Research an industry, start or expand a business, or explore a new career. The Main Library in Downtown Long Beach features an extensive collection of business and career books, plus meeting spaces and an auditorium for rent, and free Wi-Fi. Get started with our online resources below.
Online Business & Career Resources
BizPort The online business portal provides a roadmap through the maze of government permitting required to open a business. It also offers connections to support resources at both other government agencies and private businesses.
Books 24x7 On-demand access to thousands of books covering information technology and business in a fully searchable, web-based environment.
General OneFile News and magazines on business, current events, education, literature, science, tech, and more.
The Los Angeles Regional Small Business Development Center provides assistance in business planning, management, marketing, sales, strategic planning, and getting access to financing. The service centers offer entrepreneurial education and one-on-one consulting services that get companies on a fast track to growth.
The City of Long Beach Services for Business links you to Long Beach permits, building codes, business license applications, development services, financial assistance, planning, zoning and much more.
CalChamber is a comprehensive business resource. From international trade guidelines to industry networking, they have the information businesses need. Access daily news updates, legislative analyses and educational forums.