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Offers abstracts and full text articles in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, accounting, finance, and economics.


KYVL logoSmall Business Reference Center 
For small business owners and those interested in starting a business, this resource offers full-text articles and reports, sample business plans, U.S. tax forms, videos and reference books.


  • Small Businesses

    • CFDA: Home
      Search for federal assistance programs available to businesses, state and local governments, individuals, nonprofits, and more.
    • Fasttrack Organization Search
      Search for business name availability at this site.
    • Kentucky Business One Stop Portal
      Find information to help you plan, start, and operate your Kentucky business.
    • Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development
      This website from the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development provides information about financing, relocation, taxes, permits, workforce, etc. The Select Kentucky database, which helps users find potential sites and buildings as well as learn about the community, looks especially useful.
    • Kentucky SMALL BUSINESS CONNECTion Database
      Search for Kentucky small businesses.
    • Kentucky Small Business Development Center
      The Kentucky Small Business Development Center offers training and free one-to-one consulting to small business owners and people who want to start their own businesses.
    • SCORE
      A nonprofit supported by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), SCORE offers free assistance from volunteer mentors, webinars, and information about taxes, funding, legal questions, and much more.
    • The U.S. Small Business Administration |
      The Small Business Administration web site provides information on loans and grants, starting and managing a small business, as well as free online and in-person training.