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Finance Information: Reference Books

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Citing Books in APA Style

APA Citation for Books

More Help Citing Books

Web Sites on Citing in APA

Also check out the 6th edition of Publication Manual of the American Psychologocal Association (REF BF 76.7 .P83 2010)

Circulation of Books

Books check out for four weeks.

You can renew books by phone: (248) 823-1228.

Starting a Business

Check the library handout on Business Startups. It lists books by Entrepreneur Magazine on starting a number of different businesses, as well as web sites.

Web Sites for Entrepreneurs

Books on Business Plans Available in the Library

Keywords to search: business planning, entrepreneurship, new business enterprises, small business, startups

Reference Books: In-Library Use

Business plans handbook. (1995-2011). Detroit, MI: Gale Research, Inc. 22 vols . (REF HD 62.7 .B865) 

Entrepreneur Magazine's Creating a Successful Business Plan (4th ed.). (1999). Irvine, CA: Entrepreneur Media Inc.  (REF HD 62.7 .E58)

Solie-Johnson, K. (2005). Business plan example: An Internet Company by Kris Solie-Johnson. Minneapolis, MN: American Institute of Small Business. (REF HD 62.7 .S65 2005)

Circulating Books

The following books can be checked out for four weeks:

Berry, T. (2001). CPA’s guide to developing effective business plans. San Diego: Harcourt Brace Professional Pub. (REF HD 30.28 .B47 2001)

Chambers, K. D. (2008). The entrepreneur's guide to writing business plans and proposals. Westport, CN: Praeger. (HD 62.5 .C423 2008)

Cohen, W. A. (1995). Model business plans for service businesses. New York: John Wiley & Sons. (HD 9989.5 .C64 1995)

Coke, A. (2002). Seven steps to a successful business plan. New York: AMACOM. (HD 30.28 .C6422 2002)

DeThomas, A. R., & Fredenberer, W. B. (1995). Writing a convincing business plan. Hauppauge, NY: Barron's. (HD 30.28 .D477 1995)

Eckert, L. A., Ryan, J. D., & Ray, R. J. (1993). Small business: An entrepreneur’s plan. Fort Worth: Dryden Press. (HD 62.7 .E25)

Eglash, J. (2001). How to write a .com business plan: The Internet entrepreneur’s guide to everything you need to know about business plans and financing options. New York: McGraw-Hill. (HF 5548.32 .E33)

Henricks, M., and Riddle, J. (2002). Business plans made easy: It’s not as hard as you think! Irvine, CA: Entrepreneur Press. (HD 30.28 .H676 2002)

King, J. B. (2004). Business plans to game plans: A practical system for turning strategies into action. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons. (E-book)

Malburg, C. R. (1993). Business plans to manage day-to-day operations: Real-life results for small business owners and operators. New York: John Wiley & Sons. (HD 62.7 .M337)

McKeever, M. P. (2002). How to write a business plan. Berkeley, CA: Nolo. (HD 30.28 .M3839 2002)

Pinson, L., & Jinnett, J. (1993). Anatomy of a business plan. Chicago: Dearborn Financial Publishing Group. (HD 30.28 .P5 1993)

Rogoff, E. G. (2004 ). Bankable business plans. New York: Thomson/Texere. (HD 30.28 .R644 2004)

Rule, R. C. (2004). Rule's book of business plans for startups: Creating a winning plan that you can take to the bank. Irvine, CA: Entrepreneur Press.  (HD 62.5 .R85 2004)

Ryan, J. D., & Hiduke, G. P. (2003). Small business: An entrepreneur's business plan (6th ed.). Mason, OH: South-Western/Thomson Learning. (HD 62.7 .E25 2003)

Timmons, J. A., Spinelli, S., & Zacharakis, A. (2004). Business plans that work: A guide for small business. New York: McGraw-Hill. (HD 30.28 .T5766 2004)

Williams, E. E., Thompson, J., and Nappier, H. A. (2003). Business planning: 25 keys to a sound business plan. (HD 62.7 .N54) (2 compact discs, 2.5 hours)