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Thomas Yoseloff Business Center - Monthly Reading List (Archives - February 2021 to November 2022): July 2022

Monthly reading list of business, entrepreneurship, and leadership books.

National Hemp Month

July is National Hemp Month. July celebrates the roaring comeback of one of the world's most valuable and versatile plants – hemp. This month's list includes books, e-audiobooks, e-books, and databases to start a cannabis business, invest in cannabis, learn about cannabis careers, and learn the benefits and use of medical marijuana. Onsite databases such as IBISWorld & First Research include medical and recreational marijuana market reports. Offsite databases such as Emerging Markets - Internet Securities (EMIS) & Statista, which you can access remotely with your NYPL card and PIN to conduct industry and consumer statistical research on the cannabis market. Other offsite databases, such as the Gale Directory Online database, allow you to create a list of hemp associations. The Gale Virtual Reference Library will enable you to view and download a sample business plan of a Medical Marijuana Clinic.


Industry Research Reports Available on Onsite Databases


Visit the Thomas Yoseloff Business Center to use the onsite First Research - Mergent Intellect database and download the marijuana stores industry report:

Books to Invest in Cannabis

Books to Start a Cannabis Business

Books to Grow Healthy Cannabis

Market Research Reports Available on Databases Available from Home

From the convenience of your home, log into the Emerging Markets - Internet Securities (EMIS) database, and download the following reports:



From the convenience of your home, you can also log into the Statista database, and download the following report:

Books on Health Benefits of Marijuana & CBD

Books to Learn about Cannabis History, Ettiquete, & Self-care

Book Formats & Availability

If the book has a Call Number such as 158.8 H, it means that it is a circulating (print) copy, and you can borrow it.

If the book has a Call Number such as B OBAMA O, it means that it is a circulating (print) copy of a biography, and you can borrow it.

If the book has a Call Number, such as Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library - Yoseloff Business Center Reference *R-SIBL TX911.3.M3 G63 2014 Small Business Central. In that case, it is a book to be used in the library only and not available to be checked out. 

If the book has a Call Number as an E-Audiobook, you can borrow it digitally with your library card and PIN.

If the book has a Call Number as an E-Book, you can borrow it digitally with your library card and PIN.