NEW! LinkedIn Learning provides 24/7, unlimited access to over 16,000 business, design, and tech courses taught by industry experts. This resource is free with your Northborough library card.

The U.S. Small Business Administration helps small business owners and entrepreneurs pursue the American dream. The SBA is the only cabinet-level federal agency fully dedicated to small business and provides counseling, capital, and contracting expertise as the nation’s only go-to resource and voice for small businesses. The local office of the SBA is in Worcester. 

SCORE Worcester Whether you’re just starting out, in business, or ready to sell or retire, you can get FREE, confidential business advice from expert advisors committed to helping you succeed. Meet by Zoom video, phone, or email with a well-matched mentor; or face-to-face in an available branch mentoring location.

The databases below are provided by the library and are curated for professionals and students.

Business Collection provides coverage of all business disciplines, including accounting, economics, finance, marketing, and strategy; as well as business theory and discipline. Users will understand the activities of industries and companies worldwide through business and trade publications. International, domestic, and regional news publications are also available.

Business Economics & Theory Collection provides access to academic journals and magazines focusing on topics in economics and related fields. The database has an emphasis on titles indexed in the American Economic Association's EconLit bibliography.