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Got a minute to run some test searches for us?

Published May 30, 2014 by Mark Bodnar

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

Published May 13, 2014 by Mark Bodnar

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;

On gleaning data and insights from research firm sites...

Published May 9, 2014 by Mark Bodnar

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.

SFU Surrey Library adds Saturday hours this summer!

Published May 2, 2014 by Mark Bodnar

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.

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