SFU researchers now have trial access to Data Planet -- a very broad collection of datasets from both public and private sources on topics relevant to economics and business (and beyond). We'd really appreciate it if you could check it out and share your opinions.
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Hey SFU researchers!
Have you ever used the Library Search box on our library's home page? It searches our site, a few of our more unique collections (e.g., our institutional repository), and a vast collection of all our books and ebooks and the majority of the online journals that we carry.
Since 2010, a major component of that feature has been our Fast Search search engine -- that's the part that covers all our books and most of our journals.
World cinema visitors, Thai credit cards, Korean sports nutrition and much, much more... a taste of what's new in Passport GMID
It's been a while since we last highlighted the treasures within our Passport GMID database. We usually describe this resource as being the place to go for...
a) demographic and economic statistics (with forecasts) on every country in the world;
b) data on the sales by volume and value for a wide range of "fast moving consumer goods" in many countries;
Those of you who have had a business librarian visit your class may remember some discussion of the "likely publisher" categories for marketing information. Even if you've never seen an image like the one below, you probably know that government agencies, industry associations, academics, companies, and news sources are all great places to look when you need some marketing information.
This post isn't really about business or economics research, per se... but who doesn't love a good documentary? And it's free! And there will be popcorn!
Join the SFU Library on Saturday May 24, 2014 at 1pm for a free documentary film, drinks and popcorn to help officially launch the Videomatica Collection!
Great news! Starting May 10th, the Fraser Library at the SFU Surrey campus will be open 10-5 on Saturdays.
This expansion of the summer hours is a a pilot project based on feedback from Surrey Campus students, faculty, and staff.