The collection includes materials on starting, planning, financing, marketing, and managing a
small business. The Sciences and Business Department also provides access to information on
other topics of interest to entrepreneurs such as laws and regulations, taxation, and
Research your market using electronic subscription databases available in the Central Library
Related links: Business Electronic Resources (see below)
The following web sites provide a comprehensive overview for small business through links,
chat lines, directories and articles.
The Canada-Ontario Business Service Centre (COBSC) provides information on programs, services,
and regulations, and access to research and planning on-line tools, to Ontario
- Doing Business in Ontario
Managed by the Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Tourism, this site provides
information about employment and business development, trade, tourism and investment in
This gateway provides access to information on starting, running, and expanding a small
business in Ontario.