Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Learn to Use ReferenceUSA Database

Would you like to learn to use the library's ReferenceUSA database? A ReferenceUSA employee will teach the basics of using the database. The class will be held on Monday, March 22nd at 9:30 a.m. at the library. If you would like to attend, please call or come to the 2nd floor Reference Desk to sign up. The phone number is (408) 615-2900.

When: Monday, March 22nd, 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Library Technology Center
Santa Clara City Library
2635 Homestead Rd.
Santa Clara, CA

ReferenceUSA is an electronic business directory. You can use it to find the top managers of a company, create lists of companies in the same industry, or research companies. A company listing typically includes:

- Company contact information
- A narrative description of the company
- List of the top managers
- List of competitors
- and more

If you would like to search ReferenceUSA, go to our Electronic Resources web page and click on the ReferenceUSA link. You can search the database remotely or within the library. You will need your library card number.

You can also access our Electronic Resources page by beginning at our home page. Click on the Research/Resources link and then select Electronic Resources from the drop-down menu.

Posted by MLG