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Business Resource Center

Business Programs and Career Development Classes

Visit our Business, Finance and Career Programs page for more information.

For resources supporting businesses and job seekers during the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Pandemic, please check out our Recommended Business Websites page.

Did you know you can book a librarian to help you with our business databases? If you would like one-on-one business research assistance, fill out a form at the second floor information desk or email the Business Librarian directly to make an appointment.  

Check out our newly renovated Business Resource Center on the second floor! We have more space for our expanding Business Collection, a computer terminal dedicated to Business Resources, as well as a new kiosk featuring newly published Business books, a rotating featured display on a business topic, and information about our partnerships and programs.



Michigan Small Business & Technology Development Center logo Novi Public Library is a Michigan SBDC Business Resource 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

PDF Icon SBDC's Guide to Starting and Operating a Small Business

Business Reference BooksBusiness Reference Books

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

Business Non-Fiction BooksBusiness Non-Fiction Books

More than 800 circulating business books about accounting, economics, finance, marketing, management, start-ups, etc.

Business Newspapers and MagazinesNewspapers & Magazines

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

Reference USA logBusiness 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.

Gale Virtual Reference logoOnline Resources

Gale E-Reference Books

Recommended WebsitesRecommended Business Websites

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

SCORE logoSCORE Mentoring

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

Novi Public Library logoNovi Business Owner Library Card

Novi business owners can get a Novi Library card for their company. To sign up for a Novi Business Owner Card, fill out an application and send directly to Hillary Hentschel, the business librarian.