Need help with government contracts? You've come to the right place. You can use your
valid, full service Virginia Beach Public Library card
to access resources listed on this page. When asked, enter your library card number with a capital D and without spaces.Books & More
You'll find books, DVDs and other resources in the library catalog under the following subject headings:Public ContractsGovernment Purchasing
eBooks & Audio Books
Visit the Library's digital media site
for downloadable audio books and eBooks. Books are available in a variety of formats and may be transferred to a device. There are many titles listed under Featured Collections - View all Subjects - Business
.Online Research Tools
Encyclopedia of Small Business
: Entrepreneurs will gain how-to information that they can apply to their own business including financing, financial planning, business plan creation, market analysis, sales strategy, tax planning, human resource issues and more.Small Business Reference Center
: Use this resource to learn about business basics such as starting a company, operations management, sales and more. Search by business areas and find information by business types.
Virginia Beach Minority Business Council: The MBC serves as an advisory agency to the City Manager and the City Council with respect to the City's procurement policies and procedures.
Virginia and NationaleVA
: This is Virginia's online procurement system. Businesses must register with eVA to be considered for state contracts.
Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization
: This site promotes small socially and economically disadvantaged, and women-owned businesses in compliance with federal laws. It assists these businesses in finding procurement opportunities with the Department of Labor.
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