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ReferenceUSA Named 2014 Best Reference Source

OMAHA, Neb., Feb. 25, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ReferenceUSA, a software as a service (SaaS) reference and research database from Infogroup, was named a Library Journal's 2014 Best Reference Source and will be featured in the publication's March 1 edition. The annual Best Reference article is created by librarians and lists the best reference books, databases and free Internet resources available in libraries. Sources are chosen by librarians based on use in their own libraries as well as Library Journal materials and reviews.

"To be awarded Best Reference Source means a lot to us here at ReferenceUSA," said Steve Laird, president of ReferenceUSA. "We've been in the business for more than 20 years and it validates that librarians appreciate our product — not just the data quality, and continuous improvements, but our outstanding customer service."

ReferenceUSA is an online database available for free to library cardholders in subscribing libraries. The database contains more than 24 million businesses and 235 million consumers. Library patrons can use the database to research companies, create business plans, write research papers and find new customers.

Recent enhancements to ReferenceUSA include: the Historical Business Database; Jobs and Internships module; presentation-ready Data Visualization tools (charts, graphs and maps); and the forthcoming Demographic and Firmographic module that will provide entrepreneurs useful tools to develop new business opportunities. For more information about ReferenceUSA, contact Jill Buccheri at jill.buccheri@infogroup.com.

About Infogroup

Infogroup is a marketing services and analytics provider that delivers best in class data-driven and customer-centric technology solutions. Our data- and software-as-a-service (DaaS & SaaS) offerings help clients of all sizes, from small companies to FORTUNE 100TM enterprises, increase their sales and customer loyalty. Infogroup provides both digital and traditional marketing channel expertise that is enhanced by access to our proprietary data on 235 million individuals and 24 million businesses, which is distributed real-time to our clients. For more information on Infogroup's marketing and data solutions, visit www.infogroup.com.

CONTACT: Jill Buccheri 402.836.3316 jill.buccheri@infogroup.com

Source: Infogroup