Business plans Industries and Markets

Research lecture for the eMBA program at Concordia University

When researching or launching a new business, information about industries, markets or competitors can be invaluable. In this session, we will cover resources from the Internet as well as licensed market and industry intelligence databases available from Concordia University Library. This is a workshop adapted from the “Entrepreneurship”  course at the John Molson School of […] Lire la suite

Community Arcade

Community Arcade initiative meetup

The Community Arcade team met yesterday, with valiant efforts from many members to show up despite illness, deadlines and other imponderable events. In the end, Scott and I shared a fascinating conversation about the partnership grant I am a member of as well as the broader topic commercialisation of ideas in the humanities and social sciences […] Lire la suite

Community Arcade

Indie games in libraries: preservation and acces

Long term preservation (legal deposit, national bibliographies, literary archives and fonds management) Research and scholarship (academic labs, academic library acquisitions, interlibrary loans, copyright exceptions) Certify & contextualize (publishing, bookstores, fan culture) Access (public libraries & schools)s We discussed a few points from this list… Long term preservation I’ve asked around (informally) about digital preservation initiatives in libraries & […] Lire la suite

Industries and Markets

Thoughts on the April 2nd meeting

I wanted to provide an account of our meetup yesterday concerning the indie games in libraries initiative. Thanks to tagsters Kalervo and Michael as well as Valérie Rioux, whom is new to TAG (she is an innovation & games librarian expert) for your insight, ideas and interest in the indie games in libraries initiative! We started the meeting by exploring some ideas […] Lire la suite

Guidelines - recommendations Information literacy Publishing

Articles for business & academic insight

This post contains the lecture notes I will be using in an honors level undergraduate class. Remember, the library offers a Business Research Portal. 1. Is there information on the Internet? Lecture; 10 minutes Synthesis: Information (or more precisely: facts, opinions and data) is contained in documents. Documents may be posted on the Internet or published […] Lire la suite