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Job Search Guide: Reference Solutions (Data Axle)

Library resources for job search.

Find company information and create a list of companies on the Reference Solutions (formerly Reference USA) database.

The Reference Solutions (formerly Reference USA) database is temporarily accessible from home with your NYPL card and PIN.

For more information on using this database, visit the Business Center Database Guides: Reference Solutions (Reference USA) research guide.

See below for more details. 

Creating a list of companies using the U.S. Businesses module.

The U.S. Businesses module part of Reference Solutions, formerly Reference USA, allows you to research company information and compile a list of companies.

First, connect to the database.

 

Enter your library card number and PIN.

 

Choose the U.S. Businesses module.

 

If you want to find out information about a specific company and already know its name and its headquarters' location, do a Quick Search.

 

However, if you need to create a list of companies in a specific industry and limit it to a geographic location, do an Advanced Search.

 

First Example

 

Second Example

 

Third Example

 

Fourth Example

 

View Company Results

 

Results Page

For more information on using this database, visit the Business Center Database Guides: Reference Solutions (Reference USA) research guide.