Saturday, June 05, 2004

Business Resources at the Greenfield Public Library


772-1544 X13

MassBedrock, the Business Web portal for Massachusetts
The site for business and economic development in MA. It provides specialized on-line information resources related to doing business in MA and beyond for FREE! Investigate your market, your competitors, assistance programs for your business, your legal considerations, employment trends in your industry, and more. Identify professionals who will help you find and use the business information you need. Your one-stop-shop for Knowledge for Business! Note: Due to state budget cuts, this site is no longer being updated. The site will still be available to the public, but as information changes, the site will not be adjusted for the new information.

Massachusetts Small Business Development Center Network
Springfield Enterprise Center
STCC Technology Park
One Federal Street
Springfield, MA 01105
Voice: 413-737-6712 Fax: 413-737-2312
Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Local Outreach Site: Franklin County Chamber of Commerce
The MSBDC Network brings together the support of the U.S. Small Business Administration, the MA Department of Economic Development, and the academic resources and expertise of a consortium of public and private universities led by the University of MA, Amherst. The Network offers free and confidential individual management counseling, information and referral, and low cost educational seminars and training. The MSBDC Network is staffed by professionals with extensive business experience and excellent educational backgrounds.

The Small Business Resource Guide CD-ROM
Found in our collection at: CD-ROM 336.2 Small 2001
What you need to know about taxes and other topics: easy to find Federal tax information; fill-in-the-blank tax forms; business and tax publications; important web-links; preparing a business plan; financing a business; and selecting a business structure. For a FREE copy call:
1-800-TAX-FORM 1-800-U-ASK-SBA
Or visit the IRS web site at:

Some of the "Subjects" that you may want to type in when searching our on-line catalog are the following:
Business, Business planning, Career development, Entrepreneurship,
Home-based business, Industrial management, Job hunting, Job satisfaction, Marketing-management, New business enterprises, Office management, Resumes employment, Self-employed,
Small business, Success in business, Women-owned business enterprises, Work.

Check the book stacks for Dewey #: 158, 331.25, 346.7, 650, or 658.

Some business related web sites are the following: (a search engine for business information)

Also, be sure to check out the InfoTrac Business Databases located at the Online Resources page on our website.


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