Research


Local Small Business Resources

Last Updated 2020/05/26

Powell River is a great place to do business and there are a variety of agencies and associations looking to support new business owners in this process. Explore this list and build your network of support. For a more detailed list of small business supports, including market research, business plans and financing, head to the


Language Learning

Last Updated 2019/06/14

Library Databases Mango is an online language learning system teaching practical conversation skills for real communication. It’s the fast, easy and effective way to learn to speak a foreign language! Visit our Guide to Mango to get started. Local Resources ISS of BC (Immigrant Services Society of BC) – A variety of support services for


Business Research Databases

Last Updated 2019/09/19

Your Library card gives you free access to computer research databases. Most may be used from your home computer as well as in the library. For further information, please contact the Library. BC Stats BC Stats, the central statistical agency of the Province of British Columbia maintains the province’s largest concentration of statistical products, services and


Business Collections at the Library

Last Updated 2021/02/08

We have lots of great business resources at the Library from books and ebooks to magazines and digital resources! Try searching one of these subject areas in our Catalogue to get started: Small Business Business Enterprises Investing Success in Business Management Try a keyword search for entrepreneur, or browse the 650 or 338 sections in


Business News

Last Updated 2016/08/16

We receive several daily newspapers in the Library including The Vancouver Sun, The Globe and Mail and The New York Times Online.  If you don’t have time to come in to the Library, but you want to keep up-to-date take a look at these online sources for business news and advice. Powell River Peak Forbes


Business Resources Online

Last Updated 2021/04/12

Doing your research is an important first step to starting your business. This research will help you write a strong business plan to guide your start-up and also lead you to free training, financial supports and mentors. Begin by researching your industry and potential competitors and finally research your target community and population. We have


New York Times Online

Last Updated 2020/08/12

World news, book reviews, health and science news and of course the travel section. The Library offers access to the New York Times Online. Enjoy!   If you are inside the library please go direct to the New York Times for full access. To access this online subscription from home, visit www.nytimes.com/redeemaccess and enter this


Help Guides for our Databases

Last Updated 2021/04/12

Guide to using LinkedIn Learning (Lynda.com) Guide to Mango Language Learning Access the New York Times from home


Guide to Mango Language Learning

Last Updated 2019/06/14

Mango is an online language learning system teaching practical conversation skills for real communication. It’s the fast, easy and effective way to learn to speak a foreign language! All you need is an internet connection and your library card number. Follow these easy steps: Step 1: Access Mango Go to the PRPL’s Mango Languages page.


LinkedIn Learning (Lynda.com)

Last Updated 2021/04/12

  Your Tutor is Waiting! LinkedIn Learning (Lynda.com) is an online learning resource, which offers thousands of courses on a wide variety of topics. Learn technology, creative and business skills online, 24 hours a day, for FREE through the Library.   Log in to LinkedIn Learning using your Library card and PIN (the same as