The MSU Map Library has added several new sets of digital topographic maps:
Ethiopia at 1:250,000 by the Ethiopian Mapping Agency YaʼItyoṗyā kārtā śerā derejet
These new sets join our Ethiopian JOGs which were added in June 2012. All sheets are available in JPG preview, TIF, and GeoTIF. In the future we plan to add some sheets of Somalia at 1:100...Continue reading "Digital Topographic Maps: Somalia and Ethiopia"...
Emily Treptow started on November 1 as the newest business reference librarian at the Gast Business Library. Emily will be serving as the subject specialist in the areas of international business and entrepreneurship/small business and career information. Her areas of professional interest include social media, online learning technologies, and information literary. Welcome Emily!
The Gast Business Library will close early at 5pm on Wednesday, November 21 and will be closed Thursday - Saturday, November 22-24. We will resume normal hours on Sunday, November 25.
Traveling for the upcoming holidays? The Gast Business Library has a new audio books collection that can help fill up those long hours of travel. Our collection includes titles like:
If you're not first, you're last: sales strategies to dominate your market and beat your competition / Grant Cardone.
Inside Apple: how America's most admired--and secretive--company really works / Adam Lashinsky.
Quiet: the power of introverts in a world that can't stop talking / Susan Cain
The books circulate 2 weeks and renewals are allowed unless recalled.
Find the entire collection...Continue reading "Check out the new Business Library Audio Books Collection"...
Kirkwood. Natural shoreline landscapes on Michigan's inland lakes : guidebook for property owners. Michigan State University Extension, 2011. Call Number: QH 541.5 .L3 N38 2011
CRC handbook of chemistry and physics. CRC Press, 2012/2013. Call Number: QD 65 .H3 ed.93 2012/2012 (in Reference section).
Ostfeld, Keesing and Eviner. Infectious disease ecology : the effects of ecosystems on disease and of disease on ecosystems. Princeton University Press, c2008. Call Number: QH 541.15 .E265 I54 2008 c.2
Switzer. A family farm : life on an Illinois dairy farm. University of...Continue reading "New Books"...
Mittelbach. Community Ecology. Sinauer Associates, c2012. Call Number: QH 541 .M526 2012 c.2
Allison. Ecological Restoration and Environmental Change. Call Number: QH 541.15 .R45 A45 2012
Carbon sequestration and greenhouse gas fluxes in agriculture : challenges and opportunities. CAST, 2011. Call Number: S 592.6 C35 C264 2011
Van der Valk. The Biology of Freshwater Wetlands 2nd ed. Oxford University Press, 2012. Call Number: QH 87.3 .V35 2012 c.2
Patterson. Freshwater fish of the Northeast. University Press of New England, c2010. Call Number: QL 628.N92...Continue reading "New Books"...
Global Market Information Database (Passport GMID) (via Euromonitor) has a new interface when you first get into the database. The new home page has a new look. Check it out today: http://libguides.lib.msu.edu/busdatabases. Passport GMID is great for industry and marketing information.
For students studying late at the Gast Business Library, Statewalk volunteers are now available to walk them anywhere on campus. Statewalk is a free service offered by MSU's chapter of Alpha Phi Omega, the national community service fraternity. Volunteers are at the library from 10 p.m. to 12 a.m. Sunday and Monday nights this fall. Look for the Statewalk table in the front lobby of the Business Library.
Great news for all of you that use Simmons OneView. It does not have to be used in the library. It can be used anywhere including off campus. It does have a limit of 15 users at a time. You can find it linked on our Business databases page: http://libguides.lib.msu.edu/busdatabases.
MSU faculty, academic staff, and academic administrators are invited to take part in a new faculty discussion group on Print on Demand (POD) Self Publishing and Alternate Publishing Models in Academia. The MSU Libraries are organizing the group in response to faculty request.
Discussion topics will include: advantages and disadvantages of alternative models; resources for editing, design, indexing and production; marketing through professional organizations and trade associations; distribution through non-traditional channels, and more.
Fall 2012 schedule:
Wednesday,...Continue reading "New faculty discussion group: Print on Demand (POD) Self Publishing &amp; Alternative..."...