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EBSCOhost has as one of its tools the Small Business Reference Center. There are over 450 full text books as well as articles and videos.
Business Plans Handbook
This online tool contains the first 11 volumes in the set that includes the actual plans from hundreds of successful businesses. Including catering companies, restaurants, marketing consulting firms, and other types of businesses, as well as a variety of other business topics. See the library reference collection for the entire 25 volumns.
Small Business Reference Center
Offers information on small business and entrepreneurial subject areas, common business types, a help and advice section, and provides information on how to create business plans that lead to successful funding.
Resources for Writing Business Plans
Small Business Administration: Business Plan Basics
The SBA has many resources for entrepreneurs and small businesses. The templates for writing business plans are among the best.
NEBS Business Plans Tool
The New England Business Services, Inc. is a for-profit company. Many of their services cost money, however this business plan tool has a good layout and helps think through the information that will be required as you begin to write the plan.
Minority Business Development Agency
A part of the federal government, this agency provides valuable information to minority business owners and/or individuals hoping to start a business.
Your complete guide to business planning, Bplans.com has everything you need to start planning and growing your business.
"Entrepreneurship.org features a vast array of content and resources to assist entrepreneurs, business mentors, policy makers, academics and investors through each phase of the entrepreneurial process. The content ranges from resources entrepreneurs need to launch a company to policies and research that has been conducted regarding entrepreneurship."
Web resources for conducting Market Research