Central Library

Information resources for start ups and existing business


The Central Library gives access to a variety of information to help support business activities.

Business Information - variety of updated guides and general reference works to help tse looking to start up their own business.  Includes Corner's loose leaf series on employment law, the self empoloyed amd running a small business. 

Companies products and markets - a range of trade directories, general company directories and a web-based database of extensive company and financial data and local company information. 

The Cobra subscription website (formerly Cobweb) covers an almost endless range of topics related to starting up, running or supporting the development of small firms.

  • small business ideas and opportunity profiles
  • practical how-to guides, reports, checklists and factsheets.
  • practical small business development tools to help small business owners get to grips with crucial aspects of their business.

Consumer reports, patents information, electronic data, newspapers and periodicals and photocopying / fax services are also available.

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