Business Book Spotlight from the Library's Rural Collection
U.S. Department of Agriculture. National Agricultural Library.
Type of Material: Book Author(s): Norman M. Scarborough. Title: Effective small business management : an entrepreneurial approach Published: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson Prentice Hall, c2012. Description 10th Edition. xv, 871 p. : ill., maps (some col.) ; 29 cm.
United States Department of Agriculture Rural Business Programs
United States Department of Agriculture, Rural Development Business Programs.
Rural Business programs from Value-added Farming to Renewable Energy programs help to assist rural America.
Rural Entrepreneurship Initiative (REI) - A new resource to build strong rural communities.
American Farm Bureau Federation. Georgetown's University McDonough School of Business.
"Providing resources, tools and promotion to help entrepreneurs turn great ideas into lucrative realities..."
Small Business Administration
United States Small Business Administration.
Small Business Programs and Assistance.
Disability.gov: Self-Employment and Entrepreneurship
DOL. Office of Disability Employment Policy.
"Self-employment and small business are important avenues for people with disabilities to secure employment."
Rural Cooperatives Magazine
USDA. Rural Development.
Publishes bimonthly rural business information and resources.
Statistics of United States Businesses
DOC. United States Census Bureau.
"Organizations use our data in a variety of ways. Corporations use our geographic data to identify new and existing markets in which to sell their products."
United States Patent and Trademark Office
DOC. United States Patent and Trademark Office.
This agency's basic role is to "promote the progress of science and the useful arts by securing for limited times to inventors the exclusive right to their respective discoveries (Article 1, Section 8 of the United States Constitution)."