Scott's Directories

Scott's Directories has several directories available for subscription by academic libraries. OCLS's consortial offer is for the Canadian Business Directory.

The Canadian Business Directory is Scott's business/industry/corporate product. There are two versions available under OCLS's consortial offer:

  • National Business Directory
  • Ontario Business Directory

For pricing information and other special terms, please see the offer page in ERMA (find it in the Current Offers index).

Other Subscription Options

Scott's has additional directories available for unlimited IP access, and several options available for limited user access. OCLS would handle any of these subscriptions as Leveraged Group Buys.

Unlimited IP Access

The vendor's standard subscription option for academic libraries is for IP authentication and read-only access (no printing, saving, downloading, or exporting functionality). List pricing is available on the offer page in ERMA (find it in the Current Offers index). The following directories are available:

  • Canadian Medical Directory
  • Canadian Dental Directory
  • Canadian Pharmacy Directory
Limited User Access

All of the vendor's directories are available for limited user subscription options. See the vendor's website for pricing and product information.

To filter for b2b services specifically (from the vendor):
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: 
Unlimited Authorized Users, Unlimited Concurrent Access, IP Authentication, Remote Access
Content Types: 

Usage Stats


Usage statistics are available on request. Please contact the vendor directly. Contact information can be found in the Vendors directory in ERMA.