The following guide provides Web site links, a list of selected
books, and access to online periodical articles about this subject.
The Web site links have been researched, evaluated, and annotated by
Rio Hondo College Librarians. The Librarians have specifically
selected these Web sites to meet the research needs of Rio Hondo
Online Databases (RHC Students
Text-only version for printing
Web Site Links
This government site for small business provides a wealth of
information and guides on licensing, financing, and starting
your own business. It is overseen by the Small Business
Administration General Counsel. It provides a gateway to
federal, state, and local information, with links to online
forms needed for filing licenses and other information.
Cornell Law School -- Commercial Law
Cornell Law School's public access law dictionary and
encyclopedia that was collaboratively created by users and
overseen by the Legal Information Institute at Cornell
University. Links for commercial and business law.
Includes links for the complete Uniform Commercial Code, which
governs business law in most states.
A subject guide of Internet legal resources. Includes law
schools, cases and codes, legal practice materials, resources by
state, legal associations, etc.
FirstGov : Business and Nonprofits Gateway
FirstGov.gov is an interagency initiative administered by
the General Services Administration of the federal government.
Serves as a gateway to laws and regulations, as well as
statistics and general information, of owning and managing a
business or nonprofit.
Hieros Gamos Worldwide Legal Directories
Provides comprehensive links for US and international
business and trade organizations, governments. Also links
to treaties, publications and other sites for business law.
Rio Hondo College Library Subject Guide :
Use this subject guide to research information about companies
SBA (Small Business Administration) -- Laws/Regulations
Regulations and laws concerning small business, from the
Federal government. Papers and reports by the government
on specific laws and regulations which affect small business.
Databases (Rio Hondo Students only) top
Rio Hondo College databases.
Issues and Controversies @ Facts.com
Up-to-date, in-depth, and objective information
on prominent and hotly debated issues.
Includes periodicals, newspapers, and journals in business
and business law. The full text of the Los Angeles Times,
New York Times and Wall Street Journal are also available.
The following books can be located in the
Rio Hondo College Library.
Dictionary of international trade : handbook of the global trade
community, includes 12 key appendices
Call number: Ref HF1373.H55 2000
A practical companion to the Constitution : how the Supreme
Court has ruled on issues from abortion to zoning
Call number: Ref KF4548.L54 1999
West's business law : text, cases, legal, ethical,
international, and e-commerce environment
Call number: Ref KF888.C55 2001
Suggested Subject Headings
For additional titles on this topic at Rio Hondo, click on the
following Library of Congress subject headings:
Business -- Dictionaries
Business -- Encyclopedias
Business enterprises -- Law and legislation
Corporation law -- United States
Electronic commerce -- Law and legislation
Industrial laws and legislation
Industries -- Encyclopedias
Use the box below to search for additional resources in Rio Hondo
The Rio Hondo College Library
provides online access to full-text articles through our
online databases. Please note: you must be a Rio Hondo College
student, faculty, staff or board member to use these services.
The sample searches
and articles below are from the
ProQuest database. If you are viewing this
subject guide from an on-campus computer, simply click on the
links below. To gain access if you are at home or off-campus,
first click here:
https://rioweb.riohondo.edu/library/. Input your student
ID number and password [your birthdate]. You will see a
list of all the online databases to which you have access. Click on ProQuest and enter the database. You may conduct your own
searches at this point or come back to this subject guide and
click on any of the links below:
(law) AND (business)
(legislation ) AND (business)
SU(commercial law) AND SU(litigation)
SU(commercial law) AND SU(legislation)