Useful Tools

Online Business Databases: Ventura County Library, City of Camarillo Library and the City of Simi Valley Library

Your library card id number is all you need to gain access to many useful databases. To apply for a Ventura County Library card, click here. To apply for a City of Camarillo library card, click here. To apply for a City of Simi Valley library card, click here. Links include:

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Online Business Databases: City of Camarillo Library

Additional business databases are accessible through the City of Camarillo Public Library and its Russell Fischer Business Collection (RFBC).  The RFBC offers many great resources that local entrepreneurs and startups will find very useful. You only need to apply for a City of Camarillo library card, which is free and available to both Camarillo residents and non-residents, click here to apply.

Links include:

  • Demographics Now: Business and People – Demographics Now contains highly-detailed demographic data. It is an ideal resource for gaining consumer and market insight as you consider opening a business, finding an untapped audience for your products, analyzing the shifts and needs of a given population, and more. Reporting capability allows you to rapidly produce a variety of compiled reports to help you make informed and accurate decisions.
  •  – is a video database with over 2,000 training videos in business, marketing, software training, web design, and countless other disciplines. Most training videos offer downloadable templates that can be used alongside the training, allowing for a very productive learning experience.
  • Value Line  – Value Line is an investment management solution that enables both new and experienced investors to make better-informed decisions. It provides in-depth financial information presented in print and online and advanced analytical tools.