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Business Help

Use our business resources to grow your business and achieve competitive advantage! Whether you are an entrepreneur, small business owner, or business professional from any size business, you can access these key business information resources remotely.

digital library resources for business success

Mergent Intellect
Using this powerful platform individuals can:

    • Create customized company/business lists for sales leads, competitors, and suppliers
    • Search and access real time company and industry data
    • Utilize detailed market demographic and household lifestyle data for consumer contact lists


    eBooks & Audiobooks

    The extensive business book collection at Henderson Libraries contains hot off the press, popular, and classic titles. Many titles can be downloaded in eBook or audiobook format onto a device of choice from Overdrive/Libby or Hoopla.

    Business Publications
    Business Source Elite is a database that provides full coverage of top business, management and economics journals and periodicals spanning topics such as accounting, finance, marketing, sales and more.

    Online Courses
    LinkedIn Learning offers an on-demand library of over 16,000 quality instructional videos in business, technology, and creativity. Advance your career and explore in-demand skills. 

    SMALL BUSINESS

    COVID-19 RESOURCES

    Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources
    From the Small Business Administration, links to funding options, guidance, and government contracting are provided. Look here for detailed information and updates about the Paycheck Protection Program established by the CARES Act.

    Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA) COVID-19 Business Information Network
    Statewide network of business, industry, trade, and economic development organizations working together to share information and provide resources to Nevada businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. The webinars offered are particularly helpful.


    STARTING OUT

    Guide to Starting and Growing a Business in Nevada
    Provided by the Nevada Department of Business and Industry, this step-by-step visual roadmap guides you through the entire process of starting and growing a business and is embedded with active links to key supportive resources. For Word version without links.

    SilverFlume
    Service provided by the Secretary of State as the first stop for business registration in Nevada for both new and existing businesses.

    City of Henderson Business Licensing
    Guides applicants through the business license process and provides compliance information.

    Small Business Administration - Start Your Business in Ten Steps
    This guide walks you through the ten key steps for starting your own business.

    Small Business Administration (SBA) Learning Center
    Offers a variety of online courses to help you start and run your business, including writing a business plan, legal requirements, financing options, and marketing and sales.

    IRS Small Business and Tax Center
    Download multiple small business and self-employed forms, access links to basic federal tax information, and apply for an EIN (tax ID).

    Henderson Chamber of Commerce
    Provides businesses with legislative representation, marketing and networking opportunities, support resources and business development training.

    SCORE Las Vegas
    Free business advice to entrepreneurs and new business owners and offers seminars taught by subject matter experts.

    Nevada Women's Business Center
    Dedicated to the development, empowerment, and success of women and minority entrepreneurs in the state of Nevada. The Center provides business plan development assistance, marketing advice, entrepreneurial training, and help in obtaining access to capital.

    Zoom Rooms
    Available at the Paseo Verde Library, our Zoom Rooms are specially designed for individuals to participate in virtual meetings. These private spaces are equipped with a video calling enabled computer (or you can use your own computer with library wifi) and a ring light so you can look your best. Zoom Rooms can be reserved online.