Business Development

Business Development

Are you a Business Owner or Entrepreneur? 
We've compiled a list of information sources to help grow your business.

Check out these free online Business Development resources.

Reference USA (Reference Solutions by DataAxle) - Premiere source of business and residential information.  The information is separated into ten databases: U.S. Businesses, U.S. New Businesses, U.S. Standard White Pages, U.S. Historical Businesses, U.S. Jobs/Internship Postings, U.S. Healthcare, U.S. Consumers/Lifestyles, U.S. New Movers/Homeowners, Canadian Businesses, and Canadian White Pages. (Reference USA Tutorial)

Business Plans Handbooks- Examples of how to approach, structure and compose business plans for entrepreneurs.

Small Business Reference Center - Including start up kit and business plan modules

Gale LegalForms - Including real estate contracts, bankruptcy, and others

Legal Information Reference Center - Understanding business & corporations, patents, copyright, trademarks, and financial planning

ABI/INFORM Trade & Industry (ProQuest) - Including telecommunications, computing, transportation, construction, petrochemicals, and others

ProQuest Research Library - Scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and other sources

ValueLine - Company analysis and subscription publications

MorningStar Investment Research Center - Investment assistance for stocks, funds, and ETFs, educational resources, research and portfolio evaluation (Morningstar Tutorial)


More information is available on additional Reference Databases as well as our Career Development and Employment support sections.