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News Release - Libraries Add Online Business Database

Jan. 5, 2011

News Release

Twelve Libraries In Colorado Add Online Business Database

The Colorado State Library announced today that 12 libraries across Colorado will provide Reference USA, a top-of–the-line business database, to assist residents with economic development and business and consumer research. Job-seekers will also benefit from the online employment resources, which contain listings for more than 14 million businesses, plus training and employer research.

The following public libraries across Colorado will now provide access to Reference USA both in their libraries and remotely. The participating libraries are Cortez Public Library (Cortez), East Cheyenne County Library District (Cheyenne Wells), Hinsdale Library District (Lake City), Lamar Public Library (Lamar), La Veta Public Library (La Veta), Mancos Public Library District (Mancos), Pine River Public Library District (Bayfield), Rio Grande Library District (Monte Vista), San Miguel Library District (Telluride), Southern Chafee County Regional Library District (Salida), Southern Peaks Public Library (Alamosa), Spanish Peaks Library District (Walsenberg) and Upper San Juan Library District (Pagosa Springs.)

Libraries continue to play an important role during difficult economic times by offering citizens and businesses expanded resources and personal assistance. Stop by your local library to see the broad array of resources available to you.

For more information on the Colorado State Library, visit

About Reference USA

Reference USA is a leading provider in business and consumer research. Reference USA helps users create marketing plans, conduct competitive analysis, raise funds and locate people. Reference USA’s quality information helps researchers, students and job-seekers answer a wide variety of questions and save valuable time and money. For more information, visit

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