The Business and Investment Center is part of the Information Services Department at the main branch of the Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County. The center provides timely and authoritative information for entrepreneurs, business owners, investors and job seekers. It is a source of information on finance, trade, demographics, imports, exports, marketing and more. […]
The Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County
Stuart A. Gibbs brings a wealth of experience to his work at the Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County.
Attending Youngstown State University and Kent State University, Gibbs holds two degrees, a master of science in education and a master of library and information science.
He is a former teacher and was a manager employed at a Fortune 500 company before becoming the library system’s business librarian.
He uses his knowledge of operations, marketing, employee, sales and customer service to help customers. As such, every business day, he connects businesses, large and small, with the information and services they want and need.
Gibbs has been with the library’s Business and Investment Center for the past four years. In his spare time, he enjoys music, games, and going on adventures with his wife.
The Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County Business and Investment Center at the main branch, 305 Wick Ave., connects businesses and organizations with resources that can inspire them and enrich their efforts. The center is a prime source for business books, e-books, databases and programs.
Topics include: statistics, demographic information, locating competition, market research, financial ratios, sample business plan, finding suppliers, sample legal forms, news and trade information, funding information and trade information including exporting and importing.