Scott's Directories

From the vendor:

Canada’s Best Source for Business Database Lists

Features Include:
  • Top resources for job-search, market research and new business start-ups
  • Manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors and B2B services organizations, associations, schools and education institutions
  • Company websites/hyperlinks and fax numbers for added research and outreach
  • Weekly data refresh with updates applied
  • 30+ search filters for targeted results and market segmentation

Scott's offers several business directories for academic subscription. The two databases below are available under a consortial offer for unlimited, IP-authenticated access, with various download/export options available. Please see the current offer record in ERMA for details.

Other Scott's directories; as well as the directories below but for limited user, U/P access subscription (the Pinpointer subscription option); may also be acquired through OCLS and included in OCLS's consortial licence, but they are not subject to consortial pricing.

National Business Directory

From the vendor:

The National Business Directory features Canadian manufacturers, industrial companies, wholesalers, distributors, wholesale agents and brokers, and manufacturers' sales offices from coast to coast. It also includes B2B service firms such as transportation, contractors, accounting, financial, professional, insurance, legal, real estate, rental and leasing and retail head offices in all the major commercial centres as well as their respective surrounding markets.

585,800 organizations: Features 81,835 Owners/Presidents, 47,950 GMs & Office Managers, 18,560 Operations/Plant, 6,460 HR, 5,150 IT, 10,560 Marketing/Media, 14,530 Sales/Development, 17,685 Financial/Purchasing contacts - and thousands more!

Company profiles include:
  • Company Name
  • Complete Address
  • Telephone & Fax Numbers
  • Website Address (where applicable)
  • Executive Listing (multiple contacts and titles)
  • Business Type
  • Year Established
  • Industry Codes (North American Industrial Classification)
  • Number of Employees
  • Square Footage
  • Estimated Annual Sales Revenue
  • Products & Services Offered
  • ISO Registration
  • And more
Ontario Business Directory

From the vendor:

This is Scott's most comprehensive business directory covering Ontario businesses.

217,790 organizations: Features 36,600 Owners/Presidents, 18,000 GMs, 8,370 Operations/Plant, 2,445 HR, 2,480 IT, 4,860 Marketing/Media, 6,684 Sales/Development and 7,344 Financial/Purchasing contacts - and thousands more! 

Industries covered are:
  • Manufacturers, wholesalers and distributors
  • Financial institutions, investment firms, insurance firms, venture capitalists
  • Transportation & warehousing, customs brokers, freight forwarders
  • Real estate & property management, retail head offices, leasing firms
  • Construction, contractors, metal working, machining & related industries
  • Law firms, management firms, consulting, architecture, advertising, marketing, technical services
  • Associations & non-profit organizations
  • Educational institutions (universities, colleges, trade and career schools)
  • Libraries (public, educational, corporate)
Company profiles include:
  • Company Name
  • Complete Address
  • Telephone & Fax Numbers
  • Website Address (where applicable)
  • Executive Listing (multiple contacts and titles)
  • Business Type
  • Year Established
  • Industry Codes (North American Industrial Classification)
  • Number of Employees
  • Square Footage
  • Estimated Annual Sales Revenue
  • Products & Services Offered
  • ISO Registration
Platform: 

To filter for b2b services specifically

Broad-based Search by BUSINESS TYPE

Then Select from the available Search Values, including:  

  • Finance
  • Insurance
  • Professional, Scientific,Technical Services
  • Real Estate 
  • Services
Targeted/granular search, Search by NAICS - All NAICS

On the Search by All NAICS screen, go to top text box - Crop Production - and click the arrow to the right of it that points down.

Then scroll down the list of NAICS codes with descriptions to the "5-series" codes, which are business services e.g. 561000-Administrative & Support Services

Access Details: 
Limited Downloads, Unlimited Authorized Users, Limited Authorized Users, Unlimited Concurrent Access, Limited Concurrent Access, IP Authentication, Username/Password, Remote Access
Content Types: 
Company Reports

Usage Stats

COUNTER: 
No
SUSHI: 
No

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