This 13-week course in the Langara College Library & Information Technology Program provides a survey of key sources, tools and information systems used within specialized subject areas and library environments (or sectors). The special topics in this course deal specifically with understanding business, legal and medical sources of information. For each topic area, students will explore and use key sources of information.
Blue Book of Canadian Business profiles for 60 Canadian corporations, missions/values, history, operations, social responsibility and executive biographies. Directory information for 2,500 Canadian companies, ranking of top 500 companies and top 400 Canadian stocks.
Canadian Key Business Directory lists 1.5 million+ Canadian businesses (public & private); search by company name, type of business (SIC or NAICS code), location, employee #s and sales; market share
Canadian Trade Index Canada's leading online industrial sourcing tool for manufacturers, exporters, distributors and service companies
BC Business Services use the Society's Library of computers, directories; "how to" publications; lists of BC manufacturers, suppliers, distributors and retailers; materials on BC's industries and geographic regions
Business in Vancouver news, events and resources that are important to Metro Vancouver's business community is delivered in a weekly print edition