Business & Nonprofit

Resources covering a broad overview of business topics including: small business, business plans & proposals, non-profits, management, directories, investments, jobs, careers, and company information with links to organizations and schools and local chambers of commerce.

Web Sites

Today's Wall Street Journal Articles

American Society for Quality - Indianapolis Section
Offers many training and networking opportunities for the quality professional.
The official business link to the u.s. government.

Harvard Business School

Free information on companies, industries, and executives. Subscribers can access more companies and information tools.

Indiana Business Research Center
Economic and demographic statistics specific to Indiana counties and cities.

Kelley School of Business

SEC Edgar
Securities and Exchange Commission home page which offers corporate annual reports, quarterlies, etc. for companies that file electronically with the SEC.

Search thomasnet on everything from actuators to zirconium and all the parts, components, materials, equipment, composites and services in between. Built on the 100+ year legacy of the Thomas Register.

Foundation Center
"The center is the nation's leading authority on philanthropy and is dedicated to serving grantseekers, grantmakers, researchers, policymakers, the media, and the general public."

Indiana Grantmakers Alliance, Inc.
This organization works to advance philanthropy throughout the state of Indiana by providing information for indiana nonprofits and grantmakers on workshops, conferences, newsletter, and publications.

INRC: Indianapolis Neighborhood Resource Center
Find out about training for community-based organizations, many offered by the INRC at no charge.

Indiana Secretary of State - Entrepreneur's Guide to Starting a Business in Indiana
Information about starting a nonprofit, as well as a for-profit, corporation in Indiana.

Online Databases

ProQuest Newsstand
Search an online collection of current newspapers to quickly find text articles relevant to your research. This resource also will suggest related documents and topics for further exploration. Includes Indianapolis Star, New York Times, and Wall Street Journal.

Business and Company Resource Center
Database of detailed company and industry news and information (company profiles, brands, rankings, histories, investment reports.)

Business Source Premier
Provides full text for more than 2,800 scholarly business journals.  Locate articles from well-known business periodicals.

Searchable national business directory with listings for over 14 million US businesses.

Library Materials

How to Write a Business Plan

How to Write a Business Plan
McKeever, Mike P.
658.4012 MCK 2015

Deduct It!: Lower Your Small Business Taxes

Deduct It!: Lower Your Small Business Taxes
Fishman, Stephen
343.7305268 FIS 2015