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Here are the links and online resources you might want to reference beyond our assigned readings. A short description accompanies each.

Entrepreneurship Websites (Recommended)

Entrepreneurship.org (http://www.entrepreneurship.org/) “The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and the U.S. Commerce Department’s International Trade Administration (ITA) have formed a new public-private partnership focused on leveraging best practices in entrepreneurial leadership to advance economic growth around the world”. This site includes many links, resources, studies and news on entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial opportunities globally.

eWeb Home (http://www.slu.edu/eweb.xml)  Pioneering entrepreneurship portal assembled by entrepreneurship scholar Jerry Katz, Saint Louis University. Use the links on the right hand side of the homepage to find useful resources, esp. the links titled For Students, and For Entrepreneurs

ICE (http://www.hj.se/doc/4404) “The Information Centre for Entrepreneurship (ICE) at Jönköping University (Sweden) Library was created to support the educational and research activities within the fields of entrepreneurship, innovations and small businesses”. They currently claim “The ICE represents the largest collection on entrepreneurship in the world, with more than 30,000 in 15 languages”. Click through the link at bottom of the first page to search their site for books, articles and other references.

FFI (http://www.ffi.org/) “The Family Firm Institute (FFI), an international professional organization, supports education and networking opportunities for people involved with family business”. Links to many resources.

Online Reading Resources (Recommended):

The Wall Street Journal (http://online.wsj.com/home-page) The major U.S. daily business newspaper.

The Economist (http://www.economist.com/) Influential UK-based weekly newspaper. Same ownership as Financial Times. A superior alternative to Time magazine for the college-educated global citizen. Great resource for world news, business news, special sections on current topics. New editions published Thursday evenings weekly.

Financial Times (http://www.ft.com/home/us) UK-based daily business newspaper. Principal alternative to WSJ. Great for global business.

The New York Times (http://www.nytimes.com) America’s newspaper of record; print copies available free on campus. Business section improved in recent years. Compare to The Washington Post (http://www.washingtonpost.com). Also bear in mind foreign newspapers online for breadth of news coverage (see Reference Librarians for suggestions).


Fast Company magazine (http://www.fastcompany.com/) Monthly business magazine – stylish focus on managing tech and startup firms, Silicon Valley vibe.

Inc. magazine (http://www.inc.com/) Monthly magazine and online resources for small businesses and entrepreneurs. U.S.-based.

Entrepreneurship magazine (http://www.entrepreneur.com/) Monthly magazine and online resources for small businesses and entrepreneurs. U.S.-based. Slightly more downmarket than Inc. magazine. Good on franchises.


General Business Periodicals (not focused on small businesses or entrepreneurs, but cover them as well)

Business Week (http://www.businessweek.com/) Dry but reliable weekly business magazine, published in U.S. in a single global edition. Reportedly “for sale”; published by McGraw-Hill.

Forbes (http://www.forbes.com/) Business magazine published every two weeks. Traditionally promoted itself as “the Capitalist Tool”; now uses the slogan “for the World’s Business Leaders”. Website includes links to European and Asian versions.

Fortune (http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/)  Business magazine published every two weeks by AOL Time Warner. Website hosted now by CNN Money. Clicking on the small business header online takes you to CNN Money website.