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Free webinars & training videos: Thomson Reuters Eikon+Datastream

Published April 12, 2017 by Mark Bodnar

I heard today that Thomson Reuters is going to be offering some free webinars for subscribers of their Eikon & Datastream databases. Fortunately, that means all SFU researchers are eligible to join in! 

Read on for details on the three webinars they've got queued up, as well as for details on some "on demand" online training options that will help you make the most use of our newest resource. ...<more>

Free Canadian public opinion data: Ipsos Canadian Public Affairs Dataverse

Published March 10, 2017 by Mark Bodnar

Breaking news!  Ipsos Canada, one of Canada's major public opinion research firms, has donated the detailed data files from many of their studies to Wilfred Laurier University... and they are now freely available to the whole world!  

We've set up a link to this valuable resource from from our list of databases, which means that it will be picked up by the Library Search feature on our homepage. It's listed as... <more>

Soooo much great data! Thomson Reuters Eikon + Datastream now available here

Published March 2, 2017 by Mark Bodnar

I'm very pleased to announce that SFU researchers now have access to two Thomson Reuters databases: Eikon and Datastream! 

These databases will be most useful to many accounting, finance, and economics researchers, but it's possible that other areas (international business, strategy, entrepreneurship, statistics...?) will find them valuable as well.

CONTENT: [...] comprehensive fundamentals for publicly traded companies from around the world and data and charts on equitiescommoditiesmarkets, and funds, as well as massive amounts of global deal (M&A, bond, etc.), debt, and economic data, plus such data as...  <more>

Vividata: New & Improved! (with practice questions)

Published February 27, 2017 by Mark Bodnar

Do you need to know...

  • which brands of energy drinks are purchased most often by young Canadians?
  • which Canadian magazines are read most by people who report having donated in the past year?
  • how many Canadians take multivitamins?
  • which major brands of beer Canadian women buy most often?
  • how opinions about global warming vary between consumers of different products?

If so, then the new version of our Vividata database may be of interest... <more>

Image of the logo of Vividata Target Snapshot database.

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