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Electronic Resources : Business
Use the recommended databases below to find articles and e-resources for Business. Need help? Check out the business research and subject guides, or contact the business liaison librarian, Lindsay Willson.

Top Resources

A collection of downloadable and printable business e-books. Subjects covered include accounting, entrepreneurship and small business management, human resources and organizational behaviour, international business, marketing, management, supply and operations management, and other core business topics.
Indexing, abstracting and full-text from business periodicals.
A comprehensive business & industry database.
A comprehensive Canadian database covering current events, policy, business, social issues, science, the arts, and Canadian academic information
Covers scholarly research and industry news relating to all areas of hospitality and tourism sectors.
Full-text database containing major daily Canadian newspapers including the Globe & Mail, the National Post, the Vancouver Sun, & several Okanagan newspapers.
An integrated information system providing past, current, and forecasted demographic and economic data for every country in the world, as well as statistics, market reports, company profiles and information sources for country, market, consumer, and lifestyle profiling.
Research documents and reports published by the Conference Board of Canada. Reports focus on economic trends, public policy issues, international trade, and organizational performance.
Current profiles on public and private companies and key executives worldwide, as well as key industry overviews.
Provides environmental, social and governance (ESG) research and analysis on Canadian publically traded companies listed in the TSX Composite Index
A full-text database offering journal articles, e-journals, e-books and book chapters for the science, business, management, accounting, medical, and technical subject areas
Provides access to full text scholarly journals, encompassing life sciences, business, health, physical sciences, social sciences, and the humanities.
Canadian accounting standards, IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards), CICA's Accounting, Assurance, and Public Sector Accounting Handbooks, and guidance from the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants.
Frasers provides information on Canadian industrial wholesalers, manufacturers, distributors and their products and services.
Canada Income Tax guide & legislation.
*Must be accessed using Internet Explorer
Published by the Chartered Accountants of Canada, Tax Suite Premium offers a robust collection of Canadian tax research materials.
IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards) and CICA's Accounting, Assurance, and Public Sector Accounting Handbooks, for the preparation of general financial statements
Resources to support Canadian legal research. Materials covered are statutes, regulations, journal articles, case law, tribunal decisions, and legal commentary.
Online monograph publications from Canadian public policy institutes, government agencies, advocacy groups, think-tanks, university research centres and other public interest groups.

Other Resources

Provides summaries of theory and models in key areas of micro and macroeconomics. Topics include an introduction to relevant theory and empirical evidence.
This multi-disciplinary database provides full text for a multitude of journals, including many which are peer-reviewed.
The Census Bureau conducts more than 100 economic surveys covering annual, quarterly, and monthly time periods for various sectors of the US economy. FactFinder allows you to search and download data related to census surveys. Thematic and reference maps are also available for download.
Statistics related to the province of BC. Available for many topics, including aboriginal peoples, business & industry, census data, economics, the environment, exports & imports, labour & income, mapping & geography, population & demographics, regional information, and social statistics.
Provides critical advertising rates, data and media planning information for advertising, marketing, PR and communications professionals
Current and previous year Canadian Census data from Statistics Canada
The new Curio.ca platform provides streaming access to the best in educational content from CBC and Radio-Canada. Find documentaries from TV and radio, news reports, archival material, excerpts and more — thousands of programs and resources available.
Internet browsers Firefox, Chrome, or Internet Explorer v. 9 or higher are recommended for viewing videos.
Provides access to over 800 e-books, with a comprehensive business collection.
Provides entrepreneurs with how-to information they can apply to their own business. Features revised and expanded coverage to reflect the most current small business topics.
Online reference work covering political and economic information on over 250 countries and territories.
Award-winning documentaries with relevance across the curriculum—race and gender studies, human rights, globalization and global studies, multiculturalism, international relations, criminal justice, the environment, bioethics, health, political science and current events, psychology, arts, literature, and more.
Gapminder World shows the World’s most important trends, it operates as a “fact tank” that promotes a fact based world view.
Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature.
Academic e-book titles in the sciences, humanities, and social sciences. These e-books are available for download.
A multi-disciplinary database of archived scholarly journals in the arts, humanities, and social sciences.
Watch hundreds of NFB films online, including documentaries, animation and alternative dramas. Users must create a profile to access subscribed content.
Online dictionaries, encyclopedias, handbooks & other reference works in subjects areas such as science, nursing, psychology, sociology and other social sciences, business and languages.
Authoritative gateway to freely available business information, education, and assistance. SBA contains 100+ industry-specific Accelerator Guides which point users toward resources such as sample industry-specific business plans, databases, and tailored funding information. Accelerator Guides also include standard business plan templates, and resources and information applicable to all industries and businesses.
Statistics Canada provides statistics relating to Canada's population, resources, economy, society and culture.
Index to the catalogue of current publications and research papers, custom tabulations and services available from Statistics Canada
UNdata is a multi-disciplinary source providing official statistics produced by countries and compiled by the United Nations data system.
2000+ Books, articles, reports, and research papers from 2009-2012 in various fields and from all around the world, including the World Development Report and two World Bank journals, the World Bank Economic Review (WBER) and the World Bank Research Observer (WBRO). More content being added regularly.
An annual, detailed overview of the activities of the United Nations, covering the years 1946 to 2006