International Business

Country Information

Data and Statistics

Sociocultural Information

Reports and Research

Legal & Regulatory Information

Specialized Search Engines

White papers & consulting firms

Consulting firms such as Deloitte, McKinsey, EY, PwC, etc., think tanks, or other organizations often publish economic forecasts, articles, industry reports and survey results on specific countries or region.  Try searching for the name of the country  + a relevant firm in a search engine to pull up these kinds of results. In Google, also try adding filetype:pdf to the end of your search query to pull up documents posted online as PDFs. This often retrieves documents like reports or white papers. 

Tax Information -- corporate tax information for various countries is sometimes available from consulting firms, for example: 

Books and Reference Works


Find Books in Omni

Find books and articles in the library catalogue by using the suggested terms to search by subject in Omni:

  • International trade
  • International business enterprises
  • Business enterprises -- [country name]
  • Politics and government -- [country name]
  • Social conditions -- [country name]
  • [country name] -- environmental conditions


Popular Business and Management Periodicals

Browse to a specific date or search for keywords in these full-text publications. 

Can't find the publication you are looking for? Use the Library's "Journal Search"

Check for access to publications (newspapers, magazines, scholarly journals) by looking for the titles in Journal Search. Depending on the source, full-text access might be available through uOttawa Library subscriptions! 

Manage Your Citations with Zotero


Zotero is a free, multilingual, easy-to-use, yet sophisticated, tool that helps you collect, organize, cite and share your research sources.

To use Zotero, you must first download and install it on your computer (compatible with Windows, Mac and Linux operating systems). Be sure to close Microsoft Word or OpenOffice before installing.

Once Zotero is installed, you need to add the Zotero connector for your browser (compatible with Chrome, Firefox and Opera).

Additional installation instructions are available.

The following guides have been developed by the Library:

The Library has developed a step-by-step online tutorial that explains many features: