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Home page of the Commerce Research Library website. The Commerce Research Library is a federal library serving the U.S. Department of Commerce.

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Digital Services 101

Join us for our upcoming Digital Services 101 webinar to learn how you can utilize the digital resources the Library provides.

Wednesday, March 10, 2021
9:00am - 9:30am

An image with a lightbulb. did you know that you can login to the WSJ mobile apps via OpenAthens.

Did you know? WSJ Mobile App

You can login to the Wall Street Journal app on your mobile device! When you login to the Wall Street Journal for the first time using your OpenAthens account you will be prompted to create a standalone WSJ account. Use that standalone WSJ account to login to the mobile app on your phone or tablet. To learn more visit

OpenAthens is the exclusive access method for most Library databases (except the Bloomberg Terminal, D&B Hoovers, and EIU). Standalone Lexis and Westlaw accounts will now transition on February 1st. Please ensure any bookmarks are updated accordingly. To learn more visit the Database Access via OpenAthens guide.

If you do not already have an OpenAthens account request one today!

Lexis: Advanced New Searching

Join us for a training designed to help you use advanced search techniques to explore over 25,000 news sources available in Lexis more efficiently. 

Thursday, March 11, 2021
10:00am - 11:00am


Bloomberg Terminal Remote Access Enabled! Reserve a time slot today Access for HCHB Staff Only

Bloomberg Terminal Remote Access Enabled!

Reservations are required to use the Bloomberg Terminal. Reserve a time slot here.

To learn how to login to the Bloomberg Terminal in Disaster Recovery, please visit our guide: Using the Bloomberg Terminal, watch a step-by-step tutorial, or email the Commerce Research Library at

Now Available! Harvad Business Publishing Instantly access hundred of eBooks from Business Communication, Leadership, Strategic Planning, and more.

Now Available! Harvard Business Publishing eBooks

The Commerce Research Library is pleased to announce that staff of the Herbert C. Hoover Building in Washington, DC, now have access to hundreds of Harvard Business Publishing eBooks from EBSCO. View our newest guide to getting access and started reading.

The digital library is always open.

OverDrive allows you to instantly borrow eBooks to read on your device. OverDrive is compatible with all smart phones, tablets, computers, and eReaders. Start browsing our OverDrive collection.

To learn more visit


We're Available! Learn how to remotely access Library Services

We're Available! Learn how to remotely access Library Services

Have a Question? Ask Us! Do you need research assistance? Or do you need help learning how to use a library service? Ask us! When in doubt, send us an email at

To learn more about remotely accessing library services view the Remote Services Guide.

Now Available! ProQuest eBook Central