Category Archives: databases

I want to do something hands-on this spring. Are there any DIY resources at the library?

We encourage you to take advantage of the Texas springtime with some great do-it-yourself projects inspired by our collection. Explore our nonfiction collection through the online catalog, and check out our step-by-step resource guides from furniture making to home décor … Continue reading

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I’m interested in auto repair and small engines. What does the library offer that can help me?

Our collection of dealer repair manuals and online databases is one of the highlights of the Business and Technology Division, located on the 5th floor of the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library. We have an extensive collection of repair manuals … Continue reading

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I’m looking for data about Dallas. Where do I start?

Whether you’re looking for information for a business plan, grant application, or research project – or you just want to know more about the place where you live – there are a wealth of resources available online and in the … Continue reading

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I’m starting my own business. How can I find my target market and who my competitors are?

If you have industry research questions for your new or established business, consulting with the B.R.A.I.N. staff is a good place to start. The Dallas Business Resource And Information Network (B.R.A.I.N) is a partnership between Dallas’ Office of Economic Development … Continue reading

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I’d love to do some volunteering, but there are so many possibilities, I feel overwhelmed. Can the Library help me narrow down the options?

During the holidays, people often begin to think of how they can serve others. The recent book A Path Appears (also a documentary film) details the incredible impact individuals can have when they devote time to service. There are many … Continue reading

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