Reference USA

Our subscription to Reference USA will expire on November 12, 2016.
Take a look at AtoZdatabases as our alternative to this resource.

"With over 14 Million U.S. Businesses and 89 Million U.S. Residents, ReferenceUSA provides you the power to find and study businesses, locate people, conduct market research, find addresses and phone numbers, search the hidden job market, and much more. ReferenceUSA is updated with millions of changes monthly, so you will get the most accurate information available." Allows 250 downloads at a time.

ReferenceUSA's YouTube channel has many helpful and informative videos for using the database.


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If you are still having problems connecting, ReferenceUSA asks that you contact them for further troubleshooting at 1-800-808-1113.

Note: If you are accessing ReferenceUSA remotely, YOU CANNOT BOOKMARK ReferenceUSA. ReferenceUSA is offered via a secured host that authenticates users prior to forwarding them to ReferenceUSA. Accessing ReferenceUSA via a bookmark that you have created sidesteps the authentication process.

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