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Comprised of three research databases covering all business topics in a variety of sources.
A multi-disciplinary database that covers millions of articles from over 17,000 scholarly journals and other authoritative sources including podcasts, transcripts and videos.
The Accounting, Tax & Banking Collection provides citations, abstracts and some full-text content for approximatley 1,300 publications. Includes trade publications, journals, reports, magazines, and other documents which cover accounting, tax, auditing, financial services, banking and other related issues. Geographical coverage is international in scope, with an emphasis on the United States.
One of the most comprehensive collections of full-text articles and bibliographic records covering the fields of computing and information technology.
Contains images for over 7,000 advertisements printed in U.S. and Canadian newspapers and magazines between 1911 and 1955.
This not-for-profit foundation website provides content "to enrich the understanding of advertising and its role in culture, society and the economy."
Web site includes thousands of television commercials created or collected by D'Arcy Masius Benton & Bowles (DMB&B) advertising agency from the 1950s to 1980s. Search by keyword(s) or browse by company, title or subject.
Contains over 115,274 citations, with abstracts, to the literature on social gerontology, as well as aging-related research from psychology, sociology, social work, economics, public policy, and the health sciences. It covers aging-related issues for professionals in aging services, health, business, law, and mental health; also includes selected consumer content.
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Provides location-based analysis that can be used for market planning, site selection, customer targeting and other decisions. Use web-based GIS (Geographic Information System) mapping technology to visualize demographic, lifestyle, behavioural, psychographic (e.g., PRIZM5, Tapestry Segmentation) spending and business data for over 130 countries (including Canada). Data is derived from a variety of sources (e.g. Esri, Environics, Infogroup, Michael Bauer Research) and will vary for each country. Adding or importing your own data is supported. Maps, charts, infographics and reports can be created and saved for any area.
The ArticleFirst database contains over 14.3 million bibliographic citations that describe items listed on the table of contents pages of more than 12,000 journals in science, technology, medicine, social science, business, the humanities, and other popular culture. Each record describes one article, news story, letter, or other item. Records contain OCLC library holdings, and many include abstracts.
Database provides information pertinent to the study of business and finance topics across Asia and Europe. Provides citations, abstracts, and some full-text content for approximately 630 publications including scholarly journals, magazines, reports, newswires, and more. Find information on companies, countries, markets, international trade, and overall business conditions and practices throughout these regions.
Provides full-text access to Canada's leading law reports and case summary services, as well as a collection of unreported decisions dating back to 1977.
Contains almost 300 practical, concise, full-text ebooks covering specific areas of business, including supply and operations management, international business, entrepreneurship, finance, accounting, leadership, public relations, consumer behaviour, marketing, and strategy.
Contains company, industry, economic and geopolitical market research from Hoover's Company Profiles, OxResearch, US and Worldwide Industry & Market Reports from Barnes Reports and Snapshots.
Provides country risk, industry and competitive intelligence for almost 200 countries.
Provides full-text access and/or indexing to thousands of business sources, including scholarly journals, magazines, trade publications, newspapers, books, reports, videos and more. Covers all areas of business.
Contains citations and full-text articles from thousands of business sources, including academic journals, magazines, and trade publications. Also includes worldwide company, country and industry reports. Covers all areas of business, including accounting, economics, finance, management, management information systems, marketing and international business.
Includes executive interviews, corporate training videos, case studies, “how to” features and documentary films that focus on all aspects of the global business environment. Videos have been selected to support educators in the classroom and student research and projects via easily-streamed clips, many ranging from 2 to 10 minutes.
Includes the content of nineteen Canadian reference titles in a single online resource.
Includes content from a broad range of Canadian sources including scholarly journals, magazines, reports, news, radio & television transcripts and dissertations. Useful for research on hundreds of topics in the fields of business, science and technology, medicine, humanities and the arts.
Provides counts of Canadian business locations or establishments for a specific time period by employment size ranges, geography groupings, and industry classification.
An online directory containing 2.1 million businesses in Canada (public & private). Search by company name, type of business (including SIC or NAICS industry codes), location/geography, employee size, sales volume and more. Each company entry includes location information, industry profile (i.e., industry codes), photo, map & directions, business demographics (e.g., number of employees, sales volume, credit rating score), management directory, nearby businesses and competitors report. Information is phone-verified.
The Canadian Census Analyser provides access to Canadian Census Data (both short and long form).
A collection of monograph publications from Canadian public policy institutes, government agencies, advocacy groups, think-tanks, university research centres and other public interest groups.
Indexes publications produced by Canadian governments (federal, provincial, territorial & municipal), government agencies & departments, research institutes and government laboratories. Full-text of reports will be available in the Microlog microfiche collection in MILLS Government Publications (2nd floor) CA7MC-M31.
An online directory for buyers and suppliers of industrial products and services (manufacturers, exporters, distribution and service companies) in Canada. Includes detailed product and service information from Canadian industrial and manufacturing companies of all sizes.
Statistics Canada's site of time series (sequences of values of a variable measured over time, spaced apart at uniform time intervals) covering a wide variety of social and economic aspects of Canadian life.
Career Cruising is a bilingual career guidance resource that features Canadian information on hundreds of occupations, career matchmaker exercises, training & educational opportunities at universities and colleges, and career portfolio and resume builder tools. The profiles typically include job descriptions, working conditions, education and training, earnings, and links to related occupations and other resources.
Includes daily and monthly Toronto Stock Exchange trading information about specific securities as well as information on "price adjustments" such as dividends, stock splits, recapitalizations, etc. The database also includes daily and monthly indexes containing information on daily and monthly index levels as well as selected other financial markets information.
The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for future subscription.