Library Resources

Business Collection
Provides coverage of all business disciplines, including accounting, economics, finance, marketing, management and strategy, as well as business theory and practice.

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Trusted source for information on stocks, mutual funds, and a variety of other investment products.

Reference USA
Contains business and residential phone directories as well as background information on companies.

Small Business Resource Center
Small business management resources including information for conducting industry research, financial planning, marketing a product and franchising a business.

Free Trainings & Webinars

Reference USA offers free trainings on search essentials, starting, managing and growing your business, and data analysis. View the full schedule of free trainings.

Local Resources

Corvallis Benton County Economic Development Office 

Oregon Small Business Development Center

Linn-Benton Community College Business Development Center
6500 SW Pacific Blvd.
Albany, OR 97321

Business Enterprise Center 

Corvallis Benton Chamber Coalition 


The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) is the standard used by Federal statistical agencies in classifying business establishments for the purpose of collecting, analyzing, and publishing statistical data related to the U.S. business economy.  Every industry has a code.  You can use this code with Reference USA to find out which industries are in a certain geographic area.