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Business Plans: Home

This guide is designed to assist students in finding resources to write a business plan. Its primary focus is on industry conditions, target market demographics, and financial comparables.

Librarian for U.S. Business & Economics, Hospitality & Tourism

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Alicia Estes
New York University

Elmer H. Bobst Library, #515

Special Thanks

Special Thanks to Claire O'Leary from Boston College for providing us with a guide for our Business Plan Research Guide.


This guide provides a list of resources to help write a business plan. The key resources identified are: Sample Business Plans & Guides, Industry Trends, Market Research Reports, Market Share & Size,Target Markets & Demographics, SWOT Analysis and Financial Information & Ratios.

Bobst Library has a rich collection of databases, e-resources, specialized collections and services. The Virtual Business Library  (VBL) is the portal to many of our business and economics related databases and resources. The VBL is a great place to start out researching your business plan and getting to know our resources. 

Virtual Business Library

Virtual Business Library

Start your business research here. You can access the library's business resources: including information on industries, marketing, companies, etc.).

Business FAQ

The Bobst Library Business FAQ is a specialized finding tool for frequently asked questions related to business.

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