In no particular order:
- Novanet: to find books that may provide good background information (remember you can have books and articles delivered from other libraries for FREE.)
- Journal Articles: Under "Articles and Journals" tab. Use to find articles published in academic and professional journals. This is useful for background literature research.
- Statistics Canada: Under the "Data and Statistics" tab. Use to find community statistical profiles (information at local, provincial and national levels)
- Other Federal and Provincial websites have government publications and business tools (Consider Industry Canada, Health Canada and the NS Department of Finance). Again, check out the "Data and Statistics" tab.
- Annual reports for similar businesses. Many available in Business Source Premier or try Googling it!
- Association and professional organization web sites (some are listed in the "Websites" and "Professional Organizations" tabs)
Finding Journal Articles (Using databases)
Article databases are linked on the "Articles and Journals" page. Consider the following databases:
While using Business Source Premier, consider some of the following SUBJECT headings
(found in the Thesaurus):
- Consumer behavior
- Consumer attitudes
- Consumer preference
- Food price
- Natural food inductry
- Green marketing
- Coffee industry
- College students
- Caterers and catering
- Marketing strategy
- Wellness programs
- Health promotion
- Fund raising
The Novanet Catalogue will let you search for books, videos/dvds, or other material found in the MSVU Library and the other academic libraries of NS. Click on any of the subject headings below to initiate a search.
Subject Headings to try include:
Conference Board of Canada's e-Library
Conference Board of Canada’s publications library. It contains all of the Conference Board's periodical publications, research reports, economic studies as well as special reports and presentations by Conference Board staff dating back to 1998.
National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. It brings information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in non-technical language.
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