Small Business Resources

Looking for tools to start or run a small business. Here are the essential resources from the library and valuable free resources for any business owner.

NameDescriptionSubject
DemographicsNowMake sound business decisions with custom reports, market analysis, interactive maps and more tools to compare demographics for any U.S. geography.Business & Finance
Florida Electronic LibraryA powerful Reference collection of over 60 databases. Available resources include electronic magazines, newspapers, almanacs, encyclopedias, and books, providing information on topics such as current events, education, business, technology, and health issues.Education
Florida
Florida Small Business Development Center NetworkThe Florida SBDC Network provides tools, training, and resources to help small businesses grow and succeed.Business & Finance
Florida
Gale Business: EntrepreneurshipSearch this database to learn how to start, finance or manage your small business. Resources include; sample business plans, how to guides, articles and websitesBusiness & Finance
Gale Business Insights: EssentialsEasily find information on companies, industries and more in the context of timely news, statistical data, and in-depth reports.Business & Finance
Gale Directory LibrarySearch, sort and export information both from current directory editions as well as prior editions. Multiple directories can be cross-searched. Business & Finance
Directories & Phone Books
Ebooks & Audiobooks
Gale General OneFileOne source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics including: consumer information, education, homework help, fiction & literature, government information, health, medicine & wellness, history, law & crime, magazines and journals, science, nature and business information. General
Gale OneFile: BusinessBusiness Collection provides summaries and articles covering business disciplines, including accounting, economics, finance, marketing, management and strategy, as well as business theory and practice.Business & Finance
Gale OneFile: Economics and TheoryDiscover content useful for starting a business, marketing a product, developing a policy, analyzing trends, and more. Business & Finance
Education
Gale OneFile: EntrepreneurshipAccess to academic journals and magazines perfect for both business school students and entrepreneurs, with insights, tips, strategies and success stories.Business & Finance
Gale OneFile: Hospitality And TourismAccess to scholarly journals, magazines, and trade publications that cover topics including the cultural and economic aspects of travel and tourism; current and relevant content of the hospitality and tourism industries.Business & Finance
Ebooks & Audiobooks
Gale OneFile: Leadership and Management

Search authoritative periodical content covering topics like organizational dynamics, adult learning, and more. Updated daily.Business, Careers & Employment
Gale OneFile: Popular MagazinesFind titles like Time, National Geographic, The New Yorker, Newsweek, Vanity Fair, US News and World Report, Vogue, Fortune, Business Week, National Review, Cosmopolitan, NPR and even Oprah.Magazines & Newspapers
Entertainment
Gale Power SearchInstantly access periodical and reference content in multiple Gale resources from a single starting point while cross-searching eBooks in the Gale Virtual Reference Library. Education
eBooks
Homework Help
Business & Finance
Magazines & Newspapers
Government
History
Careers
Gale Primary SourcesGale Primary Sources is an integrated research environment that allows users to search across all of their Gale primary source collections. Education
eBooks
Homework Help
Business & Finance
Magazines & Newspapers
Government
History
Careers
The New York TimesFind breaking news, multimedia, reviews & opinion on Washington, business, sports, movies, travel, books, jobs, education, real estate, cars & more. Archive access from 1851-1922 and 1981-present. Newspapers
Homework Help
History
Entertainment
Business & Finance
Art & Music
Occupational Outlook Handbook

The Occupational Outlook Handbook is a publication of the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics that includes information about the nature of work, working conditions, training and education, earnings, and job outlook.Education, Government, Business
Reference Solutions (Formally ReferenceUSA)Powerful online reference and research tool providing instant, real-time access to accurate, in-depth information on U.S. businesses and U.S. residents. Reference Solutions makes it faster and easier to find new business opportunities, research executives and companies, find news articles, conduct job searches, research papers, locate addresses and phone numbers, conduct market research and much more. NEW! Learn how to create direct mail lists with our Reference USA tutorial video.Business & Finance
Careers & Employment
U.S. Small Business Administration (SBAThe U.S. Small Business Administration provides support to small businesses and entrepreneurs. They provide information on starting and managing a business, loans and grants, and training.Business & Finance
Careers & Employment
Government
Universal Class *NEW*Free access to 500+ online courses with CEU credits available. Classes designed and led by professional instructors, complete with videos, assignments, and quizzes. Courses include crafts & hobbies, entrepreneurship, self-help & more. To get access, sign into the Libby app, then go to the "Extras" section on the library home screen.Education
Business & Finance
WestlawHigh quality legal, regulatory and business information, including in-depth Florida law, Key Cite and more. Available at the Main library only. Not available from home. For access, please inquire at the Reference Desk. Law & Crime

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