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Gerstein Science Information Centre


Recommended resources for research related to entrepreneurship, startups and commercialization: from science and technology literature to market research and patents.

Resources for social entrepreneurship research

This page features journals, books and databases for research into social entrepreneurship theory and practice.



To find books on social entrepreneurship and social enterprise, do a subject search in the U of T library catalogue.

Recommended subject terms to search include:
Social Entrepreneurship
Social Enterprise
Social Responsibility of Business
Non-profit business
Social Aspects
Social Change


Country research

Looking at a developing country or focusing here in Canada? Use these databases to find statistics and information to help guide your decision making.