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Company Information

  • Million Dollar Directory REF HC102 .D8 Companies arranged alphabetically and indexed by geographical location and type of business
  • Standard & Poor's Register of Corporations, Directors and Executives REF HG4057 .A4
  • Wisconsin Business Service Directory REF T12 .W57 W572x

Industry Information

An industry's financial stability is a good indicator of its future job markets. See the following sources for information about manufacturing, wholesale, retail, and service industries.

Print resources available in the University Library.

  • Standard & Poor's Industry Surveys REF HG4961 .S675x

License Requirements

Many jobs require a state or federal license or certification or registration of an individual.

Geographical Sources

For many job applicants, location is a key factor in determining whether to take an offered position. On the Web, use Google to search for the name of your city or town. Many have home pages.

Print resources available in the Reference Area on the first floor of the Library.

  • State Rankings REF HA203 .U17

Local chambers of commerce can provide extensive information about a particular town or city.
Write to them at addresses identified in the World Chamber of Commerce Directory REF HF294 .W64x