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Actions vs words: New video on using news to research companies

Published May 16, 2020 by Mark Bodnar

Screen capture of the title screen of video: "Actions vs Words: Understanding a Company's Strategies Using News SourcesAnother video on business research skills & resources! 

As you can probably figure out from the title, this one is about using news sources to gather information about what a company has been doing so that you can infer the company's strategy, rather than relying solely on the company's explicit statements or third-party analysis. That is, focusing on actions vs. words.  

And it includes a brief demonstration of one of our main news article databases here at SFU: Factiva.

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Films on Demand: Streaming video for SFU courses

Published May 11, 2020 by Mark Bodnar

Happy Monday, all -- and Happy "First Day of Classes!"Logo of the Films on Demand streaming video collection.

In our current remote-only world, many instructors and students are looking for streaming videos to liven up classes. With that in mind, the SFU Library has started a short-term subscription to a collection of over 34,000 videos in all subject areas: the Films on Demand: Master Academic Collection.

A few examples of Business/Economics videos from this collection: 

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