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Pakihi - Business

Browse our business guides and new material below or use our business online resources to search for information.

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Explore our business resources

Our business section is authored by Linda Stopforth – our Business Development Customer Specialist.

Linda is a librarian with several decades of experience in business and government libraries. She brings this knowledge to her role with WCL along with 14 years of running her own business as an independent information provider and as an administrator for a not-for-profit trust.

Email Linda Stopforth - Business Development Customer Specialist.

Linda’s hours of availability will be generally Monday – Thursday, 10am to 3pm.

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Topic Guides

  • Business Library Guide

    Our guide to the range of services and resources available at the library to customers with an interest in business.
  • Starting a Business

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    Starting a business is not a linear process. These resources are a guide to some of the steps you need to take.
  • Find Company information

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    Need to find information about a company? This page can tell you what your best sources of information will be.
  • Business databases

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    Resources you have access to with your library card. Also included in this list are a number of freely available website