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Starting a new business is a huge undertaking so you really need to do your homework first. Luckily there are a number of resources that can help you.

Web sites

We have an extensive collection of links to Business web sites. Organisations that provide information, help and advice can be found here:

Cover of Screw it, lets do it by Richard BransonBooks

There are many books that give advice on starting a business. Try searching our catalogue or click on these subjects:


Magazines such as Dynamic small business may have useful articles about growing and expanding a business and are important for keeping in touch with the business world.

To find articles online about these subjects search one of our full-text databases such as ABI/INFORM Global, Business Source or Business Reference Suite. These databases contain the full-text of thousands of business related magazines and journals, some of which may be difficult to source in paper copy in New Zealand, for example:

If you need more help our librarians can point you in the right direction to find specific articles, research industries or companies and use resources such as standards and statistics.