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Core Resources for Entrepreneurs
- ABI/INFORM CollectionEfficiently search across Proquest's collection of global business journals, magazines and trade-specific publications to obtain articles on companies, products and industries, or research on business and economic conditions; techniques; theory and practice of business; management; advertising; marketing; economics; human resources; finance; entrepreneurship; technology and more.
- Business Plans HandbooksSearch and view examples of business plans from actual businesses and a directory of development centers that provide support and advice to small businesses. Go to "Search within this series" box on right to efficiently search the entire collection.
- Business Source UltimateAccess information from trade publications in addition to market reports, peer-reviewed journal articles, company profiles, and industry profiles.
- Technology Guides Includes biotechnology and engineering