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Highlights from our Sustainable Organization Library

Published May 4, 2016 by Mark Bodnar

I was just scanning a usage report on our Sustainable Organization Library. It's great to see that this valuable resource is being used so much!

For those who are new to the SOL, I thought I'd list a small sample of the online books, reports, and journals that were downloaded most often from it this spring -- just to give you a taste of the range of content available for your research enjoyment... <more>

Work-life balance, ecosystem accounting, & causes of death: A few recent Statistics Canada Daily highlights

Published April 14, 2016 by Mark Bodnar
Source: https://thenounproject.com/term/pie-chart/805/

When you think of Statistics Canada, is the population census the first thing that comes to mind? I suspect that's pretty common -- the census is, after all, a huge undertaking that touches on (and measures) all of us.

But Statistics Canada is about so much more than just the quinquennial counting of citizens!  Here are just a few of the cool things they've published in the last few months (and yes, I'm aware that my definition of "cool" may need some work!):

Downloadable study data on cannabis use or work ethic in the 1970s? Sure!

Published March 11, 2016 by Mark Bodnar

Consider this... Research did not begin on the day the WWW was invented in 1989.  

Obvious? Sure. But most of us (myself included) are so addicted to the easy access, downloading, and manipulation of online data, that we have blinders on when it comes to older data -- we assume it doesn't exist, will be too hard to transcribe from print, or will be impossible to find.

On the movie industry, as we approach Oscar night...

Published February 19, 2016 by Mark Bodnar
Source: pixabay.com

As I write this, there are just 8 days and 5 hours left until the 2016 Oscars begin.  (Well, the red carpet portion, anyhow, which I'm told is just as important as the suspense, satire, and speeches of the actual ceremony.)  Although, technically I guess they've already begun if you consider the fact that a quartet of V

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