Resource of the Month
Each month WSU Libraries' Department of Collection Development features
a "Resource of the Month" designed to highlight some of the library's new, interesting,
under-used, large, unique, or otherwise noteworthy collections and
resources. You can learn more about the "Resource of the Month" on
this website, from the display in the reference area, by attending a
workshop (if available), or by contacting the Reference Desk at
If you are
interested in learning more about a previous "Resource of the Month,"
ReferenceUSA is a
database of information on over 13 million U.S. businesses from
Microsoft and IBM to some of the smallest businesses in the nation.
Searching can be as narrow or as broad as necessary. Detailed
business information is available whether you are a job hunter or an
entrepreneur. Also useful for tracking down addresses and
No workshops are
scheduled at this time.
How Do I
There is a
link on the WSU Libraries' website under Electronic Resources /
Electronic Databases. You have the option of looking for it under
the subject links or the alphabetic links (http://library.wichita.edu/colldev/electrondatabase.htm).
If you are accessing
from off-campus you will be prompted to
enter your myWSU ID number and password for authentication
I Use ReferenceUSA?
ReferenceUSA is a
source for finding detailed information businesses across the nation.
This can be helpful for the job hunter who can use the information to
find the right company to work for, in the interview, or as a way of
helping to make the decision to work for a company.
information found in ReferenceUSA can also be used by entrepreneurs or
those seeking to increase their business. Find out who might be
interested in your products in a geographical area or determine who your
competition will be if you decide to venture into a new business.
Quick Search or Custom Search
Search by company name, geographical area,
business size, type of business, etc.
For assistance with Reference USA, contact Wichita State University Libraries'
Research Services Desk at 978-3584.