The following sources can provide advice on how to think through, research and format a business plans, as well as providing examples of plans for various kinds of businesses.
For industry and market reports and analyses, use these resources:
For information on demographics, marketing strategy and market research, start with these resources:
To access news articles and trade publication for background information, trends and case studies, use these resources:
Use the "Research" tab to find databases by subject/discipline. The Business subject page has a curated list of business databases, or consult the A-Z Database link for a list of all the Indiana University Bloomington subscription databases. These resources must be accessed through the Libraries website or portals like this guide.
Examples of how to cite business information in both MLA and APA citation formats.