Welcome to the library guide for research on the industrial history of Beloit.
Histories and Background Information - Encyclopedias and other reference sources, background information.
Articles/Databases - Finding scholarly articles, historical newspapers, and early American imprints.
Books - Searching for books at Beloit and beyond. Tips for selecting search words.
How Do I? - How to request a source through interlibrary loan. How to cite sources.
Primary Sources - Tips for finding primary sources in the library. Web sites of primary sources.
Census Data - Beloit population and characteristics from 1850 to current.
Beloit Corporation / Iron Works - Documents about this corporation's history.
Fairbanks Morse - Documents about this corporation's history.
Irontek - Documents about the recent history of the Ironworks complex and Irontek.