We have a short-term trial underway for a couple new modules in our super-popular Passport GMID database. Would love to hear your opinions! Do you think the modules below would be useful in your research and teaching? Let us know!
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Thousands of video tutorials from experts on software programs, design, and business skills: lynda.com via SFU Library has been renewed
I'm pleased to share the news that SFU Library has renewed our expanded lynda.com subscription for 2014.
OK, so I missed Hallowe'en for this one, but I couldn't resist a post on the business of death care...
Did you know that in 2012, "full-time employees in the public sector took 12.4 days off for sickness and personal or family responsibilities, compared with 8.3 days in the private sector—a difference of 4.1 days"?*
This message is a reminder of copyright workshops for faculty that are being offered at all SFU campuses in the next few weeks.
We posted just a couple days ago about our new module in Passport GMID -- Passport Industrial - Canada -- and have been discussing it with many of our researchers ever since.
Some of the questions so far...
How is this module different from the other content in Passport GMID?
Three cool seminars coming up via CPROST... (sustainable business, video game workers & resistance to new tech...)
I see that SFU's Centre for Policy Research on Science and Technology (CPROST) has a few seminars planned for the fall that touch on interdisciplinary studies in communication and management. Thought I'd list them here for our Business/Economics readers. Check out CPROST's Upcoming Events page for additional details.
- * Ever found yourself desperately in need of analysis on the future outlook of the Advertising Industry in Canada?
- * Or maybe you've needed data on the relative shares of major buyer groups in the Canadian Management Consultancy Industry?
- * Or were you hoping to find detailed industry growth measures for Funeral Services in Canada?
SFU researchers now have access to a resource that will address these and many other resear