Faculty, staff, and students now have access to Mergent Key Business Ratios. This database provides access to competitive benchmarking data compiled from D&B’s database of public and private companies.
14 key business ratios are featured, measuring solvency, efficiency, and profitability
Access is available through the Gast Business Library’s Business Electronic Resources page. Questions? Ask a business librarian.
Lansing Maker Week is almost here. MSU Libraries is one of more than a dozen community partners that will be contributing to Lansing’s first annual Maker Week. As one of the Lansing Maker Week partners, the MSU Libraries will be showcasing maker activities we support during an open house. There will be demos of the Espresso Book Machine, which is capable of printing a book in 7 minutes from a pdf file, and the new 3D printer.
When: Tuesday, October 7 from 12-4pm
Where: 2nd floor of the Main Library.
More Maker Week Events on MSU’s Campus:
Open House...Continue reading "Calling All Makers!"...
Over the next two weeks, there are two events that all MSU business students should try to attend.
The Career Resource Fair
When: 9/24-9/25 and 9/29-9/30 from 10am-2pm
Where: 1st floor hallway of the Business College Complex
The Career Resource Fair is a one-stop shop for students to prepare for the Career Gallery! Employers will be paired with Career Center staff to help service students in resume critiques, interviews, elevator speeches, career resourcing and more! The library will be helping to staff the Company Research/Career Resources table...Continue reading "Upcoming Career Events"...
3D Printing is a form of additive manufacturing that creates objects from digital designs by layering plastic or other material to match the design. This technology is quickly changing how models and products are being created in a wide variety of fields, from airplane engine manufacturing to jewelry design. On Tuesday, September 9, to celebrate the launching of 3D Printing services at the Main Library, MSU Libraries hosted representatives from Packaging, Engineering, and Veterinary Medicine to highlight how the technology is being used on campus.
Over the past few years, the number...Continue reading "Bringing Together MSU’s 3D Fabricators at the Main Library"...
The Gast Business Library is hosting an Endnote X6 and Endnote Web workshop and a Zotero workshop in October. In these workshops, participants will learn how to import references and create bibliographies with ease.
Business Library Workshops:
Zotero: Wednesday, October 8th from 4:30-6:30pm in Room 22
Endnote X6 and Endnote Web: Tuesday, October 28th from 2-4pm in Room 22
MSU Libraries also offers additional classes in Endnote, Zotero and Mendeley.
To view MSU Libraries' workshop schedule and to register, go to the Courses and Registration page....Continue reading "Upcoming Citation Management Software Workshops"...
Faculty and staff can request that a book in the library stacks be delivered directly to their office with a simple click. Use the Faculty Delivery link in the catalog to request that the book be checked out and sent to your campus office.
This world map is composed entirely of musical notation. It was created with the intention of viewing the world in musical terms. Specifically, as a symbol and model of harmony, or as the author prefers, ‘common threads.’ The entire composition is scored for 37 instruments and contains a total of 32 measures. The total playing time is approximately 40 seconds.
Wondering what it sounds like? This YouTube video performs the piece.
(detail from map)
Citation; World Beat Music. Made (and composed) by James Plakovic. Published in New York by MusicArt in 1996....Continue reading "A World Made of Music"...
Faculty, staff, and students now have access to Mergent Archives which replaced Mergent WebReports. This database provides access to a vast archive of corporate and industry related documents covering over 100 countries and industries.
It contains the following:
-Historical annual reports going back to the early 1900s
-Digital copies of the printed volumes of Moody's/Mergent Manuals going back to the early 1900s
-Historical industry reports for the key industries in North America, Latin America, Europe, and Asia/Pacific
Donetsk. From Ukraïna, [topohrafichna karta]: 1:200 000. Published in Kiev by ViĭsʹKovo-kartohrafichna Fabryka in 1997.
This detailed map of Donetsk Oblast shows the area where Malaysian flight 17 went down approximately 14:15 Greenwich Mean Time on Thursday July 17th, 2014.
This map will be on display in the MSU Map Library starting Friday July 18th, 2014.
Faculty, staff, and students now have access to Panjiva. This database contains import and export data for more than 15 million U.S. and international companies and 35 million products. It can be used to research global suppliers and trading partners, track specific shipments, and see sourcing trends by HTS code. Access is available through the Gast Business Library's Business Electronic Resources page.