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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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OpenAthens is here!

The Library is excited to start 2021 with a new single sign-on service for database access that will provide additional security and combine all those pesky database passwords into one credential. Look for an email on Monday with steps to gain access.

Have questions?  Check out our Database Access Guide to learn more. Visit MyAthens for a complete list of databases available to you based on your bureau and duty station.

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.

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

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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.

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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.

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