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You'll find books, DVDs and other resources in the library catalog under the following subject headings:Business Networks
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Online Research ToolsBusiness Plans Handbook
: A collection of useful business plans created by entrepreneurs seeking start up funds. These plans are from businesses in manufacturing, retail and services industries.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.Hampton Roads
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.
Hampton Roads Chapter of SCORE
: Providing free business assistance to residents of south Hampton Roads cities, this is the place where entrepreneurs can get the help they need to start a business or improve results.
Hamptons Roads Chamber of Commerce
: As a not-for-profit, member-based business organization, that serves its members and communities by creating economic prosperity and enhancing the quality of life in the region.
The Builders and Contractors’ Exchange of Hampton Roads
: This site brings branches of the construction industry closer in touch with each other. It serves any person, firm, or association in any branch of the construction industry, including general contractors, suppliers, manufacturers’ representatives, material distributors, architects, engineers, and more.
: a site for veterans, reservists, and national guardsmen who are current or prospective small business owners.
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