Search patents from around the world using Google's patent search.
Search the European Patent Office (EPO) for patents from around the world.
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
The full text of over 3,000,000 patents from 1976 to present is searchable at the USPTO site. Bibliographic information is available on millions more. The site also offers filing how-to advice for inventors and information on patent law and intellectual property.
Note: Full-text since 1976, full-page images since 1790.
Provides access to 75 full text business journals, newspapers and news wires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.
Business Source Premier
Business Source Premier covers all aspects of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance, econometrics, economics, industry and market research reports. Includes peer-reviewed, scholarly publications, searchable references; trade journals, and monographs.
Business (Gale OneFile)
Business (Gale OneFile) contains over 4,000 business newspapers and trade publications covering areas such as accounting, economics, finance, and marketing.
Minnesota Legislature - "Links to the World" - State legislative library's website that links to various government departments and other government and law info, grouped by topic.
Office of Energy and Renewable Energy - Government department about renewable energy. Info on wind energy in Minnesota is here.
Minnesota Commerce Department - Energy - Information about energy as related to businesses, including wind and solar energy. Agency in charge of energy is here.
Professional Organizations and Non-Profits
Clean Energy Project Builder - Links to businesses that build/install clean energy sources.
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