Entrepreneurship Center

What is it?

Entrepreneurship Center covers a wide range of topics including how-to information on small business planning, bookkeeping, financing, human resource management, marketing, regional tax laws, and starting a home-based business.

Getting Started

Access Entrepreneurship Center through any web browser:

  1. Go to the library’s website and click on the orange Research & Learning button and then on the Articles, Research & Information button.

  2. Click on Business & Investing and then on the Entrepreneurship Center link. You will be prompted to log in with your Patron ID # (back of card) and 4-digit PIN number.

  3. Note: When accessing the database, a warning may pop up in your browser about an insecure connection. You must select "Continue" or "Send Anyway" to continue to the database.

Using entrepreneurship center

  1. The home page of the Entrepreneurship Center allows you to conduct a Basic or Advanced Search and view/search a glossary of business terms. 

  2. The home page also includes buttons that organize the content for you into the four key stages of business: Plan, Fund, Start, and Manage. Furthermore, you can browse a list of popular topics by Business Topic, Business Type, and How To.

  3. The Cite button allows you to create a citation for the article in multiple citation styles. The Highlights and Notes feature allows you to make and save annotations within an article. All annotations can be accessed by clicking the Highlights and Notes button in the upper right. you can print, download, and email a pdf of the article, as well as send it to your Google Drive or Microsoft OneDrive.

  4. The article’s webpage provides publication information. The Explore column will give you more articles and content related to the current article. You also have the option to listen to an audio version of the article by clicking the "Listen" button.