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This collection is for everyone in New York City and includes the following:
- Materials about entrepreneurship and how to start your business.
- Resources in New York City to help you set up a business, grow your business or find a job.
- Services for librarians interested in starting a business collection in their library.
How the Collection Is Used in My School
Students come to this collection because they are interested in earning money. Students use this collection to learn how to apply the skills they learn in school to either start their own business or develop a business they already started. Many students also use the collection to plan for their future. The collection helps them to focus on their personal goals and interests to find a life path that reflects their passions.
ELA Standards: Writing—Research to Build and Present Knowledge
Gather relevant information from multiple authoritative print and digital sources, using advanced searches effectively; assess the usefulness of each source in answering the research question; integrate information into the text selectively to maintain the flow of ideas, avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation.
Gale Cengage Learning Databases (NOVELNY)
NYPL Teaching Sets
No Crystal Stair by Vaunda M. Nelson
Have your students read the inspiring biography of Lewis Michaux, who built Harlem's National Memorial African Bookstore, the intellectual center of Harlem.
Women of Science
This is a 10 volume set of famous women in science, let your students be inspired to learn how one woman's discovery can create a new drug, possibly leading to business fortunes.
Citywide Digital Library
Click the image above to browse this CCD collection in Sora.
New York Science, Industry and Business Library
NYPL Science, Industry and Business Library
You must check out this library on 33rd Street and Fifth Avenue in NYC if you are serious about business. There is a constant buzz of business skill classes, lectures and resources to inspire and direct you to a successful business.
The New York Small Business Development Center can help you with a business plan, legal questions and general advice, all for free! Schedule a first interview and get moving. Located throughout New York State, including all 5 boros of NYC.
Business Mentor NY connects aspiring business owners with experienced mentors in their field of interest. Everybody needs a partner. Don't go it alone. Find help and advice through this website.
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