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ReferenceUSA Learning Opportunity

Monday, April 10

Using Reference USA for Your Job Search* for adults

As a job-seeker, targeting potential employers can be challenging. Join Leah Jackson, Customer Success Manager - ReferenceUSA, as she demonstrates ways to use this library database to identify, research, and prepare yourself for that “big interview”.

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., Business, Careers and Research Center Classroom, Third Level, Main. Register Online.

How Reference USA can Help the Small Business Owner* for adults

Small business owners are always looking for a competitive edge. Leah Jackson, Customer Success Manager - ReferenceUSA, will discuss how to use this database to “grow” your small business. Topics will include how to identify business competitors as well as prospective clients. ReferenceUSA contains information on 24 million U.S. businesses and 262 million U.S. consumers. Turn this key source of information into a tool for small business development. It's free to use if you are a Richland Library cardholder.

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., Business, Careers and Research Center Classroom, Third Level, Main. Register Online.

ReferenceUSA is the premier source of business and residential information for reference and research. ReferenceUSA contains information on more than 24 million businesses and 235 million consumers. Library customers can use the database to research companies, create business plans, write research papers and find new customers. This resource is used by entrepreneurs, businesses, students, job-seekers or anyone wanting access to information on tens of millions of businesses and hundreds of millions of consumers in an easy to search format.

Information categories include:

U.S. Businesses

Use this module to search for comprehensive, accurate and up to date information on more than 34.5 million U.S. Businesses. Data is telephone verified and updated monthly. Use the more than 3 dozen search selections to create custom queries. Results link to individual profiles for each business containing essential information.

U.S. Standard White Pages

With more than 150 million U.S. listings, this module gives you access to people all over the United States. Records are continuously updated against the USPS National Change of Address and Delivery Sequence File (DSF) to be the most current source for residential listings available. Records include maps and key demographic data.

U.S. Consumers / Lifestyle

Searchers use the Consumer / Lifestyle data to understand the buying habits of groups of consumers. Drawn from a variety of sources the results are a blend of purchase preference information with household and census type data.

U.S. New Businesses

Updated on a weekly basis with information from a variety of sources, the U.S. New Business module is the ideal resource for anyone wanting to connect with businesses in their start up and early phases of development.

U.S. HealthCare

Profiling more than 1 million physicians and dentists, the U.S. HealthCare database gives researchers a unique look at a doctor’s practice. Essential information includes the doctor’s specialty, age, medical school attended, year of graduation and hospital affiliation.

U.S. New Movers /Homeowners

Each year 15% of the country’s population moves to a new location. Each week ReferenceUSA adds more than 300,000 New Movers/ Homeowners to this module. Search using key data elements including Residential Details, Mortgage Details, Confirmed Homeowner status and Move Distance.

Canadian Business

The Canadian Business data module is one the most robust information sources of Canadian business information available. Researches create custom searches using criteria from a list of search options and results link to profiles of more than 1.5 million businesses.

Canadian White Pages

Records are 100% publicly sourced to comply with Canadian privacy laws and contain information on more than 12 million Canadian households.

OneSource

Anyone wanting to conduct deep research on a global scale will find their shangri la in OneSource. Dive deep into company financials, international corporate hierarchies and SWOT reports. Searches can be done by business, industry, executives as well as by keyword, news and articles.

Whether you are a job-seeker, small business owner or a curious customers, we invite you to attend these two great events, meet Leah Jackson, and learn more about ReferenceUSA!

Guest Presenter: Leah Jackson, Customer Success Manager - ReferenceUSA

Event Information: Please register for each program separately!

Using Reference USA for Your Job Search for adults, April 10, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., Business, Careers and Research Center Classroom, Third Level, Main

How Reference USA can Help the Small Business Owner for adults, April 10, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., Business, Careers and Research Center Classroom, Third Level, Main


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