Small Business and Entrepreneurship
This subject guide provides information for small business owners and other entrepreneurs.
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Small Business and Entrepreneurship Books
Links to Research Databases
Entrepreneurship includes worldwide publications and multimedia useful to educators, researchers, students, and members of the business community. Content ranges from the scholarly -- including journals, dissertations, working papers, and conference proceedings -- to a full toolkit of practical guides, templates, forms, sample business plans, and tips from successful entrepreneurs.
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Safari Business Books includes hundreds of business books you can read online. You can search the collection by subject, and the search results will direct you to books which include sections on your topic. Finance, human resources, management, and marketing are some of the specific areas covered.
Small Business Resource Center provides information that covers all major areas of starting and operating a business, including accounting, finance, human resources, management, marketing, taxes, and more. It includes hundreds of sample business plans.
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