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Starting and Running a Business   Tags: business, entrepreneurship, small_business  

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MCPL's Premium Electronic Resources for Starting & Running a Business

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Business Plans Handbook Series

Each volume of this e-book series contains templates and 25 sample plans for manufacturing, service, and retail businesses. Click on the "eTable of Contents" link for each volume to see the specific types of businesses covered.

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Small Business Resource Center

Articles from reference books and periodicals covering all major areas of starting, operating and maintaining a business from financing, management, marketing, accounting, taxes and more.

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Research your market and your competition.  Find similar businesses in your geographic area, using mapping or radius search features. Search for companies by location, by industry, by size. Search for jobs by type, keywords, geography, and estimated salary.  Find business profiles in the U.S. and Canada by type, size, and location, as well as by name, address, and phone number.  Includes limited download options.  Tutorials and webcasts.
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Gale Virtual Reference Library

Full-text reference books including Business Plans Handbook, Encyclopedia of Management, and Encyclopedia of Small Business. Fully searchable and browsable.

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Safari Books Online

E-books about starting a business, as well as other business and technical topics.  Please note: The titles do not download, you can read them from within your browser. We also want you to know that MCPL has a limited number of concurrent users on this product. If you can't get in, clear your browser's Temporary Internet Files, and try again after a while.

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Legal Forms

Business, personal, real estate, contract, and general law forms plus forms specific to Maryland.  From Gale.



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