Entrepreneurship Research Guide

This guide provides resources helpful for starting a business.


Welcome to the Entrepreneurship Research Guide! 

Here you will find links to resources for becoming and working as an entrepreneur, as well as entrpreneurship research resources. 

The Entrepreneurship Research Guide provides tips for searching for books and journals in Ursinus College's Library Catalog, "OCLC Worldcat Discovery",as well as a list of appropriate databases when searching for journal and magazine articles about entrepreneurship.  The guide also contains lists of websites on the various aspects about entrepreneurship including: Trend Exploration and Idea Generation, Design Thinking, Industry Research, Market Research, Marketing, Intellectual Property, Funding, Social Entrepreneurship,  and Business Plans.  Following these pages, the guide offers a list of local organizational resources for the budding entrepreneur, including the U-Imagine Center for Integrative and Entrepreneurial Studies.  

The resources on entrepreneurship were selected by Maureen Cumpstone, Ursinus College's Entrepreneur-in-Residence, and the Entrepreneurship Research Guide is maintained by Kerry Gibson, Collection Management Librarian, Myrin Library.