The resources that follow will provide definitions of many terms related to the Social Economy. As well, you can locate other dictionaries by searching the Novanet (MSVU) catalogue for the SUBJECT: Economics ‑ Dictionaries
Below are keywords and subject terms (standardized vocabulary) to consider using when you are searching databases, catalogues or print indices for information. Standardized subject vocabulary can be used in the subject field of the Novanet Catalogue to find materials classified under a specific subject heading. These searches are narrower and more specific.
Keywords can be used in the keyword field of the Novanet Catalogue and allow you to search using words that are not part of a standardized vocabulary. Searches are broader and more flexible.
Both subject terms and keywords can be used to search the internet or electronic databases. Note that language is culturally and geographically determined: keywords may vary between Canada, the US and Britain, etc. These terms are examples of words or concepts that are pertinent to the Social Economy discipline.
|Community-based entrepreneurship||Social entrepreneurship|
|Community development||Social enterprises|
|Community services||Social responsibility|
|Co-operative movement||Voluntary Sector|