Library to host demonstration of business research tool

Mesa County Libraries has scheduled a free demonstration on using a business research database.

The demonstration on using ReferenceUSA is set for 10:30 a.m. July 25 at the central library, located at Fifth Street and Grand Avenue in Grand Junction. The event is open to the public.

ReferenceUSA offers information on more than 43 million businesses and 260 million residents in the United States. ReferenceUSA can be used to conduct a competitive analysis in determining the number and location of similar businesses in a given area, develop and implement marketing plans and compile lists of potential customers.

For more information about the demonstration or ReferenceUSA, call 243-4442 or visit