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Department of State

Business Assistance Programs

The Hon. Tahesha Way, Secretary


Small Business Technology Transfer Program (STTR) is an online gateway that lets New Jersey’s entrepreneurs and commercial enterprises identify experts, facilities, publications, intellectual property, news, and events in five of the state’s universities: Princeton University, Rutgers University, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Stevens Institute of Technology, and Rowan University.

Our objective is to help forge collaborative partnerships between academia and the private sector, which in turn may lead to exciting new businesses and products based on the latest scientific and technological breakthroughs. is more than just a place to get information: it is a dynamic community of collaborative networks and news about the New Jersey’s unique culture of innovation. The database is also supported by six of New Jersey’s leading business and industry organizations: the New Jersey Business & Industry Association, Choose NJ, Bio NJ, the HealthCare Institute of New Jersey, the Research and Development Council of New Jersey, and the New Jersey Tech Council. or

New Jersey State Library Statewide Online Resources

Job & Career Accelerator (available on-line at public libraries) Create resumes and cover letters, learn interviewing techniques, and prepare for related exams. Access millions of job listings.

Business Source Elite – This business database provides full text for over 1,000 business publications. The rich collection of titles in Business Source Elite provides information dating back to 1985. More than 10,100 substantial company profiles from Datamonitor are also included.

Regional Business News – This database provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.

Reference USA – Provides detailed, current directory information on more than 12 million U.S. Businesses, 102 million U.S. residents, 683,000 U.S. healthcare providers, 1 million Canadian businesses and 11 million Canadian residents.

Small Business Reference Center – A comprehensive resource for small business owners and those interested in starting a business, offering full-text periodicals and reports, sample business plans, U.S. tax forms, videos and reference books. It supports small business owners in all relevant areas from planning, financing and managing a business to exit strategies. Users also have the ability to search within specific ‘Business Topics’ and ‘Business Types’ relevant to their needs.

For more information, visit or contact:
Andrea Simzak Levandowski
Library Consultant for Small Business Development & Technology
New Jersey State Library
(609) 278-2640 x190

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