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Business Source Premier (CVTC access)

The industry's most widely used business research database, Business Source Premier features full text and searchable cited references for top journals covering a variety of business disciplines.

National Human Resources Association (NHRA)

The National Human Resources Association (NHRA) is focused on advancing the individual career development, planning and leadership of human resource (HR) professionals.  Good source of articles on current topics in HR.

SCORE West Central Wisconsin

SCORE, a nonprofit organization, is dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship. Good source of business articles and advice. Link defaults to library.

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

A professional human resources membership association. SHRM promotes the role of HR as a profession and provides education, certification, and networking to its members, while lobbying Congress on issues pertinent to labor management.

US Department of Labor

The United States Department of Labor is a cabinet-level department of the U.S. federal government responsible for occupational safety, wage and hour standards, unemployment insurance benefits, reemployment services, and some economic statistics; many U.S. states also have such departments.

USAGov (formerly Business USA) -Small Business Section

Learn the steps to start a small business, get financing help from the government, and more.  Features emphasis on individual states as well as a topic guide.  

U.S Small Business Administration (SBA)

Technically a government entity, the SBA does offer resources ranging from loans to contracting guidance. The local SBA offices also offer community groups that you can join to get even more tailored assistance.


You can also look at the following list of organizations for further information.  

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