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Western Campus Library Services: Small Business Resource Center

The Small Business Resource Center

The Western Wake Campus Library Team offers research support to the Wake Tech Small Business Center and their clients. Research support includes access to the Small Business Resource Center (SBRC) print collection and instruction on how to use business databases offered through Wake Tech Community College and NC LIVE - North Carolina’s statewide library cooperative. Types of business research can include market analyses, competitor intelligence, demographic data, and industry trends.

Small Business Center Clients are welcome to visit the library to use databases or borrow materials. We also provide assistants using our databases and catalog. We are located at:

Have a question? Email, Chat, or Call us. We are here to help!

Katy Hoffler

Katy Hoffler
Campus Librarian
919-335-1401

Jackie Kilberg
Library Technical Assistant
919-335-1053

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Small Business Research Resources

You can access databases from a Wake Tech library computer OR online with your library card issued by Wake County Public Libraries.

New Editions: 

  • ProQuest One Business, has a vast selection of business-focused content from a variety of sources, including business publications, company and industry reports. 
  • Social Explorer, a visualization and data-mapping tool, provides thousands of interactive data maps going back to 1790.  Additional registration for free access is required. For information about the maps and datasets offered, review the Social Explorer Business Guide.

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SBRC Book of the Month:

Entrepreneur Magazine: 
Did you know that you have free digital access to Entrepreneur magazine? Contact us or a local Wake County Branch Library to learn more.

Use the links below to search for the following small business topics: 

       Entrepreneurship
       URL: https://bit.ly/3VuYIxa (opens in new
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       Leadership and Success
       URL: https://bit.ly/3gJMge4 (opens in new
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       Marketing
       URL: http://tinyurl.com/y2chkd8n (opens
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