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Conference Board of Canada e-Library (Database Instruction)

The Conference Board of Canada e-Library is an authoritative source of research on the Canadian economy and business-related topics. The following pages provide a step-by-step introduction to the e-Library for Red River College students and staff.


The Conference Board e-Library can be browsed by topic, title, date, author and document type.

Browsing by Topic

The Browse by Topic menu gives us links to the main areas of Conference Board interest. The Conference Board is primarily interested in business and the economy so its publications in these topic areas all have a business or economic perspective.

The underlying focus of Board publications is measures of performance and best practices.

When we click on a topic, we are shown a list of related publications. These are presented to us newest first.

Browsing by Title

Browsing by title gives us an alphabetical title list of publications. We can jump to any letter of the alphabet.

Browsing by Date

Browsing by date defaults to newest-first, but we can jump to any year from 1998 onward.

Browsing by Author

Since most Conference Board of Canada authors are subject specialists, browsing (or searching) by author can be a good way of finding authoritative publications in particular topic areas.

Make a recommendation

Do you have a title to recommend for our collection? Use the Suggest a Purchase form to suggest a book, video or journal.

Are you an RRC Polytech staff or student with suggestions or feedback that can help improve this guide? Please contact this guide's author on the "Getting Started" page.