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.
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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:
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Datamonitor360 has a new name -- MarketLine Advantage. It also contains additional company and industry profiles and case study reports. It contains over 30,000 companies, 3,500 industry profiles, over 110 country profiles, over 50,000 financial deals reports along with over 60,000 news articles, and over 2,500 company SWOT analyses. They also have case studies. Industry profiles include Porter's Five Forces. Take a look: http://er.lib.msu.edu/notice.cfm?dblistno=045889.
The Gast Business Library welcomes faculty, staff and students back for another exciting year and would like to take this opportunity to remind everyone of the services available through the library. We provide access to a premiere collection of electronic resources and highly specialized research support. Visit our web site for more information: http://www.lib.msu.edu/branches/bus/.
Landscan 2011 is a world population dataset at approximately 1 km resolution. It represents an ambient population (average over 24 hours). The LandScan algorithm uses spatial data and imagery analysis technologies and a multi-variable dasymetric modeling approach to disaggregate census counts within an administrative boundary. Since no single population distribution model can account for the differences in spatial data availability, quality, scale, and accuracy as well as the differences in cultural settlement practices, LandScan population distribution models are tailored to match the...Continue reading "LandScan Global Population 2011"...