Small Business Resources
Small Business Resources Quick Links


Business Databases: For assistance with Databases contact the Reference Desk at 941-4655.


Business Source Premier

Search company profiles, marketing reports, industry profiles, and country reports.


Company Profiles

Search for MarketLine Reports from companies across the world.
Includes information from 57 business reference books.
Contains full text articles from business periodicals as well as reference books.
Contains full text articles from over 80 regional news publications, including US metropolitan and rural areas. South Carolina publications include: South Carolina Business, South Carolina Business Journal, and South Carolina Lawyers Weekly.

Find the information you need to start and run your small business. Browse by general categories such as business areas, industry information, business basics, and start-up kits and business plans. Watch videos on skills to start and operate your business, and browse state-specfic resources on starting a business. The SBRC also includes ebooks of the popular Nolo business and law how-to books.



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Websites and Digital Library Resources:


Small Business Websites
State National Magazines and Journals


Continuing Education


Community Skills Initiative in Partnership with SC Chamber of Commerce

Learn in-demand job skills to help with your job search or career.



Digital Library Resources

Browse the latest issues of high quality digital versions of popular magazines, courtesy of the library! Business titles include Money, Newsweek Global and Wired.
If prompted for a password, contact the Reference Desk at 864-941-4655.
View the following Tutorials to learn how to use Flipster, If you have any questions, call the Reference Desk at 864-941-4655.


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Books Available at the Library: Please come to the Reference Desk for help locating books.

(Books you can Borrow)
Business Reference
(in Library Use Only)
Business Topic Call Number Title Call Number
Legal guides for small businesses
Almanac of American Employers 650.14
Legal forms for businesses
Business: the Ultimate Resource 658
Small business start-up guides
Dun's Regional Business Directory: South Carolina 338.74
Business plans
Encyclopedia of African-American Businesses 338.709
Business management
Encyclopedia of Small Business 658.02
At-home business guides
Headquarters USA 384.6
Start-up guides for businesses
such as:
Legal Guide for Starting and Running a Small Business 346.73
Automobile Detailing
Bed & Breakfast
Car Wash
Cleaning Service
Clothing Store
Lawn Care & Landscaping
Pet Sitting
Retail Store
Travel Agency
Wedding Consultant
... and more 
Understanding American Business Jargon 650.03
South Carolina Business Resource Guide 2010 - SC Department of Commerce 338.7

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Local Information:

South Carolina Small Business Developement Center

Upper Savannah Office
600 Monument St., Park Plaza Bldg, Suite 106
Greenwood, SC 29646
(864) 354-4182

Piedmont SCORE

Piedmont Technical College
(Room 185B)
Greenwood, SC 29648
(864) 941-8769

Greenwood County Government

528 Monument St.
Greenwood, SC 29646
(864) 942-8500

Greenwood City Government

520 Monument St., PO Box 40
Greenwood, SC 29646
(864) 942-8412

Greenwood Chamber of Commerce

110 Phoenix St., PO Box 980
Greenwood, SC 29646
(864) 223-8431

Uptown Greenwood Development

120 Main St., PO Box 202
Greenwood, SC 29648
(864) 942-8448

Greenwood Partnership Alliance

109 W. Court Ave.
Greenwood, SC 29649
(864) 388-1250



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