Adams State University
Nielsen Library

Business Research Guide

Recommended Business Websites

BusinessWeek Online

A popular business magazine covering news on Finance, Technology, Innovation, Management, Small Business, and Global Markets.

Doing Business in Colorado

In this website, you will find a wide selection of information for Colorado businesses, ranging from permits to start your Colorado business to information about filing your taxes with the state. Contains links to small business development programs, labor force data, Colorado demographics, Department of Revenue, local chambers of commerce, and other state resources that support businesses in Colorado.

Colorado Business and Economic Information

General and specific resources to assist businesses plus information about economic development in the state are available from various Colorado government agencies. 

Evaluating Websites

Here are some factors to consider when determining whether a website contains reliable information:

Authority
Who is responsible for the webpage? What authority or expertise does the author have?

Currency
When was the page created? When was the page last updated?

Motive
What are the goals and objectives of the page? Is the page trying to get you to buy something?

Research
Are there links to other resources? If so, are those resources reliable?

Design
Is the webpage well organized and easy to navigate? Does the page include help or search sections?