Resources for Small Business Owners
In addition to regularly scheduled workshops for new and experienced business owners, the AFIC (Arlington Funding Information Center) provides print and electronic resources for entrepreneurs. Find books on writing business plans, starting your own business, marketing your business, and much more.
Academic Search Complete
Index, abstracts, and full text for many scholarly publications covering all academic areas of study.
Business Source Complete
Full text journals in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, accounting, finance and economics.
Enhanced Business Search
Includes company and industry profiles, market research reports, and business videos.
Foundation Center Cooperating Collection (East Branch Library Only)
The premier resource for locating in-depth information about grantsmakers and their grants.
The discipline of law and legal topics such as criminal justice, international law, and federal law.
Morningstar Investment Research Center
Get comprehensive financial information on stocks, mutual funds, exchange traded funds, and use portfolio tools and calculators to determine what your asset mix should be.
Real-time access to more than 20 Million Businesses, 222 Million Consumers, U.S. New Businesses, U.S. New Homeowners & Movers.
Regional Business News
Full text for more than 50 regional business publications.
Small Business Reference Center *NEW*
Contains more than 450 full-text reference books and nearly 400 full-text periodicals that provide detailed “how-to” instructions to address small business topics.
Small Business Help
Databases… MORE link http://morelibrary.org/collection/business-investment
Starting your Business
Texas Wide Open for Business https://texaswideopenforbusiness.com/start-business
North Texas Small Business Development Center http://www.ntsbdc.org/
Small Business Learning Center https://www.sba.gov/tools/sba-learning-center/search/training
Texas Secretary of State, Business Basics http://www.sos.state.tx.us/corp/index.shtml
Small Business Reference Center http://morelibrary.org/resource/small-business-reference-center
SCORE Fort Worth – Start Up – Business Plans https://www.score.org/content/search/all/657%2C639/all/73/10688
Business Plans and Profiles Index http://www.carnegielibrary.org/research/business/bplansindex.html
Texas Business Licenses, Permits and Registration http://www.sba.com/texas/licenses-permits/
News & Research
Regional Business News http://morelibrary.org/resource/regional-business-news
Fort Worth Business http://www.fortworthbusiness.com/
Dallas Business Journal http://www.bizjournals.com/dallas/news/
Your Economy http://www.youreconomy.org/
Census Bureau Economic Statistics http://www.census.gov/econ/
Enhanced Business Search http://morelibrary.org/resource/enhanced-business-search
Business Source Complete http://morelibrary.org/resource/business-source-complete
Growing your business
Marketing your small business
U.S. Commercial Service Market Research Library http://www.buyusainfo.net/adsearch.cfm?search_type=int&loadnav=no
Tips on Doing Business with the State of Texas http://tpwd.texas.gov/business/bidops/hub/tips/index.phtml
Supplier Portal: Doing business with the City of Arlington
SBA Loan Programs https://www.sba.gov/loanprograms
Small Business Calculators
Legal & Tax
NOLO: Running your small business
Arlington, Texas Code of Ordinances
Tax Information for businesses http://www.irs.gov/Businesses