Small Business Research Guide

This is a selective list of material that will help you get started in small business research. The following sources will provide background information, research articles and in many cases an additional reading list for your topic. If you have any questions or if you need further assistance, please contact Leticia Camacho, or Andy Spackman, Business Librarians.

Startup | Sample Business Plans | Financing Grants | Estimating Cost Calculators | Managing and Marketing | | Business Forms | Business Tax | Trade Shows and Conferences | State Profiles | Utah Economy | Laws and Regulations | Company Annual Reports | Identify Your Business/Industry Codes | Industry/Market Information | Business Directories

Startup:

Books to considered: (available at the Management Economics Government Information (MEGI) Reference Collection - 1st floor HBLL)

Sample Business Plans

Books to Considered: (available at the Management Economics Government Information (MEGI) Reference Collection - 1st floor HBLL)

Financing & Grants

Estimating Cost/Calculators

Managing and Marketing

Books to Considered: (available at the Management Economics Government Information (MEGI) Reference Collection - 1st floor HBLL)

*For more information go to our Marketing Research Guide.

Business Forms

Identify Your Business/Industry Codes

Tax

Trade Shows and Conferences

State Profile

Utah Economy

Laws and Regulations

Company Annual Reports

Industry/Market Information

figures for public and private companies, industries, markets, and products for all manufacturing and service industries on both domestic and international levels. Also includes articles about the specific companies.

S&P NetAdvantage - Information for the investor on markets and the economy. Includes data and analysis of industries, companies, stocks, bonds, mutual funds, indexes,

Business & Company Resource Center (Gale) - A Business and Industry database. Indexes public and private company data, including contact names, address and telephone numbers, total employees, sales volume and business descriptions. Covers more than 11,000 U.S. & international companies and 53 industries.

Business and Industry (RDS) (Gale) - A Business related database. This database provides marketing facts and and current news.

For more industry information go to the Business - Industry Research Guide

Business Directories

LexisNexis Academic - Business - Business covers business and financial news, US. And International financial information from government and private sources, market research, industry reports and SEC filings. Create your own company lists and retrieve up to 100 records.

Mint Global - Mint offers information on 40 million companies worldwide, including annual statements, M&A news, competitive analysis, and ownership information

Please send questions and comments to:

Leticia Camacho, Business Librarian 1521 HBLL leticia_camacho@byu.edu 422-1970

Andy Spackman, Business Librarian, 1522 HBLL, andy_spackman@byu.edu, 422-3924