Business Resource Center

Business Programs and Career Development Classes

Visit our Business Programs and Career Development page for more information.

Michigan Small Business & Technology Development Center logoNovi Public Library is a Michigan SBDC Business Resources Center.  We provide information about how to start and grow your business, a place to meet, computers & printers, business books, access to business databases and information about the various state and federal programs that offer assistance to business people.

Starting a Business in Michigan

 SBDC's Guide to Starting and Operating a Small Business

Training Webinars

ReferenceUSA Online Training: Start, manage and grow your business


Online Resources

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Gale E-Reference Books
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Ebsco e-Books

Business Reference Books

Find industry and company information in hardcopy directories, almanacs, encyclopedias.

  Business Reference Books

Business Non-Fiction Books

More than 400 circulating business books about accounting, economics, finance, marketing, management, start-ups, etc.

  Business Non-Fiction Books

Newspapers & Magazines

Catch up on your business reading in the first floor magazine area. Click here to see what Business Newspapers and Magazines we have available.

  Business Newspapers and Magazines

Business Databases

Access our subscription databases in the library or at home/office using your Novi Library card. Visit our Online Tools page to see the Business Databases listing.

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Recommended Business Websites

Free, librarian reviewed online information.  Click here for Recommended Business Websites page.

  Recommended Websites

This free service connects you to resources that can help start or grow your business today. InsYght matches you with entrepreneur tools based on your unique profile requirements. Click here to visit the InsYght website.

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Entrepreneurship Links to Business Start-up Sources

 Business Entrepreneurship Links
50 Best Business Apps
16 Productivity Tools Useful for Every Entrepreneur
23 Best Business Tools Built by Startups
Social Media for Small Businesses


SCORE Mentoring

One-on-one business mentoring by appointment. Visit our Business Programs page for registration information.

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Novi Business Owner Library Card

Novi business owners can get a Novi Library card for their company. Registration is required.  Business Owner Library Card Information

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Novi Business Information 

Novi Business Information can be found at