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General Research

We can research anything! With access to a large selection of online databases, a wealth of current and historical materials from Vancouver Public Library’s collection of over 1 million items, and a network of external specialists, companies, and organizations, we can research almost any topic on your behalf while maintaining complete confidentiality.

General topics that we have had requests for in the past include:

  • Market analyses
  • Environmental issues
  • Business information
  • Niche industry trends
  • Health and alternative therapies
  • Current and historical law and regulations
  • Technology trends
  • Local histories
  • Family business histories
  • Historical stock prices
  • Social and community issues
  • Auto information

If you have a topic you want to look into, just ask!


$115/hr + applicable taxes

Contact us for an estimate of how long your project may take depending on the parameters of your research request.