Research

Research Tools

Business Source Premier
Company and industry profiles, country and market research reports.
Resource provided by Badgerlink.

EBSCO eBook Collection
Handy for homework, after-hours reference work.
Help: support center
Paid for by the Winnefox Library System and Wisconsin Public Library Consortium.

Explora for Everyone
Easy-to-browse categories, organized by popular topics, provide everyone with a starting point for research.
Help: online tutorial
Resource provided by Badgerlink.

new Gale Courses; Business
Interactive, instructor led online courses on business software, professional skills, grant writing & more. Even courses to help you start your own business!
This resource is paid for by the Winnefox Library System.

new Gale Courses; Personal Finance & Investments
Interactive, instructor led online courses in money management & investing in stocks, bonds, and real estate.
This resource is paid for by the Winnefox Library System.

Regional Business News
Business publications covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.
Resource provided by Badgerlink.

Recommended Websites

Better Business Bureau Serving Wisconsin
Look up businesses and charities before you do business with them.

Big Charts
Financial charts, quotes, industry analysis and market news. Historical quotes back to January 1985.

Build Your Business
Wisconsin.gov helps you start or expand your business.

Investopedia
Learn about investing from this site which offers a dictionary, tutorials, articles and a free "fantasy investing pool"!

SBA.gov; U.S. Small Business Adminisration
Assistance to small businesses through education, advocacy and financing.

StockCharts
Generate financial charts for stocks. Some are free, but others may require a subscription fee.

Thomas Register
Find company profiles, contact info, subsidiaries, and catalogs of US and Canadian manufacturers.

Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation
(formerly the Wisconsin Department of Commerce)
Resources for starting and operating a business in Wisconsin.