Small Business Center
Popular Business Resources
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(Formerly ReferenceUSA) Provides information on over 25 million businesses and over 270 million consumers. Business data includes company name, location, industries, size, names of owners and executives. Consumer data includes name, location, estimated home values and household incomes.
Business Source Complete
Searchable cited references provided for more than 1,300 journals in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance, and economics. (Standard EBSCO Interface)
Small Business Reference Center
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, such as buying and selling a business, managing employees, writing business plans, and understanding legal information.
Gale Legal Forms
Provides a wide selection of legal forms across the most popular legal areas. Includes real estate contracts, wills, pre-marital agreements, bankruptcy, divorce, landlord tenant and many others. Also includes a comprehensive attorney state directory and a dictionary of legal definitions.
Other Business Resources
- Business Abstracts with Full Text - Offers full-text articles from hundreds of key publications, and provides access to product evaluations, interviews, biographical sketches, corporate profiles, statistical rankings and more. (EBSCO)
- Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery Reference Center - Offers cover-to-cover indexing for journals, monographs, magazines and trade publications, all with a strong focus on BC/DR and closely aligned issues. (EBSCO)
- Reference Solutions - Provides basic information on over 25 million businesses and over 270 million consumers in the US and Canada. Business data includes company name, location, industries, size, year established, names of owners and executives, and more. Consumer data includes name, location, estimated home values and household incomes, and more. (Infogroup)
- Regional Business News - Provides full text for more than 80 regional US and Canadian business. publications. (EBSCO)
eBooks & Audiobooks
Start by downloading the Libby app (Apple or Android) or visit libbyapp.com. Read or listen to hundreds of business titles.
With OverDrive check out books and audiobooks for 14 days and renew up to two times. Items return automatically.
Popular Catalog Searches
Browse the library's catalog for information about starting and running a business.
Local Business organizations
Wylie Chamber of Commerce
As the business organization in the City of Wylie, the mission of the Chamber is “to promote and support Wylie Chamber Members while contributing to the growth and quality of life in our community”. The Chamber is the business connection to the community.
The Library and the Chamber work together to provide a weekly business card exchange. Find more information about that here.
Wylie Economic Development Corporation
The Wylie Economic Development Corporation strives to increase local employment opportunities while diversifying and strengthening the local tax base through the financial support of business relocation and expansion.