Secondary sources are a great place to start your research on small businesses. When starting your research, consider using small business as one of your search terms.
Lexis has a wide number of business resources. Go to the Practice Guidance section of Lexis to search practice notes, checklists, and drafting tools.
Westlaw offers numerous business resources. The Practical Law section on Westlaw provides practice notes, checklists, and toolkits.
Bloomberg Law provides practical tools and guidance in its Corporate Practice Center.
CEB OnLAW Pro has a number of practice guides on business law in the state of California.
The links below provide articles from business journals, trade magazines, newspapers, and scholarly journals in addition to information on business conditions, trends, corporate strategies, analyst reports, and industry information. The USC Business Library has a number of other databases that may be of interest.
Below you'll find comprehensive business glossaries, some of which provide definitions, examples, and practical guidance.