Resources by Topic

AdForum  Canadian Resource Image 

Access information on over 20,000 advertising agencies and 70,000 ads.

Business Source Complete (video tutorial)

Search thousands of business journals. This database includes market research reports, detailed Datamonitor company and industry profiles, as well as country economic reports from the EIU, Global Insight and CountryWatch.


Covers all fields of economics, including capital markets, country studies, econometrics, economic forecasting, environmental economics, government regulations, labor economics, monetary theory, and urban economics 

IBISWorld  Canadian Resource Image  (video tutorial)

Provides access to industry reports containing analysis, statistics, and market characteristics on a wide variety of Canadian industries, organized by NAICS code.

InfoCanada  Canadian Resource Image  (video tutorial)

Find accurate phone-verified information for companies in Canada in this database of 1.5 million businesses.

Infomart  Canadian Resource Image 

Provides detailed and comprehensive Canadian company and industry information, including investor reports and corporate surveys. 

Ipsos News & Polls  Canadian Resource Image 

Provides 17+ years of market research and public opinion data in the U.S. and Canada. Topics include: advertising and marketing research, media and technology research, and customer relationship management research.

LexisNexis Academic  Canadian Resource Image  (video tutorial)

Access news, business and legal information from thousands of sources.

Passport (video tutorial)

This international database provides access to 1,300 market reports that analyze 21 consumer and service industries across 80 countries. Also includes more than 6,500 company profiles.

Scott's Directories  Canadian Resource Image  (video tutorial)

Includes business data and comprehensive company information for Ontario manufacturers, wholesalers and distributors.

Vividata Target Snapshot  Canadian Resource Image  (video tutorial)

Vividata provides information on print readership, non-print media exposure, product usage and lifestyles.


The World Advertising Research Centre includes case studies from major markets including North America, the UK, mainland Europe and Australia, India and China.