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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;
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.
This post isn't really about business or economics research, per se... but who doesn't love a good documentary? And it's free! And there will be popcorn!
Join the SFU Library on Saturday May 24, 2014 at 1pm for a free documentary film, drinks and popcorn to help officially launch the Videomatica Collection!
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.
Sooo... Staples Advantage Canada has named today "National Clean Your Office Day." My cynical side sees the obvious marketing ploy, of course, but my I-can't-find-my-desk side grudgingly accepts that perhaps some tidying and organizing (and recycling, scrubbing, airing-out...) might be worth investigating.
Okay, this is just too cool not to share...
I was just looking for something in our ThomsonOne-Investment Banking database when I noticed a feature that I hadn't really explored before. Under Screening & Analysis > Individuals > Officers & Directors > Connections I was able to track the connections between two directors or C-suite personnel from different corporations.
I was just scanning a report on the usage this spring of our IBISWorld database and was impressed by how wide the range of interests within SFU can be in such a short time. Our researchers are looking into everything!