Business Research Solutions (BRS)

Please note that we are no longer offering the Business Research Solutions. ReferenceUSA will no longer be available after May 15 and access to First Research, Hoovers, Simply Map and Mergent Online will come to an end on May 31. If you are a current subscriber, click here to access the databases.

Here are a number of options that will be available to you after May 31:
  • Duke Street Business Center at Lancaster Public Library
    Residents of Lancaster County that have a valid library card from any library in the County can access several databases through the Library. At the present time, AtoZ Database (a direct competitor to ReferenceUSA), First Research, Hoovers and Simply Map are available.
  • ReferenceUSA
    ReferenceUSA is not available anywhere else in Lancaster County at this time. InfoGroup, the parent company of ReferenceUSA, markets a product, Sales Genie, directly to businesses.
  • Mergent Online
    At present, Mergent Online is not available anywhere else in Lancaster County.
  • Hoovers & First Research
    At present, Hoovers and First Research are available at the Duke Street Business Center.
  • Simply Map
    At present, Simply Map is available at the Duke Street Business Center.
If you would like more detailed information on any of these products or are interested in how to go about obtaining corporate accounts directly from these vendors, please contact Paige Schober at or 717.397.3531.