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Business Research Guide: Entrepreneurship

Welcome to the ACT Business LibGuide! Here you will find Business-related information and resources for your class assignments and projects.

Suggested books/e-books

The illusions of entrepreneurship : the costly myths that entrepreneurs, investors, and policy makers live by Shane, Scott Andrew.

Critique of entrepreneurship : people and policy by Armstrong, Peter.

The spirit of entrepreneurship : exploring the essence of entrepreneurship through personal stories by Nandram, Sharda S.

Social Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation : Initiatives to Promote Social Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation in the Nordic Countries by Nordic Council of Ministers.

The Dynamics of Entrepreneurship : Evidence From Global Entrepreneurship Monitor Data by Minniti, Maria.

Social Economics and Entrepreneurship by Rata, Georgeta.

Top ranked e-journals in Entrepreneurship

Library book lists

Suggested links to entrepreneurship books from the catalog.

Entrepreneurship websites

Small Business and Entrepreneurship guide

Small Business & Entrepreneurship Guide
An in-depth resource guide from the Business Reference and Services Section (BRASS) of the Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) of the American Library Association (ALA).

This guide covers aspects of small business and entrepreneurship information that are most commonly sought after by library patrons. This includes the following:

*this guide was taken by BRASS 

Company Information

A good place to start for company information is the company's own website. These can be either:

1) The 'brand' website, this is primarily used to promote the business to the customer so has an advertising focus. e.g shop with online payments for services and goods.

2) The 'corporate' website, which is primarily for other businesses, newspapers, the media and students/staff doing research. You'll find annual reports, corporate information and  lists of key members of staff.

Business Plans



Useful tools for Entrepreneurs

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