ABI/INFORM Trade & Industry
Full-text industry and trade magazines, journals, and newsletters with in-depth coverage of major industries, companies, products, trends, and more. offers small business guidance, training, workshops, and road maps to opening a small business.

Burlington Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to the success of small community business. They provide advocacy, promotion and training.  

The Economic Development Alliance of Skagit County carries out business attraction, retention and expansion and collaborative engagement to achieve a prosperous, sustainable and equitable community while maintaining Skagit County’s natural beauty and quality of life.

Legal Information Reference Center
Full-text publications and legal forms that address a range of legal issues including business law, estate planning, family law, and more.
Learn a new skill with more than 4,000 video courses covering web design, software packages, business/management skills, graphic design, job/career skills, and more. This database is provided courtesy of Washington State Library.  

Mobile App:  iPhone/iPad Android

Moody’s Analytics
Moody’s Analytics has announced that it will provide complimentary access to loan-level mortgage and auto data, to help market participants analyze the impact of an anticipated COVID-19-related recession on their securitization portfolio. The data is accessible through the Moody’s Analytics DataViewer tool, and is currently available free of charge. (Coming Soon)

A telephone and business directory useful for marketing, business research, and job searching. 
This database is provided courtesy of the Port of Skagit.

Small Business Reference Center   
Full-text business reference books and magazines. Instructions and "how-to’s" on a variety of small business topics including buying/selling a business, writing a business plan, marketing, and more.

Strong Towns provides grassroots community development movement with the goal of making communities financially strong and resilient. Read thought provoking articles, listen to podcasts, and take advantage of their free introductory training course.

Washington Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is a network of more than 30 expert business advisers working in communities across the state to help entrepreneurs or small business owners start, grow or buy/sell a business.