Library Databases: ReferenceUSA

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ReferenceUSA's detailed database of more than 12 million businesses and 120 million consumer households in the U.S. and Canada contains a wealth of information useful for company profiling, market research, sales planning, and lead generation.

Used by job seekers, job changers, small business owners, and market researchers, ReferenceUSA is both comprehensive and user friendly.

Reference USA allows a maximum of 250 downloads per search through the alumni database service.

Key Features

  • Multiple information sources: Yellow/White Pages, financial filings, industry associations and directories, Chamber of Commerce, government data, etc.
  • Phone number verification for each business in the database; biannual verification for companies with more than 100 employees
  • Multiple search criteria, including criss-cross searching
  • Linkage feature which aggregates multiple company locations
  • Mapping functionality

ReferenceUSA meets the test of currency, coverage, and convenience required in today's business environment. Subscribe now to the Alumni Library Database Service, and start using the power of ReferenceUSA today!

for members

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contact us

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