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5.7 Additional Resources

Library and Archives Canada is a source of "enduring knowledge and the continuing memory of the government of Canada and its institutions".Library and Archives Canada. 2012. Retreived from

The Canadian Intellectual Property Office's Guide to Copyrights explores what copyright is, and the benefits of registration and the registration process.

Concordia University discusses plagiarism and other issues involving academic intergity.

The Learning Center is designed to help educators and students develop a better sense of what plagiarism means in the information age, and to teach the planning, organizational, and citation skills essential for producing quality writing and research.

The New York Public Library’s Science, Industry, and Business Library (SIBL) is the largest public information centre in The United States devoted solely to science and business.

The Lippincott Library serves the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, one of the world’s top business schools.

Thunderbird School of Global Management operates Thunderbird Knowledge Network, an interactive forum on contemporary business issues delivered in stories, columns, videos, podcasts, and blogs.

The Globe and Mail ( and The Financial Post ( are two of the most widely read sources of business news in Canada.

Personalize your business news and analysis with Business Week’s member service, Business Exchange.

INSEAD: The Business School for the World, one of the largest and most highly regarded schools for MBA, Executive MBA, and PhD degrees in business, makes its library resources available online.

As an example of an industry trade association, the Canadian Seed Trade Association (CSTA) is a voluntary association composed of approximately 130 seed companies from across Canada. Member companies develop, produce and market high-quality seed for field crops and home gardens.

The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) fulfills its mandate to promote workplace health and safety, and encourage attitudes and methods that will lead to improved worker physical and mental health, through a wide range of products and services.

The Society for Human Resource Management is a key source of news and information on HR topics.

The Canadian Council of Human Resources Associations (CCHRA) is a collaborative effort of human resources associations from across Canada, which represent more than 41,000 professionals, 21,000 of whom hold the Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation. Its Web site contains a full range of information, tools and resources.

Yahoo! Finance is a useful site for tracking stocks; it also has areas for financial news, investing, and personal finance.

The Occupational Outlook Handbook, published every two years by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, describes hundreds of different types of jobs, the training and education each job requires, the typical earnings in that job, and more., which describes itself as the largest online job search site, offers a vast online and print network to help job seekers connect with employers.

According to its Web site, Fast Company “sets the agenda, charting the evolution of business through a unique focus on the most creative individuals sparking change in the marketplace.”

LinkedIn, which has been described as the professional counterpart to social networking sites such as Facebook, is an interconnected network of experienced professionals from around the world, representing 170 industries and 200 countries.

Canada Business Centre promotes entrepreneurship and innovation, and provides assistance through an organized network of service centres across Canada.