Business e-Newsletter from the Ottawa Public Library

The Ottawa Public Library Services to Business publishes a Business e-Newsletter every two months. Each issue introduces valuable resources on a particular topic. To date we have covered topics such as business innovation, leadership, and home-based business. Resources introduced include relevant recent titles (print and audio) in the Ottawa Public Library collection; useful websites, blogs, and podcasts; statistics and quotes; and a recommended database from the Ottawa Public Library.

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Archived Issues

If you would like to access archived issues of the business e-newsletter, dating September 2013 and earlier, please email Please specify the issue and topic title (chosen from the list below) which you would like to access.

  • September 2013 – Customer Relations
  • May 2013 - Bootstrapping
  • March 2013 – Are You an Entrepreneur?
  • January 2013 - Leadership
  • November 2012 - Small Business Week 2012 Roundup
  • September 2012 – Customer Relations Management
  • July 2012 - Social Enterprise
  • May 2012 - Social Networking
  • March 2012 - Home-based Business
  • January 2012 – Resolutions
  • November 2011 – Small Business Week Roundup
  • September 2011 - Change management
  • July 2011 – Marketing
  • May 2011 – Buying and Selling a Business
  • March 2011 – Human Resources
  • January 2011  -  SME Resources in Ottawa 
  • November 2010 - Growing your business
  • September 2010 - Finance
  • July 2010 - Networking
  • May 2010 - Non-Profit Business
  • March 2010 - Intergenerational Workplace
  • January 2010 - Work-Life Balance
  • November 2009 - Leadership
  • September 2009 - Business Innovation
  • July 2009 - Home-based Business
  • May 2009 - Business Success


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Provides an introduction to Euromonitor International’s global business research. It offers unlimited access to more than 5,000 industry and country reports across 80 countries as well as daily breaking news articles on factors influencing the business landscape.
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The Value Line Investment Survey and Small & Midcap Survey offers access to over 3,500 stocks across 100 industries. This includes analysts’ reports, statistics and forecasts of stock performance.
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