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New video! Secondary Research for Business Decisions: Foundations for Estimates

Published April 15, 2020 by Mark Bodnar

Cover image from video: Secondary Research for Business Decisions: Foundations for EstimatesAnyone who has taken such courses as BUS 343 (Introduction to Marketing) and BUS 360W (Business Communication) knows that being able to find and evaluate published information to support a decision is a core skill in all areas of Business.  (And, frankly, in most other subjects... and in life in general!)

However, before you can focus on finding and evaluating information, it's important to have a clear understanding of the definition of secondary research -- especially of its built-in flaws and how they might influence how you plan your search and evaluate your results.

With that in mind, I've created a video...

<Read on for more!>

Streamlined access to our research resources from off campus

Published April 4, 2020 by Mark Bodnar

Logo for LibKey NomadAs we all settle into a work-from-home routine, I'm pleased to announce that there is a new tool -- LibKey Nomad -- to help you with (almost) seamless off-campus access to many of our library's journal article subscriptions.

This Chrome Browser extension can be installed with just a couple clicks. Once you have it equipped, it will scan for scholarly content as you browse the Internet. When it detects that you've landed on the page of a journal article available in our online collection, it will drop a little Download PDF button onto the page. Click, authenticate as an SFU researcher, and you're in! 

<Read on for details about LibKey Nomad, the SFU Library Bookmarklet, secret Google Scholar settings, and more!>

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