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The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Entrepreneurship Collection


Welcome UMass entrepreneurs.  The library supports entrepreneurs with tools and collections designed for start-ups, inventors and social entrepreneurs. For patent research, please go to the Patent Research Guide.

You can use this guide as a starting point in your research as it pertains to entrepreneurship. The tabs on the left have more information about the following topics:

If you need any assistance, please contact your librarian, Alison Messier. For instant service, go to the Get Help page on the library website. 

Spring 2024 Business Librarian Office Hours


  • Wednesdays (starting 2/7), 2:30 - 5 p.m., ISOM Rm. 237
  • Thursdays (starting 2/8), 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., ISOM Learning Commons/Business Hub 

Is another time more convenient? You can make an appointment in person or virtually via the Make An Appointment link on the left-hand side of this page. 

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