Resources for Small Businesses

COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 Information for NJ Businesses

Click the above link to access the State of New Jersey's central information clearinghouse for COVID-19 business related information and resources. This includes information about applying for federal, state, and county financial assistance. A chat feature is also included that allows businesses to ask questions about COVID-19 resources. 

NJ Business Action Center Portal

Click the above link to access New Jersey's online portal for businesses that consists of a rich set of tools and resources that can help your business thrive, including a comprehensive guide to the state's business assistance and incentive programs, checklists for starting a new business in New Jersey, state contracts, and much more. You can also email the NJBAC with questions or call them at 1-800-Jersey-7. 

Research With NJ

Access New Jersey's incredible wealth of intellectual capital and cutting edge research institutions and universities to help your business grow via this centralized database at the link above. 

NJ Department of Health COVID-19 Information for Businesses 

Access the New Jersey Department of Health's COVID-19 information portal for businesses at the link above. 

US Small Business Administration (SBA) COVID-19 Resources

Visit the link above to connect to the online portal of the US Small Business Administration's (SBA) COVID-19 business guidance and loan resources.

Business Databases and Tools

Reference Solutions (formerly ReferenceUSA)

Click the above link to access a directory of millions of American businesses, healthcare providers, and consumers along with powerful mapping tools. Furnished by the State Library of New Jersey.

Gale Small Business Planner 

Access the Gale Small Business Planner at the link above to use its online planning tools for starting, managing, and optimizing a business or nonprofit. 

Gale Small Business Resource Center

Click the above link to access this comprehensive resource for small business owners and those interested in starting a business. Furnished by the State Library of New Jersey. 

Business Source Elite 

Click the link above to access this database, which contains full text articles from over 1,000 business publications dating back to 1985. Over 10,000 company profiles are also provided. 

Library resources can be accessed by using your library card; some may require you to create an account using an email address. If you have any questions please call the library at 973-402-0900 or email Interested researchers may also visit the Morris County Library website or call 973-285-6930 to learn how to access additional resources provided by the County Library. You may also visit the New Jersey State Library's Jersey Clicks page which features additional resources.

Visit our 24/7 Virtual Library and Research Databases pages for full descriptions of the resources below.

General Business Resources

Montville Township Chamber of Commerce

Visit the online home of the Montville Chamber of Commerce at the link above. Established in 1962, the Montville Chamber provides its members with information, support, and the opportunity to promote their businesses within the Chamber and the entire community. Serving businesses located in Montville, Pine Brook, and Towaco. 

Small Business Development Center of Northwestern New Jersey (SBDC)

Click on the link above to visit the SBDC of Northwestern New Jersey, which serves Morris County based businesses with training, consulting, workshops, and more. 

New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJ EDA)

The NJ EDA provides support for small businesses, including capital, real estate development assistance, and technology. Click on the link above to visit their homepage. 

L2B - Libraries to Business Live Webinar Calendar of Events

Access upcoming business-oriented webinars at the link above. There is no charge for these events and no limit on the number of events you can attend. 

US Small Business Administration (SBA) New Jersey District Office, Newark NJ

Click the link above to access the online portal of the New Jersey District Office of the Federal SBA. The portal includes links to SBA approved lenders for small businesses, webinars, and more. 

Regional Business News 

Access this database, updated daily, providing coverage of the region’s business publications. Furnished by the State Library of New Jersey.