Resources for students and alumni competing for the business plan competition.
The AMA Handbook of Business Documents: Guidelines and Sample Documents that Make Business Writing Easy
Call Number: HF5726 .W675 2011
How to Write a Business Plan
Call Number: HD30.28 .M3839 2011
- My Florida.com Business Page
All vital links for businesses operating in the state of Florida. Find rules, regulation, tax, license, and certificate requirements for a business in Florida.
E-filing services and data look-up for businesses operating in the state of Florida under corporation, limited liability, partnerships, trademarks, and fictitious names.
Looking for statistics? The best way to find these numbers is to search for the government entity that would be responsible for the numbers. Need statistics on car crashes? Find the Florida Highway Patrol site and search for the word "statistics". Or look-up the National Transportation Safety Board and search their site for statistics. Limit your search to government sites by adding the following words to any Google or Yahoo! search:
- American Fact Finder
Demographic statistics compiled by the U.S. Census Bureau with an easily accessible search box by zip code, city, county, or state.
- Bureau of Justice Statistics
Find criminal, correctional, sentencing, and victim statistics here.
- CIA World Factbook Online
Easily select and compare different nations in terms of demographics, military entities, and government bodies, produced by the US Central Intelligence Agency.
- City and County Data Book
Compare demographic statistics of US cities, counties, and states, produced by the US Census Bureau.
- Nation Master
A statistical comparison of country data, a variation on the CIA site, produced commercially.
- National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS)
Statistic service by the USDA for livestock, crops, and demographics.
- National Center for Health Statistics
National health statistics procured by the Centers for Disease Control.
- National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS)
Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Justice, the NCJRS provides research on criminal justice and substance abuse. Check-out the A-Z Topics link in the top right to browse keywords.
- The First Measured Century
Companion book to a three hour PBS special on the social trends that have developed over the past century. Explore the trends by chapter title to find statistics.
- U.S. Statistical Abstract
The most up-to-date statistical information about the United States produced by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Patrons can search the Foundation and Grants database electronically. Access to the database is limited to computers on the IRSC network.
The Foundation Directory 2013 National Directory of Corporate Giving Grantseeker's Guide to Winning Proposals