Resources for business owners

All of the resources listed below can be accessed by logging in on our catalog page with a current library card number and the phone number we have on file for you. Please contact us at if you have trouble logging in.

Need a card? If you’re located within Nodaway County, our library staff can set you up with a temporary e-card.  Just send a photo of your photo ID and any piece of mail showing your current address, along with a phone number (to use as your login PIN) to  and we’ll get you started using the library’s e-resources.

ReferenceUSA:  Sharpen your marketing efforts and find new customers with this premier residential consumer and business database by conducting customizes searches based on geographic area, consumer data (lifestyles), and dozens of other criteria.

Link to training guides and videos for ReferenceUSA users

NEW to MPL: Gale’s Legal Forms database contains a variety of business and personal legal forms and documents kept current with both Missouri and federal law.

Maryville Public Library also offers Newsbank’s America’s News,  a keyword and topic searchable database of 2,843 independent news sources. providing our users full-text access to the most current industry specific information locally and regionally.  Full-text content from Maryville Forum, St. Joseph News-Press, and Kansas City Star are also included.

Maryville Public Library’s Small Business E-Bookshelf contains a carefully selected variety of some of the highest-rated ebook and downloadable audiobook titles for startups, managers, and non-profit administrators. New titles on managing remote workers have just been added!  Current MPL cardholders can access our ebook/e-audio collection through the Libby for Overdrive app on your e-device, or through our catalog page.





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