Covers starting and operating a business, includes business journals and a wide selection of sample business plans.
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Gale Business: Plan Builder is a step-by-step online planning tool to help you write a plan for your business or nonprofit organization. Choose from a variety of business plan formats and Plan Builder will guide you through each section of your business plan, and when you are done you will have a formatted, organized, professional-looking document. The first time you use Plan Builder you will need to create a username and password.
Access all the Gale databases the Library currently subscribes to, such as, the InfoTrac OneFile and Literature Resource Center.
Gale Courses offers a wide range of highly interactive, instructor led courses that you can take entirely online. As a library card holder in good standing, you are entitled to these courses at no cost. Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month. You must click to enter Lessons 1 and 2 within the first two weeks of the class or you will be automatically dropped. Click here for a video tutorial about using this resource.
The Gale Directory Library (GDL) is a digital platform that lets users access directories – that is, extensive listings of companies, organizations, publications, people, products, and more. With GDL, users can cross-search multiple directory products or search a single title.
A collection of databases designed to help high school students with a variety of school assignments. Includes its own Multimedia Gallery of still images, film clips, and sound bites.
Provides access to thousands of State and Federal legal forms covering legal area like landlord-tenant relations, divorce agreements, business relationships and end-of-life issues. These forms are provided for informational purposes and are not intended to take the place of an attorney’s legal advice. Click here for a video tutorial about using this resource.
Searches across Literature Resource Center and Literature Criticism Online to find full text of literary works, journal articles, literature criticism, reviews, biographical information and overviews.
Integrates the full text of respected nursing, allied health and medical journals; consumer health magazines; newsletters topical overviews; and reference books.
Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. These reference materials once were accessible only in the library, but now you can access them online from the library or remotely 24/7.
Comprehensive general interest resource providing periodical and news information. Also includes Fodor travel guides, NPR programs, and more than 20 reference sets on a wide range of topics.
A searchable database of thousands of grants and scholarship opportunities offered by private and government institutions located in the US and abroad. Click here for a video tutorial about using this resource.
Scholarly, government and general interest sources covering the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and governments and what can be done at each level to minimize negative impacts.