Katalyst Business Directory

Are you seeking information on potential suppliers, competitor products and companies or possible new clients?

Why not ask us to do a search in Katalyst?

Katalyst is a New Zealand business directory that provides business users with comprehensive information about NZ companies, people, products, and services.

Katalyst contains comprehensive profiles on 17, 500 New Zealand businesses including details on their activities, brands, people, products and services searchable by 30 different criteria including location, number of employees, turnover, products (by ANZSIC code), job category or job title.

Use Katalyst Business to:
• Find new suppliers of products and services
• Research companies, markets and industries
• Identify and target key areas
• Produce lists for direct mail campaigns
• Find sales leads & make new contacts
• Put your products in front of B2B purchasers

Remote access to Katalyst is not available however it may be accessed for free via the public internet computers in our libraries, or by placing a request with the Proquest team.

Click here to contact the Prosearch team at the library.  We can help you find information across a range of perspectives and resources.  All enquiries are treated in confidence.

Online resource tutorials

If you are a Wellington City Library user but don’t where or how to start with some of the online resources, then check out the Niche Academy tutorials

Not only are there tutorials for the e-resources we make available but also beginner tutorials on learning the basics of Microsoft programmes like Excel as well as social media platforms.

If you need more information please contact the Prosearch team at the library.  We can help you find information across a range of perspectives and resources.  All enquiries are treated in confidence.

Accessing the Harvard Business Review via WCL

The Harvard Business Review has long been a popular read for people in business and management.

Your WCL membership gives access to this publication in several formats.

Hard copies of the magazine are available on the display stand at CBD Te Awe Brandon.  These can be perused in the library or borrowed.

A Chinese version of the HBR is available on Press reader 

Mygateway  provides access to HBR content via individual articles indexed in the database and available in pdf format.

Click the Business  option and then Business Source Premier.

You will need to login using your Library card and pin numbers.

Type Harvard Business Review in the top search box and select the Publication name option from the drop down menu to the left.  You can limit your results to a certain time period by scrolling down the screen and selecting the options given.

The display defaults to the newest items first.

You can then select and read online or email selected items to be read later.