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.

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.

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


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.