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Business - Houston

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Business Resources

Internal Revenue Service The US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has your tax dollars at work.


City of Houston GIS Locate Houston area  neighborhoods and council districts.


USA.Gov Small Business USA.Gov Small Business where Start Your Own Business gives special help to minority and veterans to start.


Small Business Keyword Search Learn the vocabulary of Business at Small Business Keyword Search.


National Council of Nonprofits Start Up helps you with charitable, faith-based, social welfare, labor and more business types, including IRS help.


U.S. Small Business Administration Business Law can help assure business is done right with the Small Business Administration.


Financial Support Financial support for business can include loans and other funding. 


Free Business Resources


Money and Credit  

Office of Policy and Research (US Small Business Administration) (Register to do business with the U.S. Government)

Getting Published Info

Locate great places to publish at Ulrich's Periodicals Database. You can input a subject like functional foods and find a list of authoritative, peer-reviewed journals and information about how you can get published with them.

At you can find information on open access publishing, including the Repository @ TWU. You can learn more about open access at the Directory of Open Access Journals (see at Creative Commons (at and at resources like SPARCalid.

A 12 minute video guiding librarians on how to partner with others in order to get published may be of help to you here.

Please be careful. It can be difficult to identify valid, peer-reviewed, authoritative journals in the mass of a business model that has publication offers popping up constantly in your email. Many appeals to the potential author appear, on the surface, to be scholarly, valid research organs of communication, but careful research reveals that the appeals are actually something else. Please ask your librarian for help or do the research yourself.


To determine if an offer to be published is the kind of high quality journal you seek, library scientists have produced some helpful resources. Take the title and any other information you have about the title and start your search. Trust, but verify.


NIH Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) offer great business opportunities.  The SBIR and STTR programs provide encourage and stimulation to small businesses. Many businesses began with SBIR and or STTR help and have achieved great success.

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