This library Business Resource Guide provides information sources on business and the economy for San Juan High School students. Learn about the economy and businesses large and small. Learn how people develop and operate successful businesses and get resources to plan, launch, manage, and grow a business.
Learn about big business and economic trends using the national Business Periodicals and TV show.
Learn about small businesses and practice business planning and management using the Business Development resources.
Inform your business plan or improve your business with Data.
Check out the Study page for business programs in college and universities.
Questions? See Ms. Haskins in the library
Periodicals dedicated to exploring large scale industries and economic sectors, primarily in the United States. Each periodical offers current economic and market headlines and in depth reporting on the economy, politics, technology, and other cross-industry concerns.
Articles are complex; plan to use non-fiction reading strategies such as annotating frequent words, and re-reading to understand the information, argument, and/or evidence.
Digital access to this authoritative, daily print newspaper through library database
News coverage and analysis of dominant industries from Aerospace to Retail.
Includes economic forecasting from diverse economists.
SMALL BUSINESS PERIODICALS
Periodicals covering small and medium sized enterprises profile more specialized and diverse businesses. Includes practical advice for technology, community engagement, time management.
The Nightly Business Report, CNBC. 27 minute episodes.. Weeknights on public television, also on YouTube.
Provides market analysis and commentary to industry, politics, and economic news. Emphasis on major markets; includes limited small business reporting.
Definitions and other basic reference information, best for when you need to know about a term or concept
BUSINESS PLANNING & MANAGEMENT
Full learning sequences designed to equip individuals with the knowledge and skills to develop and manage effective enterprises. Choose any one to learn all about starting a business: market research, business plans, location, structure, financing, legal & regulatory compliance, communicating value, and record keeping.
Examples of planning and management documents. and tools and templates to create your own.
Includes specific legal regulatory planning resources for small businesses in North America.
SME Toolkit helps with all aspects of planning, starting, financing, and operating small and medium enterprises. Developed by International Finance Corporation (IFC) with IBM, this is used in countries across the globe.
Canada is the United States second biggest trade partner. Their entrepreneurs toolkit includes business planning and evaluation ideas, and a collection of free or low-cost technology for e-commerce, marketing, and accounting.