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Australia & New Zealand Reference Centre Plus

Find articles from international newspapers, magazines, and reference books covering current events, business, politics, sports and many other subjects.

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Business Insights: Global

Detailed company and industry profiles including SWOT, market share and financial reports.

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Contemporary Women's Issues

Articles on women’s issues including social, environmental, educational, and family concerns with an international focus.

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Gale Small Business Builder

Gale Small Business Builder provides a gradual, step-by-step introduction to business concepts and tools.

Gale Small Business Builder addresses questions from "Is entrepreneurship the right decision for me?" to "When will my company break even and begin to show a profit?" It covers multiple stages of the business development lifecycle.

With proven tools and practical advice, entrepreneurs can:

  • Vet a business idea by applying a rich variety of recognized frameworks
  • Develop a business plan they can submit to lenders
  • Create a pitch deck for investor presentations
  • Manage day-to-day operations through the tracking of capital expenditures, debt, sales, inventory, staff, and more
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Gale Small Business Resource Center

​Small Business Resource Center covers business topics including starting and operating a business, including finance, management, marketing, human resources, franchising, accounting, and taxes.

This collection is comprised of a collection of business journals and eBook resources, including the Encyclopedia of Major Marketing Strategies, Encyclopedia of Management, and Encyclopedia of Small Business. The collection is mapped into four key stages of business- plan, fund, start and manage.

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To assist with finding funding for school, polytechnic or travel grants, sports and arts schemes, personal grants and personal development funds. You will need to create an account the first time you 'view this resource'.

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An educational site offering thousands of video courses in computer technology, software, creativity and business skills. A library card is necessary to create an account to track your progress.

Lynda.com is a leading online learning platform that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Lynda.com has helped students, leaders, IT and design pros, project managers—anyone in any role—develop software, creative, and business skills. Now part of Linkedin, Lynda.com serves more than 10,000 organisations. With tutorials in five languages, Lynda.com is a global platform for success.

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National Business Review

Subscriber edition.

Immediate and unrestricted access to the entire print edition. Updated daily.

You will need to create an account to view this resource.

The link will only work if you use a library computer.

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Strategic Grants

Strategic Grants connects nonprofit organizations with tools, resources and support in identifying grants for your funding needs.

The Strategic Grants team is a team of professionals who have 20 years of success in helping nonprofits secure funding.

If you are interested, please contact our Community Funding team to ask about eligibility to access this resource: communityFunding@pncc.govt.nz

Contact Community Funding for login instructions.

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