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About This Guide
This resource guide was designed to assist you with:
- Research on entrepreneurship for your classes.
- Submitting student-led business ideas in your application for the Student Business Pitch Competition of the Fishman Center for Entrepreneurship.
- Preparing to pitch your idea at the Student Business Pitch Competition.
- Making you aware of organizations and websites that can help entrepreneurs.
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Table of Contents
Provides a few resources to get you started.
Also gives you our contact information so you can ask us for help.
You can search for articles on this page. It also provides databases and journal titles that are good to search in for entrepreneurship topics. There are also links to sample searches that you can modify to find what you need.
Allows you to search for books owned by Columbia College and by other libraries in the MOBIUS consortium. Instructions are provided for how to request books from MOBIUS libraries.
You can search for e-books found in our databases. There are also links to selected individual e-books on entrepreneurship and to selected essays on entrepreneurship from business e-books.
You can search for streaming videos and video segments in the Films on Demand database. There are also links to selected individual streaming videos on entrepreneurship.
Company & Industry Info
This links you to the Company and Industry Information Resource Guide that was designed to provide you with assistance in locating good sources of information about specific companies and industries as you research them for your business classes.
This links you to the Marketing Research - MKTG 441 Resource Guide that was designed to help you locate good sources of marketing research information.
Organizations to Help You
Provides links to government entities and other organizations from which you can get help.
Provides links to websites with helpful information.
Entrepreneurship Research Starter
This article available via the Cougar Search Discovery Service reviews the various definitions applied to entrepreneurship, concluding with a fundamental definition of the term. The article also considers the entrepreneurial trait characteristics associated with successful entrepreneurship, highlighting a real-life entrepreneur as a prime example. Finally, the article explores entrepreneurship in its global context, examining the findings of a global survey that focused on entrepreneurship traits, motivations, demographics, and types of ventures undertaken.
This is from the website of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
Provides information on citing with MLA, APA, Chicago/Turabian, other styles, and citation managers.
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