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  1. The I/B/E/S (Institutional Brokers Estimates System) contains international stock analysts' estimates of company financial performance and Buy/Hold/Sell recommendations.
    SFU faculty, graduate students and eligible staff may register for an WRDS account. These WRDS accounts come with additional features such as SSH/FPT access and memory space for intermediate result sets. Use your SFU email address when applying for an account. New accounts will normally be activated within two business days.
  2. Analysis of Canadian, US, Chinese and global industries providing insight into current and future industry performance, changing trends, operating conditions and supply chain linkages. Each report covers the industry's description, outlook, and life cycle stage, as well as the competitive landscape, major companies, and key statistics.
  3. Geospatial datasets from the Integrated Cadastral Information Society.
  4. A central repository and dissemination service for machine-readable social science data. ICPSR supplies social science data files for use with statistical software, such as SAS or SPSS.
    To access members only or restricted data, SFU students, faculty and staff must create an ICPSR account.
  5. Annual averages of the components of the Political Risk Ratings (Table 3B) from the PRS Group covering 1984 to 2017.
  6. Project titles, abstracts, and funding information for all International Development Research Centre projects since 1970.
  7. Access to IDRISI GIS, a raster-based GIS software developed by Clark Labs of Clark University. Access only available to SFU departmental computers in the Burnaby campus.
  8. Access to IEEE Wiley and MIT Press E-books on the IEEE Xplore platform.
  9. Publications from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET, formerly the IEE.) Document types include books, journals, conference proceedings, and standards. Topic areas include electrical and computer engineering, computer science, mechanical engineering, physics, and materials science.
  10. Access to IEEE Wiley and MIT Press E-books on the IEEE Xplore platform.
  11. Access to IEEE Wiley and MIT Press E-books on the IEEE Xplore platform.
  12. Online access to e-books published by IGI published from 2000 to 2012.
  13. Analysis on international security issues and country risks.Access is limited to 5 users at a time. Please remember to logout (top right corner of the database) when you are finished.
  14. Regarded as the world's first fully illustrated weekly newspaper, the Illustrated London News is a pictorial chronicle of Britain and world events. It covered news of war, disasters, ceremonies, politics, sports, travel, transportation, science and medicine and even fashion. Every page has been digitally reproduced in full colour and every article and caption is full-text searchable.
  15. Annual statistics on competitiveness of nations. Countries are ranked based on economic performance, government efficiency, business efficiency and infrastructure. Based on time series data from the IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook, published since 1989.
  16. Annual statistics on competitiveness of nations. Countries are ranked based on economic performance, government efficiency, business efficiency and infrastructure. Based on time series data from the IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook, published since 1989.
  17. Access to the International Monetary Fund's statistical databases, including International Financial Statistics, Balance of Payment, Government Finance Statistics, and Direction of Trade Statistics.
  18. The Independent, a major British daily newspaper, positions itself as a truly independent newspaper, with a long-time tagline of "free from party political bias, free from proprietorial influence."
  19. A set of digitized newspapers, journals, and magazines originally published by alternative presses during the 1960s, '70s and '80s. Independent Voices provides access to the powerful voices of feminists, dissident GIs, campus radicals, Native Americans, anti-war activists, Black Power advocates, Latinos, gays, lesbians and more.
    The full collection is available to funding libraries during the funding/digitization campaign (through December 2018), Simon Fraser University is a funding library. The collection will become open access in January 2019.

    A limited number of publications are open access for public viewing now.

  20. Literature on Islam, the Middle East, Muslim areas of Asia and Africa, and Muslim minorities around the world.
  21. The Index to Art in Canada to 1930 provides an index to works of art listed in Canadian exhibition, auction and collection catalogues, from 1823 (the date of the earliest catalogue so far identified) up to and including 1930.
  22. Canadian legislation, case law, and law reports, as well as legal journal articles and commentary.
  23. Bibliographic information (title, publication location, number of pages) about books translated and published (1979 - present) in about 100 UNESCO member states. Topics covered: literature, social and human sciences, natural and exact sciences, art, history, popular reading etc.
  24. Monographs, manuscripts, newspapers, periodicals and photographs about Indigenous populations in North America. Topics include the political, social, and cultural history of Native Peoples from the 16th century into the 20th century,
  25. A selection of interviews conducted with early Indian immigrants to Canada, almost all of them British Columbians, in 53 audio files. The interviews cover reasons for and regulation of their immigration to Canada; work and living experiences once in Canada; labour, legal and political issues that affected the immigrants; relations with other racial and ethnic groups; family life and adjustment to Canadian society; and ongoing links to their country of origin. Almost all interviews are in Punjabi, with a few in English and Hindi.
  26. Detailed searching forms for chemistry, symmetry, structure type, etc. Contains records for elements, and binary, ternary, quaternary and quintenary compounds.
  27. Searchable collections of physics ebooks from IOPscience.
  28. Geospatial datasets from the Integrated Cadastral Information Society.
  29. Full-text of the works and correspondences by important figures in the humanities, social sciences, political science, theology, and literature. In the original language and English translations.
  30. Directory entries provide information on leading companies in particular industries, including founders, expansions and losses, NAICS codes, key dates, ticker symbol, principal subsidiaries, principal divisions, and principal competitors.
  31. 3,800 full text articles covering anthropology, economics, political science, psychology, and sociology and more.
    This resource has been updated. See the second edition, published in 2015.
  32. Reference entries on a wide range of behavioral and social science fields.
  33. International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and CPA's Canada Standards and Guidance Collection, such as the Accounting Handbook, the Assurance Handbook, the Public Sector Accounting Handbook, and the Risk Management and Governance Collection.
  34. Published monthly since 1948, International Financial Statistics (IFS) is the International Monetary Funds principal statistical publication and is the standard source for all aspects of international and domestic finance. This resource is updated frequently. Use IFS (on CD) at the Bennett Standalone computer for advanced queries for coverage from 1948-2016.
  35. Published monthly since 1948, International Financial Statistics (IFS) is the International Monetary Funds principal statistical publication and is the standard source for all aspects of international and domestic finance. This resource is current to 2016 and allows researchers to perform more complex queries then the web-based version.
    Please use the web-based version for current data.
    Access: Available at the standalone computer beside the Bennett Reference Desk.
    Reserve/book time: You can book or reserve time on the computer in the Bennett library on Burnaby Mountain which runs this resource by clicking here.
  36. Access to International Historical Statistics covering 1750-2010.
  37. Multidisciplinary collection of journals and periodicals for the performing arts. It covers drama, theater, dance, film, and television.
  38. Citation information, abstracts, and external links to research publications (1967 present) about Europe, North America and the Islamic world during 300-1500. Covers: archaeology, arts, classics, historiography, language, literature, music, philosophy, political thought, religion, social history, and theology etc.
  39. Abstracts of political science articles published in journals and yearbooks around the world.
  40. The basic source of information on crystallography and structural science.
  41. Full text access to various versions of Shakespeares plays and poems (old-spelling transcriptions, modern editions, scans of the Folio editions); text and audio on Shakespeares life and the Renaissance period; images and production information for stage and film adaptations; and literary essays.
  42. A central repository and dissemination service for machine-readable social science data. ICPSR supplies social science data files for use with statistical software, such as SAS or SPSS.
    To access members only or restricted data, SFU students, faculty and staff must create an ICPSR account.
  43. Historical intraday options data for all US listed equity options contracts: futures and index data (variable start dates present). Data timestamps: before July 1, 2008 by seconds; from July 1, 2008 by milliseconds
    Access: Contact Mark Bodnar (mbodnar@sfu.ca) for access.
  44. Contains accounting data for regulated depository financial institutions, such as bank holding companies, commercial banks, savings banks, and savings and loans institutions. The daily stock market indicators are obtained from NYSE TAQ data.
    SFU faculty, graduate students and eligible staff may register for an WRDS account. These WRDS accounts come with additional features such as SSH/FPT access and memory space for intermediate result sets. Use your SFU email address when applying for an account. New accounts will normally be activated within two business days.
  45. News and analysis on the international law that applies to foreign investment, particularly international treaties and arbitration claims. Focuses on investigation of unreported cases and review and discussion of legal documents and policy developments.
  46. Datasets from over 60 surveys on Canadian culture, politics, and society, covering up to 2017.
  47. Polls, public opinion and research information on international topics including politics, technology, health, finance, consumer products and consumer trends.
  48. Product sales, pricing, and promotion data; and consumer panel data for 30 product categories in 47 U.S. markets. Coverage from 2001-2005 only.
    Authorized users must read and sign a non-disclosure agreement before receiving a copy of the data from the Research Data Library. Support for using the data will be provided by the publisher (IRI).
    Access: Request from Research Data Librarian (cgraebne@sfu.ca)
  49. Point-of-sale information from more than 11,300 grocery stores in the USA, as well as some 7,500 drug stores. Data from 1983-1997 only.

    SymphonyIRI Data is provided solely for authorized internal Educational purposes and may not be used for any other purpose or disclosed to any third party. You may not use SymphonyIRI data in any publication or external research papers without SymphonyIRI's express written consent.

    SFU faculty, graduate students and eligible staff may register for an WRDS account. These WRDS accounts come with additional features such as SSH/FPT access and memory space for intermediate result sets. Use your SFU email address when applying for an account. New accounts will normally be activated within two business days.

  50. Over 80 volumes of poetry by around 50 Irish women (1768 1842); biographical and critical essays. Includes works by: Henrietta Battier, I. S. Anna Liddiard, Adelaide O'Keeffe, Elizabeth Ryves, and Melesina Trench
  51. IsisCB Explore is a research tool for the history of science, whose core dataset comes from bibliographical citations in the Isis Bibliography of the History of Science. The IsisCB currently contains 40 years of citation data from 1974 to 2014.
  52. A collection of books, newspapers and government documents focusing on the history and culture of Italian Canadians. Items are written in English, French and Italian.
  53. Interviews collected in the 1970s and 1980s documenting the experiences of Italian women who immigrated to Canada throughout the first three quarters of the twentieth century. Approximately 100 hours of interviews, with 60% in English and 40% in Italian. See the Italian Canadian Photographs Collection for a selection of archival images from the period.
  54. A collection of archival images dating from 1950 to 1975 celebrating the contributions of Italian women immigrants to Canadian history and culture. Some items with text are in English, others are in Italian.
  55. Citation information for over 1.3 million books, book reviews, dissertations, essays, and journal articles about the time period 400 1700 CE; a finding list of Renaissance humanistic manuscripts (Iter Italicum); an iconographic index of baptismal fonts (Baptisteria Sacra Index).to Medieval and Renaissance journals and books.
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