Brampton Library access
Access to these resources requires a Brampton Library card.
Brainfuse Job Now is an online service designed to support every step of the job search process. JobNow features live job coaching and interview practice, and a full-service resume lab to help you craft a winning resume.
Job coaches are available to assist you from 2 pm to 11 pm every day.
Business Plans handbook
Provides business plans compiled by, and aimed at, entrepreneurs seeking funding for small businesses. Presents sample plans taken from businesses in the manufacturing, retail, and service industries, which serve as examples of how to approach, structure, and craft business plans.
Gale OneFile: Communications and mass media
Suitable for students, researchers, and communications professionals, get access to scholarly journals and trade magazines on all aspects of the communications field, including advertising, public relations, social research, linguistics, and literature.
Gale OneFile: Economics and theory
Offers instant access to full-text academic journals and magazines with a strong emphasis on titles covered in the EconLit bibliographic index. Content is useful for starting a business, marketing a product, developing policy, analyzing trends, constructing economic models, and planning for the future.
Gale OneFile: Entrepreneurship
Updated daily with content from reliable providers, this resource is designed to support learning for business students and entrepreneurs at every stage. Get current insights, tips, strategies, and success stories from full-text publications, including: Canadian Manager, Design: Retail, The Economist, Harvard Business Review, Industry Week, and MIT Technology Review.
Gale OneFile: Leadership and management
Updated daily with content from reliable providers, this resource is designed to support researchers and professionals interested in career development. learning in topics such as 21st century skills, organizational dynamics, adult learning and continuing education, and more. Search authoritative publications covering topics on 21st century skills, organizational dynamics, adult learning, and emerging trends.
Gale OneFile: Vocations and careers
Get access to journals and magazines that provide insights on careers and professional development. This database offers hundreds of current and applicable periodicals, from general career guides to highly specialized industry journals.
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O'Reilly's online learning solution provides instant access to the latest e-books and online learning content from today's major technology and business publishers. Designed to support students and professionals working to advance their careers, O'Reilly curates content from trusted sources to help learners upskill in specialized areas and prepare for what’s next. Learn in a way that fits your schedule — with certification guides, practice exams, case studies, interactive tutorials, and videos — available on-demand.
Scott’s Directories (Canadian Business)
Scott’s Directories is Canada's leading business information provider. An ideal resource for the business-to-business (B2B) community, featuring Canadian companies, manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, industrial and B2B service organizations, all in one easy-to-use directory database. With over 180,000 detailed company profiles and over 330,000 executive contacts, Scott's is your best source for making meaningful connections with the right professionals for your business needs.
Access to these resources is freely available online.
Brampton Entrepreneur Centre (City of Brampton)
The Brampton Entrepreneur Centre provides access to online documents and resources for small business owners and entrepreneurs. Find information on free services offered by the BEC, including seminars and workshops, consultations, and business plan reviews.
Business and Economy (Province of Ontario)
Information about Ontario's economy and how to do business in the province. Includes economic development opportunities, research funding, tax credits for business, and the Ontario budget.
Small Business Access (Province of Ontario)
Get support, funding, legal and business advice, and other valuable information to help you run your small business in Ontario.
Business and Industry (Government of Canada)
The Government of Canada official website on business and industry. Find information and resources about business taxes, permits and regulations, intellectual property, business support, and how to sell to the government.