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The library has many resources which would be useful for finding information on consumers, markets, trends, industries and financials.
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Down to business : the first 10 steps to entrepreneurship for women - Clara Villarosa with Alicia Villarosa
Call Number: HD6054 .V55 2009
ISBN: 1583333541
A legendary bookseller shares her secrets for turning lifelong dreams into lucrative realities.

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WomenPreneurs - Dorothy Perrin Moore
Call Number: HD6072.6.U5 M663 2012
ISBN: 0415896851
Publication Date: 2012-04-20
Perrin Moore (business administration and entrepreneurship, The Citadel) brings together 3 decades of research intended as a map for readers to recognize common issues women encounter in entrepreneurial and organizational environments on their road to success and outlines effective strategies for addressing them.

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The entrepreneur's guide to writing business plans and proposals - K. Dennis Chambers.
Call Number: eBook, HD62.5 .C423 2008
ISBN: 0275994988
Entrepreneur, ad man, and writing teacher Dennis Chambers shows how entrepreneurs can persuade people, through skillful writing, to pony up capital or contracts.

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Entrepreneur - Lucy Tobin
Call Number: eBook
ISBN: 0857082884
Publication Date: 2012-05-15
Lucy Tobin, who meets successful business founders every week writing an enterprise column for The Evening Standard, profiles today’s foremost web entrepreneurs and business founders.

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Be the solution: how entrepreneurs and conscious capitalists can solve all the world's problems - Michael Strong ; foreword by John Mackey
Call Number: HB615 .S773 2009
ISBN: 0470450037
A book about the heart of capitalism as a force for creating good in the world for solving many of our tough societal problems.

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Escape from cubicle nation : from corporate prisoner to thriving entrepreneur - Pamela Slim
Call Number: HB615 .S62 2009
ISBN: 1591842573
Inspired by reader submissions to her blog Escape from Cubicle Nation, Slim provides everything one needs to consider before making the decision to become self-employed, from the nuts and bolts of starting a business to a full discussion of the emotional issues involved.

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Library of Congress Call Number Ranges:

Entrepreneurship : HB 615

There are many books on this topic available in Main Stacks on the fourth floor of the library but you can also search the library's catalog using the above Call Number. The result list will include both print and electronic books.


Suggested Databases

This collection includes sources  to help find brief explanations and general information for entrepreneurship.

  • Business Insights: Essentials: Provides current business, company, and industry content, including: periodical articles, press releases, corporate structures, financials and earnings estimates, investment reports, and company histories.
  • Business Source Complete: Provides a comprehensive collection of corporation and industry financials as well as SWOT Analysis and Five Forces research.
  • Factiva: Provides information from financial quotes, market data, newspapers, company and industry news. Good for SWOT Analysisresearch.
  • LexisNexis Academic: Business news, industry and market news, company financial reports from Hoovers, company profiles, company comparisons SEC Filings, and directories (contact and resource information for companies and industries).
  • Mergent Online: Provides full-text U.S. and international company financial data, as well as U.S. and international company annual reports.
  • Standard & Poor’s NetAdvantage: Market news, industry overviews & surveys, company information (stocks & bonds, corporate records, vital statistics, and financials for all S&P 500, MidCap 400, and SmallCap 600 companies).

General Reference Sources

  • Oxford English Dictionary
    The ultimate authority on the usage and meaning of English words and phrases. It traces the usage, meaning and history of words from 1150 AD to the present day.
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
    A comprehensive collection of reference materials in electronic format. Access thousands of eBooks on virtually any subject.

  • Encyclopaedia Britannica Online
    Includes the complete encyclopedia, as well as Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and the Britannica Book of the Year.
  • The business translator
    "Business words, phrases & pronunciation guides for over 65 languages."

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