Welcome to Virginia Beach Public Library’s Small Business Resource Collection, where
emerging entrepreneurs and small business owners can find the information they need to succeed. This collection includes books for check out, a Business Reference collection at Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library, and online research tools to fulfill your business information needs.
Your valid, full service Virginia Beach Public Library card will be required to access some resources listed on this page. When asked, enter your library card number with a capital D and without spaces. If you need help, please ask the library.
Online Research Tools
Business Plans Handbook
: Search for sample business plans to help create one for your small business.
Small Business Resource 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.Small Business Collection
: Perfect for entrepreneurs, you'll find tips, strategies and success stories. Reference USA
: Use this resource to search for companies in the United States. Basic searches include size, location and type. You can do custom searches that include ownership, financial data and more. You'll find extensive company information including telephone numbers and industry profiles.