Michigan State University
February 13, 2019 - 11:44:00 am (America/Detroit)
Blog: Business Library News

Whether you're a graduate or an undergraduate, Vault Career Insider is an indispensable source for information about careers, industries, and occupations. 

Vault is a recognized leader in career search resources and their Career Insider database offers a wealth of job information, including internships and foreign employment opportunities, cover letter tips and career advice, as well as MBA and industry rankings.



February 08, 2019 - 3:29:00 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Business Library News

"...If Silicon Valley and Black Mirror had a book baby, it would be Live Work Work Work Die.” - Booklist

If you haven't already, check out one of our New Popular Business Books, titled Live Work Work Work Die



January 25, 2019 - 4:05:00 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Business Library News

What is Kanopy?

Kanopy is an on-demand streaming video platform for universities that offers viewers a large collection of award-winning films and documentaries.

For students, Kanopy is a FREE Netflix alternative. It may also be one of the best kept secrets for award-winning documentaries, and film festival favorites!



January 17, 2019 - 4:04:00 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Business Library News

Looking for a new podcast?  

Check out The Wall Street Journal podcasts!

Here's a shortlist of some our favorite WSJ podcasts, with one particularly intriguing/popular title for each:

The Future of Everything

     Listen: The High-Tech Approach to Human Fertility

Secrets of Wealthy Women



January 10, 2019 - 9:02:00 am (America/Detroit)
Blog: Business Library News

Good data is a powerful tool. 

According to the Wharton School of Business, "Presenters who use visual language [such as infographics] are perceived by audiences as more effective than those not using visuals."  

Ponder this: Don't infographics convey a lot more information in a lot less space than would an article or regular graphs of the same data?

Well of course! And according to the CEO of Market Domination Media, "An infographic is 30 times more likely to be read than a text article."

Infographics allow individuals to:



January 04, 2019 - 1:01:00 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Map Library   Categories: Events

MSU Libraries is offering several workshops in spring on GIS and map related topics. All workshops are free and open to the public. The workshops will be held in the Main Library.



December 28, 2018 - 8:23:00 am (America/Detroit)
Blog: Map Library   Categories: Collections

Negaunee area 1851 and 1872

The United States was eager to learn more about rumors of a potential vast wealth in iron to be had in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.  Copper mining was well underway and iron mining was just beginning when the Department of the Interior charged John Foster and Josiah Whitney to take a crew up there and complete a hasty geological survey of the 100,000 square mile area.



December 13, 2018 - 10:52:00 am (America/Detroit)
Blog: Business Library News

Looking for visualizations that highlight major global trade networks? 

Want to know which country exports the most puzzles? 

The Observatory of Economic Complexity is a research and data viz tool used to explore global trade dynamics. It provides a snapshot of countries imports, exports, trade partners, products, and so on. Basically, it's a research tool that allows users to quickly compose a visual narrative about countries and the products they exchange. It provides access to bilateral trade data for roughly 200 countries, 50 years and 1000 different products.



December 12, 2018 - 3:04:00 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Gull Lake Library New Books   Categories: News and Events

Heckman.   Ecological Strategies Of Aquatic Insects.  Science Publishers, Inc  ©2018    Call Number:  QL 472 .H43 2018



December 05, 2018 - 2:45:00 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Business Library News

CB Insights recently released a report outlining trends which they say will shape the technology sector in 2019.

The company which uses machine learning to mine terabytes of data and knowledge in order to help clients "see where the [tech] world is going," has identified 14 of the tech trends they'll be watching closely this year. According to CB Insights, here are just a few of the ways that technology will impact our lives in 2019:



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