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Cooperative Collection Development -- CCD: Entrepreneurship

• The School Library System (SLS) Cooperative Collection Development Plan is developed as part of the resource sharing component of the plan of service.

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This Collection

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.

Career Help

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)

Business Insights: Essentials

Detailed company and industry profiles including SWOT reportsmarket share reports, and financial reports.Thousands of company histories and industry essays from Gale's core business collection.Deep research coverage with scholarly journalsbusiness news, and more.

NYPL Teaching Sets

Citywide Digital Library


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New York Science, Industry and Business Library

Business Websites

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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