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Breezy Silver Monday, July 23, 2012 - 12:55pm Categories: Library News

The Libraries' online catalog and Encore interface will not be available on Wednesday, July 25 due to system maintenance. This will include the FindText@MSU service on library electronic resources and the MSU Access on Google Scholar.

During that time, you can search MSU Libraries' holdings through MeLCat. To limit your MeLCat search to MSU holdings only, add "ZA006" to your keyword search (our agency code on MeLCat.) For example,

biodiversity ZA006

Thank you for your patience while we perform necessary system maintenance.

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We will also...

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Breezy Silver Monday, July 2, 2012 - 12:28pm Categories: Library News

Library Catalog Downtime

The Library Catalog will be unavailable tonight 7:00pm-8:00pm due to maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience. You can see our library holdings through MelCat: http://elibrary.mel.org.

Business Library Will Have Reduced Hours for the Independence Day (July 4th) Holiday

The Main Library and branch libraries will have reduced hours July 3rd and will be closed July 4th. See here for complete details.

Breezy Silver Wednesday, June 27, 2012 - 1:08pm Categories: Library News

The Business Library will be open 8am-5pm on Tuesday, July 3rd and will be closed on Wednesday, July 4th. See our complete hours here.

Breezy Silver Tuesday, June 26, 2012 - 5:45pm Categories: Database Updates, Library News

ABI/INFORM, Entrepreneurship, and other ProQuest databases will be unavailable this weekend due to maintenance. They will be unavailable Saturday, June 30, at 10:00pm ET to Sunday, July 1, at 10:00am ET. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Breezy Silver Monday, June 25, 2012 - 7:52pm Categories: Library News

Laura Leavitt has been promoted to the position of head of the Gast Business Library. She has worked as a business and labor relations librarian for the past six years at the MSU Libraries. Previously, she worked at the University of Iowa as a business librarian and at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission as a federal investigator. Laura received her MS in library and information science from the University of Illinois and BA in political science from Northwestern University. Laura can be reached at leavitt9@mail.lib.msu.edu or 355-4647. Her web page: http://staff.lib.msu.edu/...

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Breezy Silver Wednesday, May 23, 2012 - 7:13pm Categories: Database Updates, Library News

The Business Library has subscribed to a new database: GBI Research.

This resource provides in-depth market research reports for the Pharmaceuticals, Medical Equipment, Oil & Gas, Chemicals, Clean Technology, and Power and Semiconductors industries. The reports provide charts, graphs, and analysis for each industry, including market overviews, market forecasts, market drivers and restraints, and for some reports Porters Five Forces and PEST analyses.

You can find this and all of our Business Databases here: http://libguides.lib.msu.edu/busdatabases.

Breezy Silver Friday, April 6, 2012 - 7:47pm Categories: Uncategorized, Library News

Love jigsaw puzzles?

Think you are fast at putting jigsaw puzzles together?

Here's your chance to prove it.

The Challenge: Teams of maximum 4 people to build a 1,000 piece puzzle the fastest in the allotted time. The winning team earns bragging rights, recognition on our puzzle table, and an announcement on our web site and/or Facebook page. The team also wins some library goodies. Snacks and beverages will be provided.

Date: Friday, April 27, 2012

Time: 1:00pm-3:00pm

Where: Gast Business Library, Michigan State University

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Breezy Silver Tuesday, March 20, 2012 - 7:01pm Categories: Uncategorized, Library News

Love jigsaw puzzles?

Think you are fast at putting jigsaw puzzles together?

Here's your chance to prove it.

The Challenge: Teams of maximum 4 people to build a 1,000 piece puzzle the fastest in the allotted time. The winning team earns bragging rights, recognition on our puzzle table, and an announcement on our web site and/or Facebook page. The team also wins some library goodies. Snacks and beverages will be provided.

Date: Friday, April 27, 2012

Time: 1:00pm-3:00pm

Where: Gast Business Library, Michigan State University

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Breezy Silver Thursday, December 1, 2011 - 6:31pm Categories: Database Updates, Library News

ProQuest will be performing maintenance from Saturday, December 3 at 10pm to Sunday, December 4 at 10am. Some of the business databases affected will be ABI/INFORM, Entrepreneurship, and ProQuest Historical Annual Reports. Some titles in those databases will be impacted as well including Just-Series Market Research Reports (via ProQuest Entrepreneurship), Hoover's Company Records (via ProQuest Entrepreneurship), First Research (via ProQuest ABI/INFORM), Business Monitor International (BMI) Industry Reports (via ProQuest ABI/INFORM), and Just-Series Market Research Reports (via ProQuest...

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Breezy Silver Tuesday, November 15, 2011 - 8:21pm Categories: Database Updates, Library News

The WRDS Unix server will be undergoing maintenance from 7:00am - 10:00am EST on Tuesday, November 22. The WRDS website will not be affected by the maintenance. You will not be able to access WRDS through UNIX or PC SAS Connect while the maintenance is in progress. Jobs and user sessions that are active when it begins will be interrupted and they will have to be restarted when the system is back online.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

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