Top Ten Business Resources Available at Your W-E Library

Business Resource Guide Icon1. Consumer Reports

Search Consumer Reports magazine for full text articles from 1991 to the present. Find product evaluations, articles on public safety, health, marketplaces, and legal decisions that affect consumers.

2. Morningstar Investments

Morningstar Investment Research Center provides independent, in-depth research and recommendations on 11,000 stocks, 24,000 mutual funds, and 950 exchange traded funds. The format is user-friendly and includes an investment education section

3. Business eBooks from OverDrive
4. Business magazines and news on Overdrive
5. Reference USA

Directory information for 11 million U.S. businesses and 120 million U.S. households. Search for businesses by SIC code, sales volume number of employees and more. Search for residence directory information by name, location or phone number.

6. Business Source Premier

This is the industry’s most used business research database, providing the full text for more than 8,800 serials. Business Source Premier provides full text back to 1965 and searchable cited references back as far as 1998. Coverage includes virtually all subject areas related to business. This database is updated on a daily basis via EBSCOhost.

7. Business Plans Handbook from Gale Virtual Reference Library

Actual business plans compiled by, and aimed at, entrepreneurs seeking funding for small businesses. Presents sample plans taken from businesses in the manufacturing, retail and service industries which serve as examples of how to approach, structure and compose business plans.

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10. U.S. Census Bureau – Business & Industry

Economic census-related surveys (Survey of Business Owners and Commodity Flow Survey) including annual, quarterly, and monthly surveys. You will also find current demographic information using their free databases including the American Fact Finder, Easy Community Stats and QuickFacts.