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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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Create a Database Bookmark

To bookmark the Library's databases correctly, you need to use the friendly URL and NOT the URL it redirects to. It's simple to do; you just need to do it in a specific way.

  1. Start from the Library's Databases A-Z.
  2. Locate the database you want to bookmark.
  3. Click-and-drag the link to your bookmarks bar.

If you already have a bookmark to a database, and it's not working properly, replace it with a new bookmark.

Library News

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Coming Soon! Lexis+

The Library is excited to announce that all Commerce Research Library users will transition to Lexis+ on August 1st, 2021. Lexis+ will provide you with an all-new design that has a focus on simplicity and virtually no learning curve.
Join us on Tuesday, August 3rd for Welcome to Lexis+ a webinar on this new platform.

Have questions? Check out our Migration to Lexis+ guide to learn more.

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New Digital Exhibit: Lighting America's Beacons

The Bureau of Lighthouses

In 1910, Congress established the Bureau of Lighthouses under the Department of Commerce. For 29 years, the Bureau—commonly known as the Lighthouse Service—managed the nation’s lighthouses, fitting them with updated technology and supervising the lighthouse keepers who kept lights burning through the night, often heroically coming to the aid of vessels in distress.

Check out our latest booklist! With image of multiple people looking at graphs

Our latest booklist Data Analysis & Visualization is available now! Conveniently every title is hyperlinked to the catalog, and from there, you may login with your OpenAthens account and request the book. Check out our entire collection of booklists here.

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Introducing: PressReader Accessibility

PressReader recently launched accessibility mode which improves readability for all readers. Visit the PressReader Accessibility feature guide to learn more.

Access PressReader with your OpenAthens account. Request an OpenAthens account if you don't already have one. Visit our guide to learn more about Database Access via OpenAthens.

Our latest booklist Organizational Change Management is available now! Conveniently every title is hyperlinked to the catalog, and from there, you may login with your OpenAthens account and request the book. Check out our entire collection of booklists here.

What's New? Leadership Connect

The Leadership Connect mobile app now helps you easily identify Majority Staff, a Presidential Appointee, Schedule C, or Career SES. To learn more about what's new from Leadership Connect, visit their website.

Access Leadership Connect with your OpenAthens account. Request an OpenAthens account if you don't already have one. Visit our guide to learn more about Database Access via OpenAthens.

New eBooks