Thursday, October 12, 2006

October's Business at Lake County Public Library

Database of the Month Encyclopedia of American Industries

This is an online business reference encyclopedia which provides detailed and comprehensive information on a wide range of industries in every realm of American business. It is part of our Gale Virtual Reference Library which provides users with an online access to a collection of business reference books that can be found in print in the Library.

Call the Reference Department at 769-3541 for more information about our online access to Business Reference Books.

New Books

Bruce Judson
658.1141 JUDS

Go It Alone! is for anyone who has ever dreamed of owning his or her own business. Whether you have a vague yearning or a dream you’ve never dared to realize, this book is for the one of every two Americans who dream of going out on their own….” (Book Jacket)
The author of this remarkable book offers you practical steps to create your business. He is a Faculty Fellow at the Yale School of Management and his views on business success are often quoted in the national media.

Investors in Your Backyard
Asheesh Advani
658.1592 ADVA

You have a great idea for a business but where do you find the capital to start-up your new business? Advani’s book is “The perfect resource for entrepreneurs in search of financing.” – Teresa Ciulla, Executive Editor, Chapters detail preparing your business plan and fundraising requests, deciding who to ask for money, and your ongoing relationship with the people who finance you.

Selling Beyond ebay
Greg Holden
658.87 HOLD

Holden offers tips on reaching more customers by venturing beyond ebay in the online market. He introduces the seller to new online venues, such as local newspaper websites, Yahoo! Auctions,’s Marketplace and much more.

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