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Business Administration at VGCC

Small Business Center at VGCC

  • Small Business Center
    "The Small Business Center of the College was created to provide the small businesses of the community with a focal point for training, education, counseling and referral. The Small Business Center addresses the continuing need for updated information, refinement of management skills and the improvement of profit advantage in risk-taking. Special attention is given to the critical areas of capital formation and prevention of business failures."

Business Administration : Print Materials

Take Note: The print materials listed here are not an exhaustive list of the library resources related to Business Administration. If looking for other materials, please consult the library catalog or meet with one of VGCC's librarians.

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Accounting for Non-Accountants - Wayne A. Label
Call Number: HF 5636 .L33 2013
ISBN: 9781402273049
Publication Date: 2013-01-01
"The must-have guide for all of us who have never taken an accounting class, are mystified by accounting jargon, and have no clue about balance sheets, income statements, or statements of cash flows.

Whether you own a business, plan on starting one, or just want to control your own assets, you'll find everything you need to know."

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AMA Business Boot Camp - Edward Reilly
Call Number: HD 38.2 .R45 2013
ISBN: 9780814420010
Publication Date: 2012-12-05
"AMA has assembled the most critical, "must-have" skills for managers and leaders in one handy volume. "AMA Business Boot Camp" paves the way for readers to: motivate, increase morale, and enhance productivity; manage organizational change; improve their ability to communicate and influence others; screen, evaluate, and select corporate strategies; conduct effective performance reviews; protect themselves against the pitfalls of intra-organizational politics; and much more."

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Contemporary Business - Louis E. Boone; David L. Kurtz
Call Number: HF 1008 .K78 2011
ISBN: 9780470531297
Publication Date: 2011-07-26
"Gives students the business language they need to feel confident in taking the first steps toward becoming successful business majors and successful business people."

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EntreLeadership - Dave Ramsey; A. M. Boyle
Call Number: HD 57.7 .R365 2011
ISBN: 9781451617856
Publication Date: 2011-09-20
"Provides the practical, step-by-step guidance to grow your business where you want it to go."

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Small Business Taxes Made Easy - Eva Rosenberg
Call Number: HD 2341 .R657 2011
ISBN: 9780071743273
Publication Date: 2010-12-14
Walks you through every stage of the process, showing you how to reduce your tax losses at every step. You'll learn:

- How to set up a business plan that helps minimize taxes
- The tax benefits of various forms of financing
- How to spot errors in 1099s and what to do about them
- Record-keeping techniques that legally increase deductible expenses

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Strauss's Handbook of Business Information - Rita Moss; David G. Ernsthausen
Call Number: Z 7164 .C81 S7796 2012 Reference
ISBN: 9781598848076
Publication Date: 2012
"Provides an up-to-date reference guide to business resources, both in print and online. Organized into two parts, the first six chapters address general areas of business while chapters 7 through 16 cover more specific topics, such as marketing, investment, and real estate. This book is invaluable to librarians in academic, public, and special libraries as well as business and library students studying business information or business research."

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The AMA Dictionary of Business and Management - George Thomas Kurian
Call Number: HD 30.15 .K894 2013 Reference
ISBN: 9780814420287
Publication Date: 2013-04-23
"Covers a vast range of terminology from all areas of business including management, strategy, finance, human resources, economics, marketing, sales, insurance, and international business. The book explains accounting rules, legal terminology, slang and buzzwords, acronyms, management theories, historical figures, economic concepts, performance metrics, and more-all the crucial ideas that have transformed business practices and management science in the past 25 years."

Business & Economics Databases

  • Academic Search Ultimate (EBSCO)
    General database covering all major academic subjects and offering full text access for over 11,000 publications, with indexing and abstracts for more than 16,000. To learn more about using Academic Search Ultimate, visit the tutorials on the EBSCOhost support page.
  • Business Link North Carolina
    Programs and resources for people starting a new business or moving a business to North Carolina. (Internet Resource)
  • Business Source Ultimate (EBSCO)
    Peer-reviewed, full-text journals and other resources that provide historical information and current trends in business. Includes 3,500+ full-text journals and magazines covering accounting, administration, banking, economics, finance, human resources, management, and marketing.
  • Canadian Business & Current Affairs Database
    Articles spanning Canadian agriculture, business and economics, education, government and politics, health sciences, history, literature, medical sciences, social sciences, and more, including scholarly content.
  • Ebook Central Academic and Public Library Complete
    Scholarly ebook titles supporting student and faculty research, and general nonfiction on topics such as school & studying, career development, arts & leisure, and practical life skills. Formerly Ebrary.
  • Entrepreneurial Studies Source (EBSCO)
    A collection of full-text resources for entrepreneurship and small business research. Includes full-text magazines and journals, reference books, company profiles, and videos.
  • Films on Demand
    Thousands of high quality videos on business & economics, health & medicine, humanities & social sciences, and science & mathematics, as well as travel and fitness programming, home and how-to videos, indie films, and popular music performances. Includes Oscar, Emmy and Peabody award winning documentaries, interviews, instructional and vocational training videos, historical speeches and newsreels.
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
    Searchable collection of online reference titles.
  • OxResearch reports from Oxford Analytica
    Articles analyzing economic and political developments worldwide.
    Now part of ProQuest Business Market Research Collection.
  • ProQuest Asian & European Business Collection
    This database provides information pertinent to the study of business and finance topics across Asia and Europe, including academic journals, newspapers, newswires, and magazines. Find information on companies, economies, markets, international trade, and overall business conditions and practices throughout these regions.
  • ProQuest Asian Business and Reference
    Detailed information on companies, economies, markets, and overall business conditions throughout the Eastern Hemisphere.
    Now part of ProQuest Asian & European Business Collection.
  • ProQuest Banking Information Source
    National and international information on the financial services industry, including banking trends, products, companies, issues and operations.
    Now part of ProQuest Accounting, Tax & Banking Collection
  • ProQuest Business Market Research Collection
    This database contains company, industry, economic and geopolitical market research from three sources, including Hoover's Company Profiles, OxResearch from Oxford Analystica, and Snapshots.
  • ProQuest Entrepreneurship Database
    Information for entrepreneurs and researchers that includes business start-up plans, video clips, journals, business cases, and more.
  • ProQuest European Business
    Trade journals and scholarly journals with a focus on Europe.
    Now part of ProQuest Asian & European Business Collection.
  • ReferenceUSA
    Reference and research tool providing instant, real-time access to accurate, in-depth information on 24 million U.S. businesses and 235 million U.S. residents. ReferenceUSA makes it faster and easier to find new business opportunities, research executives and companies, find news articles, conduct job searches, research papers, locate addresses and phone numbers, conduct market research and much more.
  • Wall Street Journal
    Full articles from the Wall Street Journal (1981-current).

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  • Accounting LibGuide
    This guide contains resources for the Accounting program, which Business Administration students may also find useful.

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