Gale Directory of Early Stage Investment
Profiles potential funding sources and firms that enable start-ups, providing contact information, a brief description, market focus, fund size, and more. An invaluable tool for users ranging from aspiring entrepreneurs, inventors, new and existing start-up businesses, and individuals and companies that either require or offer early stage investment opportunities.
Gale Encyclopedia of Associations
Provides detailed descriptions and comprehensive information on more than 94,000 nonprofit membership organizations, including the following types: trade and professional associations; social welfare and public affairs; labor unions; fraternal and patriotic; religious, sports, and hobby groups; and many other volunteer organizations. Covers associations and societies that are organized and function at the regional (both interstate and intrastate), state, county, city, neighborhood, and local levels.
Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health
Provides detailed information on mental disorders and conditions. Also features entries for prescription, alternative and over-the-counter drugs, as well as the various therapies used to treat mental disorders.
Gale Small Business Builder
Gale Small Business Builder will guide you step-by-step through a workflow to help you brainstorm and plan for your small business, beginning with foundational activities that will help you think about the skills, support, and motivation you bring to the table as an entrepreneur. For those already operating a business, activities and tools are designed to help you manage and optimize your company's operations. Nonprofits can also leverage the same steps that for-profit businesses use. When you indicate that you are forming or managing a nonprofit, certain elements of the tools will automatically transform to better fit your needs.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
A database of encyclopedias, digital books, and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.
If you're an avid reader, you may be interested in becoming a member of The City Library's Goodreads Group. Members can share what they're currently reading, what's in their queue for future reading, join discussions groups, and browse recommendations, reviews, and book lists created by Librarians at The City Library.
A service of the Foundation Center, offers information and resources that are specifically designed to meet the needs of grantseekers and nonprofits.
Provides searchable access for private and government funding opportunities, tutorials and articles that address a range of grant development issues, as well as resources for writing and securing grant awards. Available only at the Main Library.
Health & Medical Portal
Use EBSCO Host to access information using from a variety of medical databases including: Health Source, Alt HealthWatch, Biomedical Reference Collection - Basic Edition, GreenFILE, and MedicLatina - medical resources in Spanish. You can also access the Utah Public Health Library.
HelpNow offers a comprehensive suite of eLearning tools, including live tutoring, expert writing assistance, collaborative learning, targeted skills building, test prep, and self-study options.
A genealogy reference resource that contains census data, family records, local histories and documentary collections.
The HUM Collection is a free, local music service that provides streaming access to everyone and digital downloads to City Library cardholders. The collection includes 40 albums — and growing! — representing Salt Lake City's local music scene.
JobNow offers expert live assistance in a one-on-one setting where you can explore how to build an effective résumé, the kinds of questions that will arise during a job interview, or the best steps to take towards the career you are interested in.
Jobs and Careers Portal
Provides articles, reports, research, and statistics to aid in career planning. Also provides resources for skill development, résumé writing, and career guidance.
KnowledgeCity.com is an online training platform that offers over 12,000 video tutorials in business skills, computer software, and safety compliance. All training courses provide the most current information taught by experienced college professors and certified instructors. The Library's KnowledgeCity.com platform gives members unlimited access to all course categories, including Management, Leadership, Communication, Sales & Marketing, Job Skills, Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.), and Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.), to name a few. Start today to see how easy learning can be!
Provides a completely interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial courses designed to help patrons, teen students, and adult learners alike succeed on required academic or professional exams.
Lynda.com provides an extensive library of training videos on practically any software program imaginable, including business productivity programs like Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), professional design software such as Adobe's Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, etc.), audio and video production, mobile platforms (iOS, Andriod, etc.) and so much more. The City Library's lynda.com membership offers patrons unlimited access to a library of over 100,000 high-quality, current, and engaging video tutorials as part of over 2,000 courses taught by recognized industry experts.
Mango Languages uses a unique teaching method that quickly engages you in real conversations between two native speakers.
Market Share Reporter
Presents comparative business statistics reports on U.S. and international markets, featuring data and market description; lists of producers/products along with their market share; all while citing the original sources. Provides a unique resource for competitive analysis, diversification planning, marketing research, and other forms of economic and policy analysis.
Medicare Supplement Insurance Buyer's Guide
Generates an individually customized PDF report for each user, based on their age, gender, and ZIP code. The report allows users to learn what Medicare does and does not cover, explore their coverage options, compare rates for each Medicare Supplement Insurance Plan, pick a plan that is right for them, locate the best insurers, and find an authorized agent.
A database of good health and medicine information from the world's largest medical library, the National Library of Medicine.
Mitchell 1 ProDemand
A repair, estimating, and service information reference resource providing detailed coverage back to cars and motor vehicles from 1974. Available in all City Library locations.
A database of stock and mutual fund ratings and analyses that allows the investor to research thousands of investment possibilities.
Available in seven languages (English, Spanish, French, Chinese, Italian, German, and Korean), MUZZY is a captivating and entertaining way for kids to learn another language.