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Today (Dec. 3) has been designated the International Day of Persons with Disabilities by the UN, which seems like a perfect time to highlight some resources concerning the employment of people with disabilities... Let's start with one that was announced just this morning:
It's been a while since we last highlighted our International Directory of Company Histories -- in fact, 10 more volumes have been added to the directory since our last post about it, making 154 volumes in total -- all online for SFU researchers. Each of the thousands of entries in the IDCH provides <deep breath>
Does this situation sound familiar? -- You need to understand a topic for your paper/project/class. Your ideal resource is one that...
Hey all you entrepreneurship students! Did you know that you have online access to hundreds of real business plans from throughout North America via the SFU Library? We've recently purchased a few more volumes in the online Business Plans Handbook series -- bringing us up to 29 volumes in total. Here's a description of a typical volume from the publisher:
I just noticed that Statistics Canada has a new monthly publication: Canadian Megatrends (11-630-X).
"In 2018, Statistics Canada will celebrate its 100th anniversary. As we count down to this important milestone, we would like to use our data to highlight some of the sweeping changes that have had a lasting impact on Canadian society and economy."
Judging by the ranks of serious faces peering at the many computers here in the library, we've hit that magical time of term when folks really focus on their studies. Due dates and exams are looming large, and stress levels are getting high.
Those who have been part of one of our class presentations may have heard us talk about the need to "go to the source" when doing research -- always try to figure out who has the most direct access to the data you need AND would be likely to make it public.
When it comes to data on the Canadian economy and society, that source is often Statistics Canada. Which brings me to today's Buzz item...
With just days to go until that special spooky night, it seems a good time to resurrect an old post: On the business of Hallowe’en. Check it out for reports, analysis, and more on the monetary implications of all those ghosts, ghouls, and gremlins.