The Florida Electronic Library (FEL) provides access to several useful databases for market/industry research.
Note: Florida Electronic Library access is provided by the State Library of Florida to anyone accessing from within the state of Florida. If you are currently outside Florida, you can access by either connecting via remote access to a Ringling College computer OR you can apply for a Sarasota County Public Libraries Card (see the box at the bottom of this page), which will give you access to FEL resources and much more.
Within Florida Electronic Library, try using the following collections/databases for market research:
For more information on starting a small business, try using these collections:
A Digital Library Card from the Sarasota County Libraries wll allow you to access all of the public library's online resources, including Florida Electronic Library databases such as Demographics Now. You can also use resources such as cloudlibrary and Overdrive to borrow eBooks and eAudiobooks.