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New Orleans Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses

Resources to support the business and strategic planning needs of New Orleans' entrepreneurs and small businesses

If you don't have a public library card...

You need one... Public libraries offer a wealth of information for entrepreneurs and small business owners, including business plan guides and research databases through state library consortium agreements. 

Jefferson Parish Library
New Orleans Public Library
St. Tammany Parish Library

Louisiana Library Connection

Business and financial databases available through the state library of Louisiana.  You'll need a library card to access these...see above.

Louisiana Library Connection - Business & Financial Resources

Here’s a quick guide to choosing the right business resource from the state library (linked above.)

If you're looking for: Try these databases:
Company profiles Business Searching Interface
Industry Information Business Searching Interface
Articles from business publications Business Source Complete; Regional Business News
Market research Business Searching Interface; Business Source Complete