Resources & Databases

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Library Catalog

We carry a great selection of new and classic books to help you run your business!



** - Designates databases that require the use of a library card # when accessed outside the library
Find a job, business, person or create mailing lists & sales leads.

**Business Insights Essentials
Easily find information on companies, industries and more in the context of timely news, statistical data, and in-depth reports.

**Demographics Now
Easy to use tool that provides highly sought after demographic data.

Global Supplier Directory (formerly Thomas Global Register)
Directory of manufacturers worldwide

**Small Business Collection
Provides electronic access to a variety of trade journals and business magazines.

**Small Business Resource Center
This comprehensive database offers detailed how-to covering all major areas of starting, operating and maintaining a business from financing, management, marketing, accounting, taxes and more.

Thomasnet (formerly Thomas Register)
Directory of United States manufacturers

**Universal Class
An online continuing education program with over 500 courses on topics ranging from lifestyle to test prep to office skills. You can view course offerings here, but you must first create an account with Universal Class to view course materials or take a class.

Wand Global Trade Resource
Online global trade directory


Local Resources

Better Business Bureau of West Florida

City of Oldsmar Homepage
Links to City Ordinances and various city applications and forms

Institute for Business and Home Safety
Tips on reducing losses due to natural disasters

Pinellas County Business Information
Connection to all county government business services and information

Pinellas County Economic Development

SCORE Pinellas Chapter 115 (Service Corps of Retired Executives)
SCORE counselors are available twice a month at the Oldsmar Library, please see our event page for details.

Tampa Bay Partnership
Resources for local business

University of South Florida's Small Business Development Center

Upper Tampa Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce
Serving Oldsmar, NW Hillsborough and Town 'N Country


State Resources

Enterprise Florida, Inc.
Florida government and business leaders working together for economic development

Florida Department of Revenue Information for Businesses
Information and forms for state taxes and a variety of electronic services

Florida Division of Corporations
Online information, research, and electronic processing service center, including annual report filing and fictitious name registration

State Links for Businesses
Hundreds of links to business information provided by the Florida government


Federal Resources

Small Business Administration

IRS: Small Business and Self-Employed Tax Center
Tax information specifically for small businesses from the Internal Revenue Service, including downloadable forms and publications

U.S. Department of Labor
Valuable information on federal employment laws and compliance

Last updated 05/17/2016