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This guide features resources that students can use to learn about industries, research competitors,and understand markets.

Business & Economics Librarian

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Jennilyn Wiley
RBD Library
231 Mell Street
Auburn University, AL 36849-5606
Subjects: Business, Economics


Starting or researching a new business idea is a daunting task.  Fortunately, Auburn University Libraries provides you with many great resources that can be useful to gather all the information you need to get started.   Market research, industry overviews, demographic statistics, trade and professional magazines, newspapers, podcasts, blogs and books are great resources for learning the lingo and following the stories of highly successful entrepreneurs.  

Use this guide to identify resources that can be useful throughout the research process.  From estimating the size of a potential market to drawing up your business plan, the Library is here to help. 

Recommended Sources - Quick Links

Organizations and Associations


This is by no means an exhaustive list.  Use the library catalog to search for even more books and ebooks related to entrepreneurship.



This is by no means an exhaustive list.  Use the library catalog to search for even more magazines related to entrepreneurship.

Local and State Business Websites