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Lynda.com, as part of Linkedin, is a leading online learning platform that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. It's video library consists of engaging, top-quality courses taught by industry experts. Lynda.com, with tutorials offered in five languages, can help users develop software, creative, and business skills. 

Global Affairs Canada: Priority Markets

Canada’s Global Markets Action Plan consists of comprehensive actions to advance the interests of Canadian businesses in a specific group of key foreign markets. Priority markets were identified through a multi-stage process that included:

ABI/INFORM Collection

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ABI/INFORM CollectionThe most comprehensive ABI/INFORM™ database, this comprises ABI/INFORM Global, ABI/INFORM Trade and Industry, and ABI/INFORM Dateline. The database features thousands of full-text journals, dissertations, working papers, key business and economics periodicals such as the Economist, country-and industry-focused reports, and downloadable data. Its international coverage gives researchers a complete picture of companies and business trends around the world.

Snapshots -- includes over 8,890 market reports across 43 industries in 40 countries

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Used by institutions around the world, The Snapshots Series includes over 8,890 market reports across 43 industries in 40 countries, spanning the UK, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Asia Pacific, North America, and Latin America. It's a unique source for market research data, offering worldwide market data for a broad range of industries and regions.The Snapshots Series reports provide concise business information including market size, market segmentation, market shares, market-share weblinks, market distribution, market forecasts, and socio-economic data provided by the Economist Intelligence Unit, along with a list of further sources for additional research opportunities. The reports give users everything they need to produce business plans, marketing plans, start-up plans, new business development, market growth analysis, and strategic and financial plans. Much of the information is available in color graphs and charts, ideal for incorporating into reports and presentations.The ProQuest® interface allows users to focus directly on specific markets using ABI/INFORM® subject terms, company names, geographic names, and classification codes. Subject coverage

  • Market size
  • Market segmentation
  • Market shares
  • Market-share web links
  • Market distribution
  • Market forecasts
  • Socio-economic data
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Hoover's Company Profiles

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Hoover's™ Company Records is a valuable resource for academic libraries. Users can integrate business information from one of the world's leading electronic distributors of information about companies, industries, and the people who lead them.Featuring profiles of more than 40,000 companies, 600 industries, and 225,000 key executives, Hoover's Company Records provides easy access to the most thorough and up-to-date business information available. This comprehensive database gives users the whole picture, including:    Company overview    Company history    Officers and board members    Competitors    Products and operations    Auditors    Rankings    Related industry information    Historical financials

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Proquest Central

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ProQuest Central is the largest aggregated full-text database in the market today, with thousands of periodical titles and millions of full-text articles available.  It serves as the central resource for researchers at all levels in all markets.While ProQuest Central provides access to millions of much-coveted full text articles from thousands of scholarly journals, it also provides access to information not available in other aggregated resources such as:

  • Hundreds of important, full text U.S., Canadian and international newspapers including exclusive access to the full text of The Wall Street Journal and Los Angeles Times
  • More than 50,000 full text dissertations in the areas of business, psychology, physical sciences, health, education and more, helping end users build a more robust results set
  • Concise business information from thousands of market reports across 43 industries in 40 countries, spanning the UK, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Asia Pacific, North America, and Latin America

ProQuest Central is designed to be the single-most used database in the library and beyond. It boasts over 160 subjects.

Scholars Portal Journals

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Scholars Portal is a digital repository of over 30 million scholarly articles drawn from journals covering every academic discipline. The content in Scholars Portal is hand-selected by subject specialists at the 21 university libraries that make up the Ontario Council of University Libraries. The content you will find in Scholars Portal comprises the most complete multi-disciplinary database of peer reviewed academic literature available anywhere. With a single-search, you can find material from the important journals in your field. You can track new issues in these journals using RSS feeds. You can follow citation links to explore different treatments of topics. You can explore historical dimensions of many topics by searching through extensive backfiles of digitized articles.

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