What You Need to Know to Start and/or Manage Your Small Business

Small Business Reference Center is one of the many valuable resources available through JJML library.  It’s a one-stop-shop for business information providing general operational information for any type of business with searchable advisory videos.   

Small Business Reference Center offers exclusive full text of many top consumer small business reference books as well as tools to address many small business topics.  It includes market research reports, business videos, a help and advice section and details on how to create business plans.


  • More than 400 full-text periodicals
  • More than 440 full-text reference books
  • More than 630 business videos


  • State specific resources
  • Business basics
  • Start-up kit and business plans
  • Industry information by small business type
  • A unique, user-friendly interface

Among the e-books you’ll find here are full-text business-related guides from Nolo Press.  Here are just a few of the titles available:

Working for Yourself

Women’s Small Business Start-up Kit

Working With Independent Contractors

The Corporate Records Handbook

Deduct It – Lower Your Business Taxes

Consultant & Independent Contractor Agreements

Legal Forms for Starting & Running a Small Business

Incorporate Your Business

The Employer’s Legal Handbook

How to Write a Business Plan

Tax Savvy for Small Business

Find out what you need to know to start and/or manage your small business by visiting the Small Business Reference Center.  All you need to access this database is your John Jermain Library card barcode and your password. 

The Small Business Reference Center is available from home or in the library.



For more information about this or any of the library’s many resources call 631-725-0049 ext. 0 and ask for the reference desk.

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