Duke Street Business Center

The Duke Street Business Center at Lancaster Public Library is a FREE resource for authoritative and up-to-date business and nonprofit information. Our business librarians offer personalized research assistance utilizing licensed databases, specialized websites, and authoritative reference books and periodicals. Our collection of over 1,000 business and nonprofit resources include topics such as business start-up and planning, fundraising, accounting, advertising and marketing, customer service, nonprofit start-up and management, grant writing, board governance, volunteer management, and social entrepreneurship. We offer free remote access to popular business databases including ReferenceUSA that provide businesses and nonprofits with valuable information about customers, competitors, and industry. And as a Funding Information Network partner of the Foundation Center we provide local access to the Foundation Center Core Collection of nonprofit resources, the Foundation Directory Online database, the Foundation Grants to Individuals database, and Philanthropy In/Sight.