over 43 million companies across 71 countries worldwide. You can use it to contact other businesses (B2B). For downloaded lists of companies in spreadsheet format, contact our Ask a Librarian service with details of the search you require.

*MyWorkSearch

Online toolkit that helps jobseekers find job opportunities. It also has a job finder and a CV builder. You will need to sign up in the library for an individual account to access this resource.

Useful websites

 
Last updated:
22 March 2021
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