Small Business Resources for E-Seed Class
Fox Valley Tech E-Seed Website
Company Information Online
EBSCO - Business Source Premier (This database is updated daily)
Full-text of over 2,300 journals. Includes: Company Profiles, Country reports, Industry Profiles, Market Research Reports, & Regional business news.
Find company profiles, contact info, subsidiaries, and catalogs of US and Canadian manufacturers.
Links to Demographics and Census Information
UNITED STATES Demographics:
- U.S. Census Bureau
- Business Help Site
- U.S Census Bureau State & County Quick Facts
- U.S. Census Bureau American FactFinder
U.S. population, housing, economic, and geographic data.
- U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
- U.S. Economy at a Glance
- Bureau of Labor Statistics Consumer Expediture Survey
Overview of BLS Demographic Data with links to Consumer Spending
- State of Wisconsin, Dept. of Administration, Demographic Services Center
The Demographic Services Center primary responsibility is to develop annual total population estimates for all Wisconsin towns, villages, and cities. It also makes annual estimates of the voting age population for all municipalities and total population estimates for Zip Code Areas. In addition, the Demographic Services Center develops population projections by age and sex for the counties http://doa.wi.gov/divisions/intergovernmental-relations/demographic-services-center/projections ; population projections of total population for all municipalities; and estimates of total housing units and households for all counties.
- East Central Regional Planning Commission Data Center
Demographics and Economic Development data for the East Central Wisconsin region.
- Wisconsin Traffic Counts - Wisconsin Department of Transportation website
Wisconsin DOT traffic volume statistics.
Company Information in Printed Sources:
Wisconsin Business Services Directory
Reference Desk: R 381.4 W8112 2013
Wisconsin Manufacturers Directory
Reference Desk: R 670.25 W811 2013
Wisconsin Business Directory (Published by ReferenceUSA)
Reference Desk: R338.09775 W8113 2014 2 vols.
Miscellaneous Helpful Sites to Help Start Your Business
- InWisconsin - Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) Entrepreneurs & Innovators link
- Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions - Business Creation Resource Center
- Wisconsin Department of Revenue
Wisconsin Department of Revenue website with online access to tax forms and publications.
- Wisconsin Small Business Development Center, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
- ADVOCAP Business Development Program
- Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce Start-a-Business
- Wisconsin Corporations Index
Index of defunct Wisconsin corporations, incorporated between the years 1848-1945. (Wisconsin Historical Society)
Reference Books in the Library (located on the Second Floor)
ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States
Reference Collection R 317.3 S797 2016
Commercial Atlas and Marketing Guide (2009)
Reference Collection - Atlas Case 2 vols. R912- R187co
Encyclopedia of Associations (2013)
Ready Reference Cluster: R 060 E56 2013 3 vols
Oshkosh City Directory
Reference Desk (most current year at the Reference Desk
- 2007 NAICS Codes
Web site for the 2007 North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Codes and Titles. Search by codes or keyword.
2007 print copy located in the Business Reference Collection R338.02 N864 2007
- Business & Investments Research
Oshkosh Public Library's Business & Investments Research page with links to online databases & web resources.
- Download eBooks
Oshkosh Public Library's Download eBooks page. Search by Subject - Business
- Search the Library Catalog for Business Resources
Search the library catalog using Subject Headings such as Business Planning for books on business plans.
Other subject headings include: Consumer Behavior, Market Surveys, Marketing Research, Demographic Surveys...
Available to checkout from the Oshkosh Public Library. (Located on the First Floor of the Library).
- Barrons : The Dow Jones business and financial weekly.
- Better Investing
- Bloomberg Businessweek
- Bottom Line Personal
- Harvard Business Review
- Insight : connecting business & people in the New North
- Insight on manufacturing
- Kiplinger's Personal Finance
- NN B2B (New North B2B)
- News Wave (Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce) - Ask at Reference Desk
- Wisconsin Taxpayer
Newspapers (Located in the First Floor Reading Room)
- Investor's Business Daily : for people who want to make money
- Wall Street Journal
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Contact the Reference Staff if you have a question about using these resources, including the online resources, or if you have a research question.
Call the Reference Desk at 920-236-5205 or stop in at the 2nd Floor Reference Desk.
Updated, March, 2016