What is Reference Solutions (formerly ReferenceUSA) ?
Reference Solutions provides information about millions of businesses, from major corporations to small businesses and sole proprietorships. It is an excellent source for local business information. Use Reference Solutions to research and analyze U.S. companies, industries, and consumers.
How Do I Get Started?
Have your library card ready (Don't have one? No problem! Check out our eCard registration page)
Click on the "Go" button above
Sign in with your library card if asked
Check out some video tutorials to learn about this tool: http://resource.referenceusa.com/videos/
Use quick search for basic searches, or custom search to narrow down to very specific criteria
Search by city, metro area, neighborhood, ZIP, radius, or other geographic measure to find companies in a location
Find all the new businesses in a city or zip code
Research employers by searching the business listings
Search jobs and internships
Locate competitors in your industry and location before you write your business plan
Find prospects for your service in the U.S. Businesses and U.S. New Businesses databases
Find customers in the New Movers / Homeowners database
Click on the "Learning Center" at the top of Reference Solutions for tutorial videos!
Available for Use On
Any computer, tablet or phone with internet and browser capabilities. There is currently no app for this product.
Contact us by email, phone or in person at any library branch.