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Vibrant community of business owners, marketers, and sales experts from around the world supporting each other's growth in business.  Good source of current articles on all aspects of Business.

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.

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)

An independent agency of the federal government that seeks to aid, counsel, assist, and protect the interests of small business concerns, to preserve free competitive enterprise and to maintain and strengthen the overall economy of our nation.


You can also find useful information through your area's Chamber of Commerce and specific Trade and Professional Organizations.

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