Starting a Business

Business Office Presentation

Business Source Premier

Research into accounting, finance, economics, marketing, management, and operations management. Includes access to video from the Associated Press (AP).

Census Business Builder-Small Business Edition

Use the Census Builder to determine the best location for your business, where your customers may reside, and a host of other relevant metrics to help start and grow your business.


Getting started:

Gale Virtual Reference Center

Full-text Reference Books.  Includes Sample Business Plans.

Legal Information Resource Center

Resources to assist you in legal matters of all kinds, including business law, financial planning, family law, property and real estate, and rights and disputes. Includes full text reference books from Nolo

Small Business Reference Center

Full-text for many top consumer small business reference books, as well as tools to address many small business topics. Includes business videos, a help and advice section, and details on how to create business plans.