Annual BRASS program
June 23, 2003
Financial Data Bibliography
Pliny Fisk Librarian of Economics and Finance
Princeton University Library
Angel Capital Electronic Network
Bank of Canada
Start up cost information
Business Development Bank of Canada
Canada. Customs and Revenue Agency.
Canada. Small Business Data Centre
Canadian Venture Capital Association
Commercial Finance Online
Federal Reserve District Bank Publications
London Public Library. (Ontario Canada). Financing/Financial Planning Guide
National Venture Capital Assocation
Shaking the Money Tree: Selected Resources for Business Capital (Business Reference in Public Libraries Committee, ALA Annual Conference, June 16, 2001)
Available from http://www.ala.org/rusa/brass under Professional tools -- BRASS presentations and handouts
Statistics Canada. Industry Sources
Strategis Performance Plus
United States. Bureau of Economic Analysis
United States. Business Advisor.
United States. Department of Commerce
United States. Internal Revenue Service
United States. Small Business Administration.
Financing Your Business Hotlist.
United States. Small Business Development Centers
Annual Statement Studies. Philadelphia: Robert Morris Associates, Annual. (Also available electronically).
- Financial Ratio Benchmarks
- Industry Default Probabilities and Cash Flow Measures
Bangs, David H. Business Planning Guide: Creating a Winning Plan for Success. Chicago, Dearborn, 2002.
Directory of Venture Capital and Equity Firms, Domestic and International. Millerton, NY: Grey House Publishing, Annual.
Financial Performance Indicators for Canadian Business. Ottawa: Statistics Canada, Annual. (Also available electronically)
Financial Studies of the Small Business. Arlington, VA: Imprint Varies.
Galante’s Venture Capital and Private Equity Directory. Wellesley, MA: Asset Alternatives, Annual. (Also available electronically)
Gale Encyclopedia of Associations. Detroit: Gale Research, Annual. (Available electronically as Associations Unlimited)
Handbook of North American Industry. Washington, D.C.: Bernan, 1999.
Industry Handbooks. Dun & Bradstreet/Gale Group, Irregular.
Industry Norms and Key Business Ratios. New York: Dun and Bradstreet, Annual. (Also available electronically)
Information, Finance, and Services USA. Detroit: Gale Group, Biannual.
Manufacturing and Distribution USA. Detroit: Gale Group, Biannual.
Mergent Industry Review. New York: Mergent, Biannual.
Pratt’s Guide to Venture Capital Sources. Wellesley Hills, Mass.: Venture Economics, Annual. (Also available electronically)
Rogers, Steven. Entrepreneur’s Guide to Finance and Business. New York: McGraw Hill, 2003.
Standard and Poor’s Industry Surveys. New York: Standard & Poor’s. (Also available electronically through S&P Net Advantage)
State of Small Business: A report of the President Transmitted to the Congress. Washington, D.C.: US GPO, Annual.
Thomas Register of American Manufacturers and Thomas Register Catalog File. New York: Thomas, Annual. (Also available electronically at http://www.thomasregister.com)
Thomson/Polk Bank Directory. Skokie, IL: Thomson Financial, Semi-annual.
Troy, Leo. Almanac of Industrial and Financial Ratios. Paramus, NJ: Prentice Hall, Annual. (Also available electronically)
Quick Lubes, Java Joints, and Pet Parlors: The Keys to Writing an Effective Business Plan
BRASS Program, ALA Annual Conference, June 23, 2003
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- Tripp presentation [not available]
- Court presentation [not available]
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