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Featured Database: Gale Business Plan Builder

May 5th, 2020

Getting Started with Gale Business Plan Builder

Parrish Library’s Featured Database aims to give a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of the Purdue Libraries and the School of Information Studies (PULSIS) specialized subscription databases. This Featured Database highlights Gale Business Plan Builder, brought to you Gale, a Cengage Company.


The List of Business Databases is the alphabetical list of the databases specially selected for those in a business program of study. Access the databases off-campus with your Purdue login and password.


Gale Business’s Plan Builder is a step-by-step online planning tool for starting, managing and optimizing a business or nonprofit.


Click Getting Started with Gale Business: Plan Builder to see the basics of using Gale Business: Plan Builder.

How can I use this resource?

Gale Business: Plan Builder is a great tool for all stages of business development starting with creating an entrepreneur profile that can help you reflect on whether entrepreneurship is a good fit with your interests, skills, and life circumstances.

Related Resources

Some other resources you might want to explore, are:

  • Gale Business: Entrepreneurship, a portal for entrepreneurs containing business plans, entrepreneurial articles, small business forms and related information.
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