SFU is a member of CARMA (Consortium for the Advancement of Research Methods and Analysis), which means that our faculty and students get deep discounts on any in-person courses that CARMA arranges... and I see there are couple such sessions coming up in early June at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan... <more>
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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>
I'm very pleased to report that SFU researchers at our Surrey campus now have access to the powerful database I announced last month: Thomson Reuters Eikon + Dastastream! It's installed on one of the workstations in our Fraser Library at SFU Surrey, which means that you can now use this database at each of SFU's three campuses. ... <more>
Attentive BUEC Buzz readers may have noticed the brief reference to Private Equity data in our announcement a couple weeks ago about Thomson Reuters Eikon + Datastream.
If your research touches on private equity and venture capital firms, funds, and portfolio companies around the world, then you will definitely want to learn more about the PE module in our new database! ... <more>
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>
I just came across a great tip sheet from the Journalists' Resource: Free tools for visualizing economic data.
The title is pretty much self explanatory. I thought I'd mention it here because doing so gives me a chance to talk about the hot topic of data visualization and the indispensable Journalists' Resource...
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 equities, commodities, markets, and funds, as well as massive amounts of global deal (M&A, bond, etc.), debt, and economic data, plus such data as... <more>
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>