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Small Business/Entrepreneurship Guide: Find Books

Entrepreneurs can use this guide to find resources for their small business research

Reference Sources

Reference Works in the Library:

Small Business Sourcebook

(HD 2346 .U5 S66)

South Carolina Business Directory

(HF 5065 .S6 S65)

Ward's Business Directory of U.S. Private and Public Companies

(HG 4057 .A575)

Business Plans Handbooks

(HD 62.7 .B865)

RMA Annual Statement Studies

(HF 5681 .B2 R6)

Consumer USA

(HC 101 .C744)

Demographics USA County Edition

(HF 5415.1 .D46)

Sourcebook of ZIP Code Demographics

(HA 203 .S66 2009)

How to Start a Business in South Carolina

(HD 62.5 .H68554)

South Carolina Investment and Business Guide

(HD 74 .S68 2000)


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Useful Subject Headings:

  • Cottage industries
  • Family partnerships
  • Franchises
  • Limited partnerships
  • Small business
  • Small business—law and legislation
  • Small business management
  • Sole proprietorship

For Browsing

HA Statistics.

HB Economic Theory, Demography, Business Cycles.

HC-HD Economic History

HE Transportation and Communications.

HF Commerce.

HG Finance.

HJ Public Finance.

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